Style August 2021
The history of Corduroy
An alluringly dishevelled fabric, made smart by adept designers such as Lorenzo Cifonelli, corduroy has a fascinating history, even if the debate of how the term was coined still rages on.
Style November 2020
Corduroy: Wales of a time
Not always held in the highest esteem, Corduroy is having a deserved resurgence. Here on TheRake.com we have a very fine selection for you to peruse.
Style November 2019
A Rakish Guide to the Seventies Revival
The plush, colourful, texture-heavy style of the seventies is well and truly making a comeback: here’s our guide to getting it right in 2019.
Style January 2019
The 6 Paris Streetstyle motifs that will inform your winter wardrobe
Discover what the finest of the fashion press wore in Paris and the key elements that will boost your winter wardrobe for seasons to come.
Style October 2018
Wale Watching: Corduroy Comes Into View
Textural, tactile, and traversing the smart-casual divide with aplomb, this season’s corduroy offering will get you in the grooves…
Style October 2018
Exclusive! Drake's for The Rake Corduroy Suit
Inspired by the aesthetic of 1970s New York, Drake’s has created a tobacco-coloured corduroy suit and accompanying shirt and tie, available exclusively from The Rake.
Code November 2017
Christmas Gift Guide: The Academic
From tailored cardigans to hand-finished spectacles, here’s what you should purchase for the academic this Christmas.
Style November 2017
Perfectly Cast: Drake's for The Rake Corduroy Suit and Accessories
Drawing inspiration from Ivy League style, Drake’s has created a vibrant blue corduroy suit and matching accessories, available exclusively from The Rake.
Style October 2017
10 of the Best Corduroy Garments
Corduroy’s comeback has given tailoring houses and streetwear brands a renewed excuse to stock up on this season’s most favoured fabric. Here’s what’s on our wishlist…
Style September 2017
Style 101: Corduroy
The once-dusty fabric has finally come into its own, with numerous luxury brands making use of its hardy yet lustrous qualities for their SS19 collections.