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Style May 2019
Over the past five years, Swedish sneaker label C.QP has undoubtedly hit its stride. We sat down with its founder Adam Lewenhaupt to unpack the brand’s success and find out what the next five years have in store…
Style April 2019
From the esteemed Italian luxury footwear hub of Marche comes Franceschetti, a family-owned brand with a century’s worth of craft expertise.
In the first of a series on how to nail the rudimentary elements of menswear, Aleks Cvetkovic opines on the key pieces that make up a contemporary wardrobe.
News November 2018
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.
Style July 2018
Made in Bolton, England, Walsh is a little-known sneaker brand that occupies a space between fashion and sports footwear.
Far from being an abominable casualisation of traditional menswear, sneakers are a versatile way of freshening up your wardrobe, as proven by the street style at Pitti Uomo 94.
Looks May 2018
A marriage made in heaven or one destined for the divorce courts? The Rake weighs in on the sneaker and suit trend.
Craft January 2018
With high-quality materials and minimalist designs, Stockholm-based C.QP fits in amongst its Scandinavian peers, yet stands out in the world of sneakers.
Style September 2017
The humble sneaker has come a long way in the last century. Now a firm fixture amongst high-luxury houses and artisanal brands alike, The Rake charts its history and just what it takes to pull off this still-divisive shoe…
Craft September 2017
The latest collaboration between Henry Poole, Adidas Originals and Fox Brothers marks the beginning of a new age of craftsmanship, menswear, sartorialism and technology.
Style February 2017
The time to transition from sturdy leather shoes to lightweight sneakers is certainly upon us, and we present a selection of favourite whites shot at the exceptional South Kensington Club to…
Code September 2016
LM Montgomery wrote. “I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers,” – and so are we, as we look forward to freshening up our autumnal collection.