The Autumn/Winter of The Patriarch: Gianni Agnelli
All hail Gianni Agnelli, ‘The Rake of the Rivieria’. We revisit his life, influence and lasting impact on the culture that underpins our magazine.
Osaka Five: The Evolution Of Japanese Denim
There is a tale of entrepreneurial Japanese travelling to America in the early 1980s to buy up all the old denim looms from a short-sighted company by the name of Levi’s. They took them back home and,...
Create Your Own Bespoke Tweed with Huntsman
Rake readers and bespoke purists, it’s time to release that inner child of yours. So locate your pencil case and prepare to get creative as Huntsman — one of Savile Row’s most esteemed and oldest tail...
Invest: Honorific Gentleman’s Valet Stand
“Honorific was born from a desire to foster, maintain and preserve the lifestyle of gentlemen and their daily rituals,” Mantas Lesauskas, founder of Honorific, a London-based luxury furniture design b...
An Arm and A Clegg: Frank Clegg Leatherworks
As you might have guessed from the title, Frank Clegg’s bags are not cheap. Affordable, perhaps. An investment, absolutely. Worth it? One hundred per cent. If you’re going to pay three to four figures...
What To Buy This Week: Vol 21
Ranch Dressing: W.H. Ranch Dungarees
There were three brands that spearheaded the evolution of denim in the mid 20th-century; Levi’s, Wrangler and Lee. Levi’s already boasted a history unmatched at the time and the they were continuing t...
Project Furious Eagle Pt III: The Collection
In the words of maverick modern design guru Mo Coppoletta, “the handkerchief is by its very definition one of those few accessories that can help to defuse an otherwise formal ensemble, it’s a touch o...