Style December 2019
How to Dress for a Meeting
The economist Thomas Sowell famously hates them, but work meetings are an unavoidable reality. Here’s how to dress for them and spin them to your advantage.
Style November 2019
The 21 Things You Need To Know About Black Tie
The Rake reveals the formalwear intelligence you need to absorb to ensure black-tie success.
Style December 2018
5 Unbreakable Rules of Tailoring
We’re big advocates of swimming against the tide, but when it comes to dressing well, sometimes it’s best to stick to the rules.
Looks May 2018
How To Wear Sneakers With Tailoring
A marriage made in heaven or one destined for the divorce courts? The Rake weighs in on the sneaker and suit trend.
Style September 2017
Vitale Barberis Canonico: A Sartorial Collaboration
The oldest family-run fabric mill in the world, Vitale Barberis Canonico produces the finest fabrics money can buy, as Karl-Edwin Guerre discovered when collaborating with three maestros of tailoring.
Style August 2017
The Men Who Wore Double-Breasted Tailoring Best
These ‘DB’ heroes show that men of all shapes and sizes – and stylistic bents – can sport double-breasted suiting successfully.
Style July 2017
What To Buy This Week: The Wimbledon Edit
Planning an outing to Wimbledon this week but not sure what to wear? Embrace your inner Rake and stand out amongst the sea of red trousers and polo shirts…
Icons May 2017
The Buddha of Mount Street: Doug Hayward
Doug Hayward was the ‘showbiz tailor’, a man who rose from modest surroundings to clothe and befriend stars of the sixties such as Michael Caine, Terence Stamp and Roger Moore.
Style April 2017
The Origins of the Single-Breasted Jacket
The Rake speaks to some of Savile Row’s leading lights to discover what makes the most fundamental jacket style of them all so enduring.
Craft March 2017
The Golden Shears Awards 2017
Founded in 1974, the Golden Shears Award offers a rare space for young tailors to showcase their talent away from the workbench.
Style February 2017
He Spoke Style: Rakish Resolutions
Brian Sacawa of HeSpokeStyle.com has had enough of sartorial one-hit wonders, and proffers some thoughts on how we can do away with them for good.
Style January 2017
The Collector’s Guide: Clive Collett
Clive Collett, vintage clothing collector and bespoke tailoring connoisseur is a gentleman of exquisite taste – as his association with Savile Row’s Chittleborough & Morgan testifies. But then what else…