Icons June 2020
Style Heroes: 1960s Alain Delon
French actor Alain Delon’s rebellious youth and disregard towards Hollywood speak volumes about his laissez-faire disposition – which was reflected, too, in how he dressed himself.
Style November 2019
The 21 Things You Need To Know About Black Tie
The Rake reveals the formalwear intelligence you need to absorb to ensure black-tie success.
Style June 2019
A Rakish Guide to Dressing for Wimbledon
Although the dress codes at Wimbledon aren’t as strict as other summer sporting events, The Rake believes this most elegant affair demands equally discerning attire.
Icons June 2019
Brigitte Bardot: Queen of the Côte d’Azur
A gust of fresh air in the stifling social atmosphere of her time, Brigitte Bardot lived up to the ‘sex-kitten’ role as well as she embodied it…
Style April 2019
The Edit: Mo Coppoletta
We asked our friend Mo Coppoletta to select a few items that have recently grabbed his attention. A world-renowned tattoo artist, watch collector and rake, his picks perfectly reflect his personality.
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 January 2019
The Old Guard Of Pitti Uomo
Being of a certain age has its benefits. Not only can you get away with more, but over those decades of learning the tenets of men’s style, you become a master.
Style July 2018
How To Wear Separates
Sporting separates doesn’t need to be a complex notion. The key to cracking it is keeping things simple and creating a balance, as documented by the lens of Milad Abedi at Pitti Uomo 94.
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.
Style December 2017
North-89's Scandinavian Sneakers
Founder Gustaf Secher tells us what makes North-89’s sneakers a legitimately superior product.
Craft November 2017
Ludwig Reiter: The Welt Is Yours
Discover Ludwig Reiter, the Viennese shoemaker that’s been making exquisite welted footwear for over a century.
Craft November 2017
The Lasting Craft of Paolo Scafora
With headquarters nestled in Naples, Paolo Scafora creates traditional footwear with an added dash of contemporary splendour.