Style March 2022
The history of the Trench Coat
Long before the conflict which gave them their name – and even longer before the likes of Bogart and Caine made them cool – trench coats were being invented in increments by the fabric pioneers of centuries gone by.
Style November 2019
Grenfell: East London's most pioneering brand
Managing Director Mo Azam gives Lee Osborne behind the scenes access to the Grenfell archives and manufacturing facility in London’s East End. He explains how his father negotiated the brand’s return to its British roots and how a chance DM led to the acquisition of an incredible company heirloom
Style November 2019
Why Grenfell is hard to Beat
Inspired by the Beatniks and classic British outerwear, this season’s Grenfell collection is full of warm, rich fabrics with a touch of 50s panache.
Style October 2019
Grenfell: Man of the Cloth
This British heritage firm honours the memory of a prominent humanitarian who risked life and limb to care for the meek.
Style January 2019
Fly and dry: A Rainwear Trio You Need To Know
When it rains it pours, but thankfully we’ve complied a short list of three rainwear brands, all of which just so happen to be fine exponents of British manufacturing, to keep you dry over the next few months.
Style November 2018
Editors' Picks... Outerwear
The Rake’s Editors select this season’s key outerwear pieces from our Black Friday/Cyber Weekend sale.
Looks October 2018
That's a Wrap: 7 Winter Coats
Beat the freeze this winter with statement outerwear for every type of outfit.
Style September 2018
Invest: The Rake x Grenfell's Despatch Rider's Coat
Exclusive to The Rake, this Despatch Rider’s coat by Grenfell is designed to combat even the hairiest of conditions.
Style February 2018
Grenfell's Archive-Inspired Outerwear
Having delved into the unparalleled history, The Rake is proud to offer several new pieces of outerwear from British heritage brand Grenfell.
Craft February 2018
The Story of Sir Wilfred Grenfell
The Rake pieces together the unique story of Sir Wilfred Grenfell, who brought the eponymous brand on a journey from the Labrador coast in Canada to a cotton mill in Burnley.
Style January 2018
The Rake x Vitale Barberis Canonico's Flâneur Collection
Introducing the Flâneur Collection, a four-piece capsule made in collaboration with Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of Italy’s most respected fabric mills.
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.