Stories 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.
Stories November 2018
Meet B Corner - the Future of Spanish Tailoring
Founded by two gents of serious sartorial pedigree, new brand B Corner is putting Spanish tailoring back on the map. We’re putting it back on your radar.
Icons November 2018
Suited and Booted: The Enduring Influence of The Beatles’ Early Style
The Beatles are renowned as veritable style chameleons, but it is the clean-cut aesthetic of their early years that continues to influence our approach to dressing, even over 50 years later…
Style November 2018
In A Spin Over Z Zegna
Machine-washable suiting is no longer an oxymoron or a sacrilegious offence to luxury craftsmanship. In fact, Z Zegna’s Techmerino Wash & Go range is so innovative, it could revolutionise tailoring.
Style October 2018
7 Shoulder Styles and How to Wear Them
Since the 1600s, the cut of a shoulder has aimed to exaggerate or suppress the apparent width, and hence presence, of the man beneath it. Here, we look at a few key styles of shoulder and how each works best.
Craft October 2018
De Petrillo's Philosophical Designs
Neapolitan tailoring house De Petrillo specialises in modern ready-to-wear tailoring that’s attractively priced – especially considering the handwork and quality of fabrics.
Style September 2018
Just Landed: Gieves & Hawkes' AW18 collection
The first drop of the AW18 collection from Gieves & Hawkes – one of the most prestigious houses on Savile Row – has just landed on The Rake.
Style August 2018
Ask The Rake: How To Buy Off The Peg
“What should I look for, in terms of fit, when buying an off-the-rack suit or jacket online?” With illustrations by Jessica Rose Bird.
Style July 2018
Jean Geniuses: How to Style a Denim Shirt with Tailoring
Despite their deeply divergent histories, denim and tailoring prove to be strangely well-matched bedfellows. With the help of some superb Italian street style, we show you how to combine the two.
Style July 2018
How To Wear Separates
Sporting separates doesn’t need to be a complex notion. The key to cracking it is keeping things simple and creating a balance, as documented by the lens of Milad Abedi at Pitti Uomo 94.