Stories August 2019
New Crockett & Jones Exclusive for The Rake
Three new styles of boot have been launched exclusively on The Rake just in time for the impending autumn months. Which pair will you choose?
Stories April 2019
Marche on with Franceschetti
From the esteemed Italian luxury footwear hub of Marche comes Franceschetti, a family-owned brand with a century’s worth of craft expertise.
News November 2018
Tod's No_Code concept defies convention
Tod’s is ripping up the rule-book with the latest iteration of its No_Code special project, marrying form with function in a hybrid sneaker you won’t want to take off.
Craft October 2018
Doucal's: Where English Shoemaking Meets Italian Invention
Doucal’s combines the structure and precision of the English shoemaking tradition with the comfort and luxury of Italian footwear, resulting in shoes your feet will thank you for…
Craft February 2018
Carmina: The Majorcan Shoemaker
Majorca isn’t just a great place to get a tan. It’s also the source of some of the world’s finest hand-crafted, Goodyear-welted footwear, courtesy of Carmina.
Craft February 2018
Bodileys: Born to Last
We speak with Sarah Dudley, CEO of British shoemaker Bodileys, about the history and bona fides of this 99-year-old Northampton brand.
Craft 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
The Lasting Craft of Paolo Scafora
With headquarters nestled in Naples, Paolo Scafora creates traditional footwear with an added dash of contemporary splendour.
Craft October 2017
How Barbanera Is Breaking the Rules
Italian brand Barbanera have taken their highly cultivated approach to shoemaking and expanded it into a seditious exploration of contemporary workwear.
Style July 2017
Dressing For A Sartorial Summer Getaway
Packing and travelling can add an element of stress on both yourself and your wardrobe, but not so, with these rakish tips on how to travel in style.