Santillo 1970’s Slow-Cooked Splendour
The Rake takes a closer look at Italian brand Santillo 1970’s casual crusade against fast fashion.
Sicily: Why Now is the Time to Visit
Sicily has long been where the Italians holiday, but its reputation as a mafioso stronghold has held it back. Not for much longer, as The Rake discovers.
Milano Unica AW18 Textile Fair Report
The Rake visits Milano Unica, the annual trade fair that showcases some of the most prestigious fabric mills in menswear from Vitale Barberis Canonico to Fox Brothers.
7 Rakish Style Tips from Pitti Uomo 92
The infamous trade show is finally sobering up, with brands and street style regulars alike adopting more subtle, discreet takes on menswear. Here’s what The Rake found out at Pitti Uomo 92…
Belsire: Neapolitan Masters of ‘Sangue Freddo’ Style
Founded by two truly perspicacious brothers, Belsire might possibly be the most aptly named commercial entity in Italy.
La Posta Vecchia Hotel, Rome
Located just south of jet set favourite, Il Pellicano, sits sister hotel La Posta Vecchia. Can it live up to the family name?
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/Winte...
Simone Says: Frasi’s Simone Righi
Simone Righi’s store is like a cross between a walk-in wardrobe and an exhibition of Florence’s finest craftsmanship. The Rake gets a close-up of...