Craft July 2019
Alfredo Rifugio: Hail to the King
Known as ‘The King of Handmade Leather Jackets,’ Alfredo Rifugio has been an indomitable figure of Italian craftmanship for over 50 years, producing quality suedes and leathers including the distinctive deerskin single-breasted jacket, crafted exclusively for TheRake.com.
Stories July 2019
Stubbs & Wootton: slipper art
Realised in Palm Beach where they’re based, Stubbs & Wootton have been at the forefront of an inspiring movement to reinvent the slipper into a genre of footwear that is smart, elegant and above all terrifically versatile.
Craft April 2019
Fralbo: The Generational Shirtmaker
Allow us to introduce Fralbo, a Neapolitan shirt-making brand whose meticulous approach to their craft runs generations deep and its premium range, the Anna Barone Collection, is simply remarkable.
Style May 2018
Invest: Thedi Leathers Olive Canvas Backpack
When it comes to sure-fire investments, be it clothing or accessories, a hard-wearing, reliable and sturdy backpack will never let you down.
Craft July 2017
Principe di Eleganza: A Bastion of Neapolitan Tailoring
Neapolitan tailoring is no fait accompli: it’s a perpetual work in progress, thanks to the stylish mastery of companies such as the aptly named Principe di Eleganza.
News January 2017
Milan Fashion Week Men's: Santoni
The Rake speaks to Giuseppe Santoni, owner of the eponymous luxury Italian shoemaker famed for its vibrant patinations, ahead of its Autumn/Winter ’17 collection.
Style July 2016
Chester Barrie for The Rake: The Lightweight Double-Breasted Travel Blazer
Introducing The Rake’s latest limited edition collaboration; the extraordinary lightweight Chester Barrie double-breasted travel blazer. A jacket that’s every bit as clever as it cool and comfortable to wear.
Style May 2016
Santoni for The Rake: The Lightweight Camouflage Suede Monk Straps
Just in time for warmer weather in which we doff our socks and flash a little ankle, The Rake shop now offers Santoni’s iconic monkstrap slipper, with comfort and longevity…
Style April 2016
Edward Sexton for The Rake: Signature Pin Collar Shirting & Ties
Master tailor Edward Sexton has launched a ready-to-wear capsule collection of pin collar shirting and ties, all of which reflect his signature ‘Sexton look’, so it is only natural that The…
Style April 2016
When it comes to blending old school sporting style with contemporary formal wear, Corthay’s Francois Pourcher has got it covered. But then that’s to be expected, given his credentials as the…