Craft September 2022
The making of lorenzo cifonelli for the rake
In the world of tailoring, craftsmanship is synonymous with Lorenzo Cifonelli. Since he stood at the foot of his grandfather’s cutting table, an emphasis on doing things properly, with the best fabrics and most measured details, has become a part of his core principles.
Icons August 2022
Rakish Icons: Lorenzo Cifonelli
Tailoring is a funny breed of art. There are the big names; the heritage, the houses and the cuts and shapes—books have been filled about them, and there’s a chance you’re familiar with the lexicon—but strangely, the artists themselves have little appreciation outside of their craft.
Craft August 2022
Cifonelli Dreams Do Come True
Even Hollywood directors need their own superheroes. Paul Feig’s is a vision in a white double-breasted waistcoat — the French master himself…
Craft August 2021
'Young Man - Go To Cifonelli'
With the Lorenzo Cifonelli for The Rake collection available to order now, we reflect upon just what makes the iconic Parisian tailoring house, Cifonelli, such an extraordinary bespoke institution.
Style August 2021
Lorenzo Cifonelli's Guide to Paris
The tailors to countless French presidents, New Wave cinema icons and stylish European royalty, Cifonelli has played a pivotal role in helping shape Parisian culture for nearly a century. As much as they have given to Paris, Lorenzo is quick to point out that it is the City of Light that has given even more.
Style August 2021
Lorenzo Cifonelli's Parisian Inspiration
Located at the same rue Marbeuf address in Paris’s Golden Triangle since 1936, the house of Cifonelli has more than stamped its mark on Parisian history. Through the latest collaboration with The Rake, master tailor Lorenzo Cifonelli has finally been able to use the city he loves as the inspiration behind a deeply personal collection.
Style May 2021
LORENZO CIFONELLI FOR THE RAKE LIMITED EDITION COLLECTION: second drop
In view of last month’s collaboration between Lorenzo Cifonelli and The Rake proving so popular, we’re happy to reveal a second drop featuring six new Lorenzo-designed looks, that perpetuate the Riviera charm at groundbreaking value.
Style October 2019
Cifonelli's AW19 is a masterclass
Cifonelli’s new seasonal collection is full of the bespoke motifs that have made this sartorial house one of the most revered in the world.
Watches June 2019
OMEGA: MY CHOICE - Lorenzo Cifonelli
Born into a tailoring dynasty, Lorenzo Cifonelli is firmly laying down the foundations for future generations with aplomb and an Omega on his wrist…
Style November 2018
Bespoke and a Limited Edition? That'll be Cifonelli for The Rake
We’ve joined sartorial forces with Parisian tailor Lorenzo Cifonelli to offer a unique bespoke suit for The Rake readers only.
Craft July 2017
How Cifonelli has Mastered Ready-to-Wear
No simple diffusion line, Cifonelli’s ready-to-wear collection shares the attributes and qualities that have made the house’s bespoke operation so renowned.
Style August 2016
Cutting His Own Jib: Lorenzo Cifonelli
Power, strength and nobility: the attributes of the Native American thunderbird could also be used to describe the style of the house of Cifonelli. Here, bespoke tailor Lorenzo Cifonelli gives…