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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...