Stories March 2019
The Edit... by Tomoyoshi Takada
BEAMS buyer and one of the best-dressed men in the world, Tomoyoshi Takada picks his favourite pieces from TheRake.com.
Stories October 2018
Camoshita United Arrows: Always on Target
To welcome the inaugural drop of Camoshita on The Rake, we take a look at the Ivy League motifs that have influenced founder Yasuto Kamoshita.
Style December 2017
The Evolution of Japanese Tailoring
Heavily influenced by Europe and American Ivy League style, tailoring has always played a huge role in Japan’s sartorial landscape.
Craft October 2017
Ring Jacket's Quest for Quality
By carefully studying Neapolitan tailoring and innovating through fabric, Japanese-based Ring Jacket creates ready-to-wear pieces that are both elegant and comfortable.
Pleasure May 2017
Finca Cortesin: Suite Escape
How has luxury resort and spa Finca Cortesin made a name for itself as a destination in its own right? The Rake takes a trip to one of Andalucia’s most beautiful properties to find out.
Craft February 2017
The Last Emperor: Yohei Fukuda
There’s a distinct sense of understatement surrounding Japanese shoemaker Yohei Fukuda, who strikes The Rake as a man that likes to let his work speak for him. And speak for him it does, as our Online Editorial Assistant explains.
Style January 2017
Osaka Five: The Evolution Of Japanese Denim
Whether you’re a denim connoisseur-come-collector or a novice dipping your toe into the indigo pool of vintage denim, Josh Sims goes back to the original heritage brands that kickstarted the…
Craft December 2016
A Fair Go at Bryceland's and Co.
Ethan Newton’s Tokyo-based international menswear business is built upon a philosophy of classicism, craftsmanship, sustainability and fair play.
Pleasure December 2016
Come Fry With Me: The Imperial Hotel, Tokyo
The Imperial Hotel’s jazz-age slash late-sixties ring-a-ding-ding vibe is one of the things that makes the establishment stand out as a particularly unique and undeniably rakish spot to spend time in…
Style November 2016
The Most Rakish Menswear Stores on the Planet: The Real McCoy's
Allow us to introduce you to The Real McCoy’s, the leading Japanese reproduction label, who take classic staples of Americana style and elevate them to even higher realms.