Craft February 2020
Edward Green: British Shoemaking Brilliance
The nucleus of the World’s shoemaking capital since 1890, Edward Green continue to produce shoes for a long list of affable gentlemen from their Northamptonshire workshop.
Style November 2017
5 of This Season's Best Chelsea Boots
Originally created by Queen Victoria’s shoemaker in the 19th century, the Chelsea boot has endured many decades and numerous fashion trends to become one of the most versatile shoe styles on the market today…
Style September 2017
What To Wear in New York City
‘One belongs to New York instantly; one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.’ So said the writer Thomas Wolfe, and his celebration of the city’s inclusiveness holds true today…
Style July 2017
10 of this Season's Best Summer Shoes
Loafers aren’t the only shoes you can wear in summer, as The Rake highlights with this versatile selection of this season’s best summer shoes.
Style July 2017
10 Summer Wardrobe Essentials
Some garments are a must for when the weather heats up, from lightweight shirts to unlined suede loafers. Here are the finest summer essentials money can buy.
Style June 2017
Pocket Guide: Toby Bateman of Mr Porter
Toby Bateman, the Managing Director of Mr Porter, explains why the most important word in his style vocabulary is ‘versatility’.
Code April 2017
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 summer. Socks at your discretion.
Style February 2017
Treading Water: Boots to Beat Spring Showers
Boots come in all shapes and sizes, and whittling down the styles worth investing in can be a time consuming process but, as always, The Rake is here to help.
Code August 2016
What To Buy This Week: Vol. 11
This week’s selection proposes the best in the business when it comes to luxury goods and exceptional tailoring.
News March 2016
Rake Commends: Hot Chocolate
Don’t be discouraged, although the humble colour brown is often associated with all things unappealing, in fashionable circles sophisticated shades of chocolate, cream, caramel and taupe are enjoying a healthy…
Style November 2015
THE VELVET OVERGROUND
Liberated from their stuffy roots which date back to the Victorian era, slippers are now a bold style statement that border on the subversive.
Style October 2015
Rake Commends: Autumnal Boots
We all remember that fateful moment when boyhood dissipates and manhood takes over. For many, loosing one's virginity is a milestone that marks that transformative moment, for others, enjoying a…