Style September 2020
Hallmark of the Sartorial Rebel: The 6x1 Double-Breasted Jacket
Some of the 20th century’s most celebrated tailors mastered the rules, only to break them; the 6×1 double-breasted suit being one of The Rake‘s personal favourite transgressions.
Style February 2018
9 Collar Styles and How to Wear Them
Framing the face you present to the world, the type of collar you select is perhaps the most critical decision in men’s dressing. Here, we detail the nine essential styles of shirt collar.
Style January 2018
5 Ways to Wear a Denim Shirt
From the softest blues to the darkest indigos, denim shirting is comfortable, long-wearing and increasingly versatile.
Style September 2017
The Rise of Urban Sports Chic
The urban male has tired of inconvenience and compromise, and the menswear industry has responded by creating a new code of dress that combines fine tailoring and functionality.
Code March 2017
G. Bruce Boyer's Ten Menswear Commandments
The Rake‘s Editor-At-Large, Christian Barker, speaks to G. Bruce Boyer, a vanguard of sartorialism and menswear, who unveils his sacred Ten Commandments on men’s style.
Pleasure March 2017
Holy Smokes: How To Enjoy Your First Cigar
“The cigar is something that commands respect. It is made for all the senses and all the pleasures; for the nose, the palate, the fingers, the eyes. A good cigar contains the promise of a totally pleasurable experience.” – Zino Davidoff.
Style August 2016
Balding Like A Badass: How To Lose Your Hair Gracefully
The Rake provides an honest and comprehensive guide for addressing every gentleman’s worst nightmare with pride and panache.
Style August 2016
Halcyon Greys: The Power of the Grey Suit
This month we are championing all things ‘grise’, so our sartorial specialist contemplates the nuances of the grey suit and offers a little inspiration.
Code July 2016
What To Buy This Week: Vol. 8
It seems that the warm weather has arrived to stay at last, so allow The Rake to open your week with some particularly summery investment suggestions.