Stories September 2019
Altea AW19: Passionate Milanese Knitwear
Milanese knitwear brand Altea is known for its accessories, but also manufactures stylish sweats in enriching colours, with a major emphasis on design and quality.
Looks October 2018
Doppiaa bring their A-Game
In only three years, Italian brand Doppiaa has impressed with its unique approach to detail, fabric, colour and pattern. The result is a refreshingly modern and elegant take on Italian sartorial style…
Craft October 2018
Doucal's: Where English Shoemaking Meets Italian Invention
Doucal’s combines the structure and precision of the English shoemaking tradition with the comfort and luxury of Italian footwear, resulting in shoes your feet will thank you for…
Craft June 2018
Mess of Blues: Fit For A King
Its name an homage to Elvis Presley, Mess of Blues is ensuring the often staid world of men’s accessories and grooming gets all shook up.
Craft May 2018
Cordone 1956: Shirts of a Bygone Era
The quality of Cordone 1956’s shirts is a reflection of the era it was founded in – Italy’s golden age – which the house has been able to maintain more than half a century later.
Craft November 2017
The Lasting Craft of Paolo Scafora
With headquarters nestled in Naples, Paolo Scafora creates traditional footwear with an added dash of contemporary splendour.
Style July 2017
5 of the Best Neapolitan Blazers
Originally created with the heat of its eponymous city in mind, a Neapolitan blazer is the sartorial weapon of choice against the rising temperatures.
Craft May 2017
Giuseppe Santoni: One Step Ahead
At once a passionate scholar of his craft’s ancient principles and a pioneer of its future, Giuseppe Santoni has mastered the interplay between the past and the future. In doing…
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.
News January 2017
Pitti Uomo 91: Brunello Cucinelli
Luxury menswear that’s consistent in its seasonal collections, is easily wearable and beautifully made can sometimes be a hard find. Thankfully, Brunello Cucinelli is ever present, and its Autumn/Winter ’17 collection has us very excited.