Style December 2017
The Rake's Salute to Military Style
Menswear brands have long drawn inspiration from military dress, from the humble trench to the more sartorial jeep coat. Here, The Rake charts the journey from no man’s land to every man’s wardrobe.
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 May 2017
Permanently Stylish: Simon Crompton
When you are the man behind one of the world’s most influential style websites, there is pressure on you to walk the walk as well as talk the talk. Simon Crompton takes it in his fully bespoked stride…
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.
Style November 2016
Walking in Clover: An Ode to the Urban Commando Boot
Now that November has arrived the weather has officially gone to pot – which of course means one thing in The Rake’s mind – time to boot-up. Fortunately, our exclusive…
News November 2016
Global Significance: Ermenegildo Zegna Opens on New Bond Street
Last night marked a significant moment in the history of Ermenegildo Zegna, the opening of a landmark Global Store on London’s New Bond Street. Needless to say, the store is quite remarkable, not least for what it symbolizes and the messages it contains within…
Style October 2016
Man of the Moment: Thomas Mastronardi
Thomas Mastronardi, the marketing chief of U.S. haberdashery Paul Stuart, shows us how he stays ahead of the style game in New York.
Style February 2016
Going Commando: Collecting The Rake's Urban Commando Boots
When the very first customer of The Rake’s online atelier arrived in London to collect his own pair of Gaziano & Girling for The Rake Urban Commando Boots, we simply had…
News January 2016
The Rake's Online Atelier Launches
We are proud to announce the launch of The Rake’s new online atelier, which is now available for your perusal.
Style December 2015
Gaziano & Girling For The Rake: The Urban Commando Boot
Inspired in equal parts by the writing of Charles Baudelaire and Friedrich Nietzsche, the Rake Urban Commando boot is for both the dandy and the superman in you.