Style September 2022
Sixty Years of Bond's Best Suits
Of all the things The Rake shares in common with James Bond, the most obvious has to be our unquestioning love for the suit. That, at least, is where we are able to meet the British spy on his terms, sharing his taste for Savile Row tailoring in particular, as well as his choice of accessories.
Style May 2022
How to Wear White Tailoring
5 Minute Read As bold as it is resplendent, white tailoring is a risky sartorial move that can go badly wrong. Yet when executed well, it’s hard to beat…
Style December 2019
Ooooh James... put some clothes on
With the first trailer for the 25th Bond film No Time to Die giving us a peak into Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007, Josh Sims breaks down his sartorial ‘legacy’.
Style November 2019
Reviving the Lost Art of the Bow-Tie
The classic bow-tie is the fundamental accessory for formalwear, but could it be ready for an everyday wardrobe revival? Josh Sims investigates…
Style March 2018
Celluloid Style: Goldfinger
Featuring some of the greatest suits ever to appear on screen, could Goldfinger be the most stylish of the James Bond franchises?
Style December 2017
5 Rakes Who Wore Knitwear Well
From a simple cardigan to a chunky cable knit, here are five of the most rakish men showing how to wear your knitted garment of choice this winter.
Style July 2017
The Swim Shorts You Need This Summer
With an array of trimly tailored, handcrafted, damn handsome swim shorts now available, there’s no excuse for letting style standards slip at the pool or seaside.
Code June 2017
The Impractical Choice: Riva Ariston 576
Still to this day, Riva resides at the zenith of the luxury speedboat world and the Ariston, the brand’s most iconic model, is testament to its majesty.
Style August 2016
Balding Like A Badass: How To Lose Your Hair Gracefully
The Rake provides an honest and comprehensive guide for addressing every gentleman’s worst nightmare with pride and panache.
Style August 2016
Toupé or Not Toupé?
We examine whether the concept of hairloss will ever be completely disentangled from that of virility and masculinity, and look back on a few icons with surprising grooming routines.
Icons August 2016
Golden Ageing: Sean Connery
In the first of a series of stories charting the lives and looks of those rakish individuals that have aged particularly well over the years, we present Sean Connery, arguably the…