Pleasure January 2019
Holy Smokes: How To Light Your Cigar
The Rake’s cigar expert, Mike Choi, dispenses some words of wisdom in how to light your cigar and most importantly how not to, in other words, with a £50 note.
Code December 2018
Gift Ideas: Grooming Essentials
You don’t have to go full Patrick Bateman to improve your skincare routine; these products will ensure grooming is a pleasure, rather than a chore.
Stories November 2018
Serapian's Bags Mean Business
Serapian, Italy’s finest bespoke leather bags and accessories Maison is no longer Milan’s best-kept secret. Shop the collection now at The Rake.
Style August 2018
Crossing the Pickett Line
Mastery and modesty are two words that, sadly, don’t often go together. Not so for Trevor Pickett, the innovative founder of his namesake brand. He gives The Rake an insight into his vision of British luxury.
Style July 2018
How Temporary Forevers Creates From Contradictions
Born out of the opposition between permanence and transience, Temporary Forevers has risen to become one of London’s most exciting and innovative luxury leather goods specialists.
Pleasure July 2018
9 of the Best Rooftop Bars
The opportunity to enjoy a tipple or two in the open air is here – and you’d be wise to make the most of it. From London to Los Angeles, these are some of the best rooftop bars in the world.
Style June 2018
Ettinger for The Rake: The Leather Collection
Synonymous with quality, luxury and a certain, ineffable Englishness, artisanal leathergoods maker Ettinger is the latest addition to The Rake Atelier.
Craft June 2018
Mess of Blues: Fit For A King
Its name an homage to Elvis Presley, Mess of Blues is ensuring the often staid world of men’s accessories and grooming gets all shook up.
Craft May 2018
Cordone 1956: Shirts of a Bygone Era
The quality of Cordone 1956’s shirts is a reflection of the era it was founded in – Italy’s golden age – which the house has been able to maintain more than half a century later.
Style May 2018
Troubadour: Made for Travel
Modern brand Troubadour has created refined bags and accessories that are as sophisticated and versatile as they are durable and practical.