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.
Icons June 2019
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 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.
Style March 2019
The Parisian Skyline With Alexander Kraft
The Rake spends an afternoon in Paris with Alexander Kraft on top of an incredible penthouse that boasts 360 degree views of the city of love.
Looks February 2019
Style 101: The Gurkha Trouser
Complex in nature but clean in silhouette, the Gurkha trouser works equally hard when navigating rising temperatures or spring dress codes.
Style January 2019
The Old Guard Of Pitti Uomo
Being of a certain age has its benefits. Not only can you get away with more, but over those decades of learning the tenets of men’s style, you become a master.