Style January 2022
The characteristics of the Double-Breasted Jacket
The double-breasted jacket has fallen in and out of favour over the last century, yet today its position amongst the menswear greats is permanently cemented. The Rake explores…
Watches August 2020
McQueen’s Hanhart 417 ES at the 1964 ISDT
Steve McQueen’s affection for his Hanhart 417 ES was made conspicuous when he participated in the 1964 ISDT, the Olympics of enduro motorcycle racing.
Watches August 2020
Steve McQueen: The Watches
The “King of Cool,” had a close affinity with many of lifes dangers, but to navigate him or his characters through, was a selection of some of the greatest timepieces in history.
Icons March 2020
Originally featured in Issue 2 of The Rake, Wei Koh expertly examines how Steve McQueen’s magnificent wardrobe stole the show in classic 1968 heist film, The Thomas Crown Affair.
Looks April 2019
5 Iconic hairstyles and how to achieve them
All the clothes in the world won’t make up for a bad haircut – creative director Bradley Smith shows you five iconic styles for the summer.
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 April 2018
Style Heroes: Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen was the epitome of live fast die (relatively) young and he’s easily the most referenced style icon of all time who lived the American Dream.
Style January 2018
Style 101: The Cable Knit Sweater
The cable knit sweater has gone from a practical, hard-wearing garment designed to serve the fishing community to a staple reimagined and refined by luxury brands.
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 August 2017
Style 101: The Harrington Jacket
Popular amongst 1950s Hollywood stars and skinheads alike, the Harrington jacket is a British-designed garment that has well and truly surpassed its colloquial origins.
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.
Speed December 2016
The Impractical Choice: Triumph Bonneville T120 Motorcycle
Triumph’s Bonneville T120 Motorcycle has endured nearly 60 years of success since its introduction in 1959, and for good reason, says our Associate Editor.