Style September 2021
How to style a suit this autumn
Contrary to some opinion, the suit isn’t dead. Firmly back on the radar for the new season, there’s tremendous fun to be had with the way you style it.
Style June 2021
ENGLAND, OUR ENGLAND
If it’s summer in the shires, it must be the sport of kings. And if it’s the sport of kings, the dress code must be raffish eccentricity (ironed shoelaces optional). Originally published in Issue 58 of The Rake, NICK FOULKES charts the long and colourful history of dressing for a day at the races.
Style October 2020
EVER THE TWAIN
Instagram luminaries Andy Poupart and his wife, Michèle Free, are not just eternally soigné, they dress in a way that complements each other’s style smarts — especially when one examines the finer details…
Style August 2020
Brigitte Bardot: Queen of the Côte d’Azur
A gust of fresh air in the stifling social atmosphere of her time, Brigitte Bardot lived up to the ‘sex-kitten’ role as well as she embodied it…
Style April 2020
Only a fool confines British clothing to the colder months. In fact, if Britain has proved anything, it is that in unfamiliar territory, it rises to the challenge and adapts accordingly.
Style March 2020
Look of the week
Spring is upon us here at The Rake, with heaps of exciting new season collections being dropped on our platform, so we thought it imperative to manifest a look of the week which will be ongoing for the curious minds to peruse over.
Style February 2020
Sica and ye shall find
Originally featured in Issue 36 of The Rake, James Medd examines how Neapolitan style icon and Oscar-winning director Vittorio De Sica imbued his work with his inimitable spirit, giving even his self-confessed “bad films” a touch of playfulness and comic flair, as well as a sense of sophistication.
Style January 2020
Back in Black
Contrary to popular opinion, wearing black well can be a complicated matter. We asked the experts for their advice on working sartorial black magic.
Style December 2019
Cabinet Crisis: A cautionary tale of political style
As Britain goes to the polls, Josh Sims laments the current state of political style and suggests new votes could be won from parliamentarians long passed.
Style July 2019
5 Staples For Ivy Style
The Ivy League look is back with bookish vengeance. Here are five must-have collegiate staples you should have in your wardrobe to help you channel your inner JFK.
Style June 2019
Sale Picks: Back To Basics
The Rake’s Associate Style Editor Benedict Browne collates his wardrobe fundamentals from our end-of-season sale.
Style April 2019
Mad Men at the Gate
The Mad Men influence is back and coming to a wardrobe near you. Slick 50s styling meets updated modern silhouettes in a game-changer for classicism.