Style March 2022
Cary Grant's Guide to the Perfect Classic Suit
One of the best-dressed men ever reveals his sartorial philosophy.
Style November 2021
The 21 Things You Need To Know About Black Tie
The Rake reveals the formalwear intelligence you need to absorb to ensure black-tie success.
Style June 2018
Picks of the Week: Business Casual
Hitting the sweet spot between two of menswear’s most venerable stylistic departments, Business Casual dressing can bring together the best of both worlds and make for a happier working life.…
Style January 2018
5 Alternative Ways to Wear Black Tie
Whether you’re a rakish rule-breaker or a smouldering sybarite, here’s our guide to making black tie your own.
Code May 2017
What To Buy This Week: The Cannes Edit
In honour of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, here’s our pick of what to pack, from the ultimate dinner jacket to a cognac investment you won’t want to miss.
Style December 2016
Night Shift: The Evening Gown Renaissance
It is a truth universally acknowledged that modern pyjamas are almost crushingly inelegant. The Rake for one can stand them no longer, so what follows is a cry to arms. It’s time to embrace the evening-gown revolution…
Style July 2016
A Love Affair With The White Suit
The white suit is an almost impossibly romantic garment with a long and illusive history, but that could all be about to change, so says The Rake’s Online Editor.
Style July 2016
How To Master Morning Dress
In the middle of race and wedding season as we are, it sadly seems that getting morning dress right is a dying art in this modern world. So allow The…
Style April 2016
Tailored Tips for Truly Decadent Dinner Dress
There’s no doubt that contemporary dinner dress is becoming less formal and more fluid, at its best taking on a louche, subversive aesthetic...
News January 2016
Ballroom Blitz | Chester Barrie
The Rake considers Chester Barrie’s glamourous, tailored collection for Autumn/Winter ’16, from London Collections: Men.
Style October 2015
Edward's Scissorhands: The Story of Edward Sexton
One had the social cachet, the other a magic touch in the workshop, and together Tommy Nutter and Edward Sexton dragged Savile Row into the modern era, writes Tom Stubbs.…
Style September 2015
The Noble Ninefold Path to Suit Enlightenment: Intro
'A great suit makes princely a pauper while a poor suit vandalises a king.'