The Lasting Craft of Paolo Scafora
With headquarters nestled in Naples, Paolo Scafora creates traditional footwear with an added dash of contemporary splendour.
The Driving Force Behind Chapal
With unparalleled heritage and a reputation for quality that is lost on most contemporary brands, Chapal has been producing the finest leather jackets for 185 years, and it’s just getting started.
Words of Wisdom: Robert Ettinger
Robert Ettinger, the Chairman and Chief Executive of the eponymous luxury leather goods brand, tells The Rake how, despite changing times in the industry, he continues to build on his father’s founding legacy.
Aero Leather: Crafting Classics
Aero Leather isn’t trying to reinvent the wheel. Instead, the Scotland-based brand takes classic styles and crafts them to a standard as hard-wearing and exquisite as the originals.
Huitcinq 1988’s Time-Honoured Designs
Federico De Peppo of Huitcinq 1988 takes a transparent approach to craftsmanship and luxury, exhibited in the quality of his leather goods and his workshop’s open-door policy.
Rakish Transitions: How to Pair Shoes and Socks
Our sartorial menswear expert explores the relationship between the trouser cuff, sock and shoe – and how to get it right.
Cromford Leather Company: Taking Aim
British-based Cromford Leather Company has created garments for some of the most well-known faces in film, but evidence of its expertise lies in its well-versed craft.
Bennett Winch: Balancing Form and Function
British brand Bennett Winch is evidence that, in the world of luxury luggage, practicality doesn’t have to compromise aesthetics.