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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Panama Hat: A Top Investment
Purchase a straw hat for four or five figures? Assuredly, sir. Here’s why a finely crafted Panama is worth every penny of its price.
Wil Whiting: The Bespoke Shirt Evolution
Shirts, even bespoke shirts, are made in roughly the same way as they were half a century ago. But that won’t stop Wil Whiting pushing the boundaries…
Eye to Eye with the Bespoke Dudes
The Bespoke Dudes’ Fabio Attanasio talks to The Rake about classic style, the importance of craftsmanship and how he’s built his eyewear empire.