Stories November 2018
Bespoke and a Limited Edition? That'll be Cifonelli for The Rake
We’ve joined sartorial forces with Parisian tailor Lorenzo Cifonelli to offer a unique bespoke suit for The Rake readers only.
Style November 2018
Sannino: Your New Favourite Casualwear Brand
One of Naples’ best-kept secrets, Sannino is a family-owned outerwear brand that doesn’t compromise on quality or style. And your wardrobe couldn’t be happier…
Craft October 2018
Doucal's: Where English Shoemaking Meets Italian Invention
Doucal’s combines the structure and precision of the English shoemaking tradition with the comfort and luxury of Italian footwear, resulting in shoes your feet will thank you for…
Craft September 2018
Committed to Craft: The Balvenie Whisky and Michel Roux Jr Join Forces
Technology is to thank for much of the progress we’ve made in the modern age, but as a fruitful collaboration between The Balvenie Whisky and Michel Roux Jr reveals, no machine is a match for the hands-on nature of true craftsmanship.
Style April 2018
Grenson: Brogue Leader
Historic Northampton shoemaker Grenson may utilise time-honoured savoir-faire, but it certainly isn’t stuck in the past.
Craft November 2017
How Hermès Created a Silk Dynasty
The sensual feeling of an Hermès silk creation can act as a transportive moment back to a time or place. It is one of the reasons why the family owned house has been a byword for rarefied style for nearly two centuries.
Craft September 2017
The Woolmark Company x Scabal: Handling Perfection
The Woolmark Company and Scabal have collaborated on a video that celebrates craftsmanship in all its forms, highlighting just what it takes to achieve hand-crafted perfection.
Style September 2017
Vitale Barberis Canonico: A Sartorial Collaboration
The oldest family-run fabric mill in the world, Vitale Barberis Canonico produces the finest fabrics money can buy, as Karl-Edwin Guerre discovered when collaborating with three maestros of tailoring.
Craft September 2017
Huitcinq 1988's Time-Honoured Designs
Federico De Peppo of Huitcinq 1988 takes a transparent approach to craftsmanship and luxury, exhibited in the quality of his leather goods and his workshop’s open-door policy.
Craft June 2017
Turnbull & Asser: The Great British Shirtmaker
As they breeze through their 13th decade, The Rake explores British shirtmaker Turnbull & Asser, and discovers what makes them such an enduring heritage brand.