The Enduring Popularity of Denim
Denim has transcended social class, status and wealth, and in doing so has become the ultimate engine of self expression.
An Ode to Rebellion
This month The Rake will celebrate the notion of ‘rebellion’, highlighting important figures who broke free from the status quo, and innovated within their respective fields.
Blackhorse Lane Ateliers: Craft Denim
Tucked away deep in East London lies Blackhorse Lane Ateliers, an unassuming denim specialist producing some of the finest jeans in the land.
What To Buy This Week: Penny Loafers & Denim
Crisp indigo denim worn with a sleek penny loafer will forever be a wonderful combination, like a glass of rosé as you unwind the day in the South of France. The Rake charges its glass to three pairings that you should have in your armoury this summe...
The Most Rakish Menswear Stores on the Planet: Broadway & Sons
The Rake speaks to David Asseraf, founder of Broadway & Sons, a vintage dealership based in Gothenburg that specialises in military and denim clothing, who reveals he once bought 90,000 pairs of American denim in one go.
Osaka Five: The Evolution Of Japanese Denim
Whether you’re a denim connoisseur-come-collector or a novice dipping your toe into the indigo pool of vintage denim, Josh Sims goes back to the ...
Drake’s for The Rake: The Cutaway Collar Denim Shirts
It’s official, the denim shirt is the new white shirt and of all the denim shirts out there, Drakes’ are perhaps best known. No wonder then that ...
Original Blue: The Cooper Collection
The Rake introduces The Cooper Collection, a premium selvedge denim line by Lee Cooper, founded in 1908. Known to be the original British denim b...