Pleasure August 2022
The Rake Dispatch: Pantelleria
Pantelleria, Italy. The word rolls off the tongue like a sweet sfoglia cake or the name of a mythical sea goddess.
Craft January 2020
Candiani: Dyeing to improve the textile industry
Freddie Anderson finds Italy’s most famous denim manufacturer open to leading the march for a more sustainable and eco-friendly textile industry.
Style December 2019
FROM THE GROUND UP
The Italian label Barbanera burst on to the sartorial scene as a shoemaker that blended refinement with a rock ’n’ roll philosophy. Now these three dashing upstarts are taking the next step: applying their DNA to ready-to-wear apparel. The results, as evidenced in these pages, are exceptional…
Style August 2019
L’Impermeabile: Style Entrenched
In an era of elevated weather volatility, the trench coat’s unique construction will prevent city showers from saturating your coveted suit. Stay stylishly safeguarded from the elements with timeless outerwear from Italian label L’Impermeabile.
Style July 2019
From Agnelli to Elkann – Italy’s Most Irresistible Summer Car
Jared Zaugg was all smiles when taking delivery of his Hertz car rental in Italy recently. Ferrari? No. Lambo? Not a bit of it. Try a FIAT Icon-e…
Speed May 2019
Review: Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este
The Rake reports back from a weekend spent in Como, Italy, at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, which is the world’s most prestigious classic car meeting…
News May 2019
Concorso d'Eleganza at Villa d'Este 2019
This weekend, The Rake will be in Como for the world’s most prestigious classic car meeting. Here’s what you need to know…
Pleasure May 2019
The Oenophile: Super-Tuscan Adventures
Christie’s International Director of Wine, Tim Triptree MW, heads to the rolling hills of Tuscany for a super-charged adventure in rich, ripe reds.
Style March 2019
Editor's Picks: The Joys of Spring
Spring has sprung with a decidedly Italian bouquet at The Rake. Digital Editor Ryan Thompson selects his favourite pieces to update your seasonal wardrobe.
Style December 2018
Raising a Glass to the Gritti
The Rake’s founder Wei Koh embarks on a Venetian odyssey, hanging his hat (and admittedly fine wardrobe) at the world’s most famous hotel.
Craft July 2017
Santillo 1970's Slow-Cooked Splendour
The Rake takes a closer look at Italian brand Santillo 1970’s casual crusade against fast fashion.
Pleasure July 2017
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.