Style January 2023
Pitti Uomo 103rd Edition
With the 103rd edition of Pitti Uomo drawing to a close, we reflect on the event with a selection of our favourite moments from the Fortezza da Basso.
Style January 2023
Pitti Uomo: All You Need To Know
This year marks the 103rd edition of Pitti Uomo. That’s 103 examples of menswear’s greatest gathering of brands and designers congregated in Florence to launch an event that preceded Milan’s fashion elite.
Pleasure January 2023
The Rake Dispatch: Visiting Florence during Pitti Uomo
Florence during Pitti Uomo is buzzing with aesthetic excellence, reflected in the fashions of the revellers and the beauty of the city’s architecture.
Icons December 2022
Rakish Icons: Steven Meisel
For those of us who came to admire Steven Meisel’s covers of the famous fashion magazines in the nineties and noughties, revisiting them again elicits a feeling of warm nostalgia.
Icons November 2022
Rakish Icons: Slim Aarons
Slim Aarons’ photography presented the lives of the rich and the famous. He captured the Jetset and the glitterati at the Cap du Eden Roc hotel or in Positano and Mustique, his work remains an iconic window into an enviable period of affluence and glamour. Yet Aarons’ beginnings were rooted in poverty and war.
Icons October 2022
Rakish Icons: Tom Ford
Considering what was to come in his great career, Issue 7’s Cover Star, Tom Ford’s beginnings were rather unspectacular. We look into the sequence of events that would make Tom Ford the superstar designer he is today…
Style October 2022
The Rake Style Guide: Women In Suits
We round up the five standout icons and moments of women’s suiting.
Style September 2022
Travel Journal: Venice
It begins with a gondola—as it ought to in Venice. In the early morning hours, while the sun yawns out into the open lagoon, the small boats skate vertically above the water and life restarts in the world’s most beautiful city.
Speed September 2022
The Passion of Monza
Enzo Ferrari was a motorsport enthusiast with a commercial problem. Indeed, it’s no secret that the founder of Ferrari was obsessed with one thing—often at the expense of his core business: to build the fastest car on the planet at any cost, and to keep the prancing horse at the pinnacle of racing.
Pleasure September 2022
Venice Film Festival’s Greatest Dressed
Grandeur. Elegance. Class. Venice inspires its visitors to blend into the city’s beauty, most notably during the ongoing film festival.
Style August 2022
What a Pitti
Colour, flash, dash, civility and community… Pitti Uomo is back.
Watches August 2022
Villa d’Este on Lake Como was once a resort for men of the cloth. These days it serves another heavenly purpose, as the host of Concorso D’Eleganza, where luxury watch specialists A. Lange & Söhne marry their mechanical mastery with the finest in automobile plumage.