Style May 2019
How To Spot An Ill-Fitting Suit
Our Sartorial Guru is here with five tips to spot an ill-fitting suit and, in turn, provide you with the knowledge to not make the exact same mistakes…
Style April 2019
Style 101: The 1950s
Forget about today, the much-loved quip “what a time to be alive” should only be used when referring to the 1950s, a decade that stylistically was full of volume and character that just so happens to be more prevalent today than ever before.
Pleasure January 2019
Holy Smokes: How To Light Your Cigar
The Rake’s cigar expert, Mike Choi, dispenses some words of wisdom in how to light your cigar and most importantly how not to, in other words, with a £50 note.
Pleasure August 2018
How To Select Your First Cigar
Relighting our Holy Smokes series, Mike Choi breaks down the elementary bits of information that a new cigar smoker should know, beginning with step one – selecting your first cigar.
Style July 2018
Style Rules: A Visual Guide To Ripping Them Up
A little sartorial transgression goes a long way, as the masterfully stylish attendees at Pitti Uomo 94 showed us. Here are a few tips on how to break the rules with confidence and skill.
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 December 2017
How to Wear Green
Why more verdant sartorial pastures offer a breath of fresh air – and how to pull of the colour of nature, growth, freshness and fertility.
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.