Tag: Savile Row
Generation Game: Introducing Montague Ede Bespoke
The Rake meets with Antonia Ede, a Savile Row stalwart who has broken with tradition to found her own bespoke house, and who isn’t afraid to do things a little differently.
The Soft Touch: Steven Hitchcock Bespoke
As a general rule, I’ve always gravitated towards tailors of the architectural persuasion. There’s something about jackets with armoured chests and strong shoulders that makes me want to walk that lit...
Create Your Own Bespoke Tweed with Huntsman
Rake readers and bespoke purists, it’s time to release that inner child of yours. So locate your pencil case and prepare to get creative as Huntsman — one of Savile Row’s most esteemed and oldest tail...
Fox News: David Evans
It’s no secret that the blogosphere today is hideously over-saturated with teenage girls doing make-up tutorials and Gwyneth Paltrow explaining how to make hot water and lemon, so it is a testimony to...
The Collector’s Guide: Clive Collett
Often when we produce a ‘Pocket Guide’, it’ll be on a menswear industry aficionado. It is hard to describe what a pleasure it is then, to find a gentleman who enjoys good clothing even though it has n...
Chester Barrie for The Rake: The Blazedo
Traditionally, men’s clothing has revolved around dress codes and rules. For hundreds of years, a gentleman was restricted in what he could wear and where he could wear it, but times are changing. The...
Permission Granted: Norton & Sons and E. Tautz
“A ready-to-wear business and a bespoke business are not the same thing,” businessman-come-designer Patrick Grant tells me as we sit in the basement level of his fashion label E. Tautz’s store on Duke...
Words of Wisdom: Edward Sexton
What can one possibly say about a man like Edward Sexton? A craftsman who has transcended and blurred the lines between bespoke and designer menswear, who continues to dress one of the most glamorous ...