Watches January 2023
What would you be prepared to do for a special-edition dive watch? Well, Panerai and the Italian military have dreamed up an offer you can’t refuse. Sadly, our man on the ground reached his limit with the tinned turkey…
Style January 2022
What Is A Blazer?
The history and essential qualities of this most versatile and elegant of gentlemen’s garments.
Style January 2022
Focus on Shearling
Millennia after humans first sought its cosy solace, and just decades after war-time airmen took it to the skies, shearling is flying higher than ever before.
Looks February 2019
Style 101: The Gurkha Trouser
Complex in nature but clean in silhouette, the Gurkha trouser works equally hard when navigating rising temperatures or spring dress codes.
Style August 2018
What We Learned at Copenhagen Fashion Week
Denmark’s capital city has long been seen by insiders as a unique hub of cross-cultural fashion inspiration. The Rake was on the ground last week, with photographer Cris Fragkou (@cris.fragkou) documenting the eclectic street style during Copenhagen Fashion Week. Here’s what we discovered…
Style January 2018
Invest: Private White V.C. Cotton Twill Jeep Coat
Private White V.C. has reproduced the military-originated Jeep coat, crafting an incredibly warm and luxurious version that can withstand any climate.
Style December 2017
The Rake's Salute to Military Style
Menswear brands have long drawn inspiration from military dress, from the humble trench to the more sartorial jeep coat. Here, The Rake charts the journey from no man’s land to every man’s wardrobe.
Craft September 2017
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.
Style June 2017
7 Rakish Style Tips from Pitti Uomo 92
The infamous trade show is finally sobering up, with brands and street style regulars alike adopting more subtle, discreet takes on menswear. Here’s what The Rake found out at Pitti Uomo 92…
Style May 2017
Style 101: The Safari Jacket
From the bush to the boulevard, the safari jacket has upended its roots and become a genuine style staple, and one of the most versatile pieces of clothing you can own.
Style April 2017
Three Months with The Rake x Grenfell Despatch Rider
One of menswear’s favourite photographers, Robert Spangle’s military background means he can spot a garment that works in every terrain a mile off. Or, indeed, a thousand yards…
Craft March 2017
Fight The Good Fight: Chapal for The Rake USAAF Jacket
The Chapal for The Rake USAAF is an aviator jacket that is steeped in the rich tradition of military uniform and a sublime expression of French handcrafted art.