Stories July 2019
Purdey: The Unbroken Lineage
Purveying a major archival influence in British Gunsmithing, with 3 royal warrants, Purdey are true innovators in their field, crafting a fine selection of luxury accessories that give stylish comfort to those whose lifestyle is surrounded by country sports.
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.
Style October 2018
The Mechanists Wins The 24H Le Mans
The coolest automotive accessories brand, The Mechanists, has released a set of bracelets that pay tribute to the most famous race in the world, 24h Le Mans.
Style October 2018
A Very Highland Fling: Walker Slater x Harris Tweed Hebrides
Following a caffeine-fuelled brainstorm in Florence earlier this year, The Rake has joined forces with two Scottish powerhouses to produce an extremely versatile Harris Tweed sports jacket that’s exclusive to The Rake.
Style July 2018
Picks of the Week: Summer Sports
This summer looks set to be one of sport. For the majority who won’t actually be physically participating in the events, there’s no excuse not to look your best. The Rake team pick their summer sports essentials.
Style June 2018
Jog On: How Sweatpants Are Setting The Pace
Karl Lagerfeld once said that “Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.” These days, they’re as sure a sign as any…
Style December 2017
Ski Chic: How to Dress On and Off the Slopes
Dressing for the slopes isn’t rocket science, but it can go very wrong, very quickly. Go off piste in style with The Rake’s trustworthy guide to ski chic…
Style September 2017
How to Wear Sneakers
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…
News September 2017
Newport International Polo: England vs America
As part of England’s long-term sporting rivalry with the United States, the Newport International Polo series continued last weekend in association with Jermyn Street outfitters New & Lingwood.
Style July 2017
A History of Tennis Style
Athletes at Wimbledon have long since championed a sporty aesthetic and professional respect for the rules. But, as is often the case, it’s the rulebreakers that provide the real inspiration.