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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.