James Bond’s Top 10 Most Rakish Style Moments
As famous for his witty one-liners as he is for his classic British tailoring, the on-screen James Bond has endured five decades of fashion, resulting in some of cinema’s most rakish style moments.
Celluloid Style: Get Carter
Nick Scott uncovers why Michael Caine’s wardrobe in Get Carter is as enduringly relevant as the noir thriller’s plot is gritty.
Rakish Transitions: A Guide to Cuffs & Sleeve Length
The relationship between one’s shirt and one’s suit jacket is complicated to say the least, and there are a vast array of combinations to consider, as The Rake discusses…
Edward Sexton’s First Ready-to-Wear Tailoring
Edward Sexton brings more than 60 years of bespoke experience to the realm of ready-to-wear tailoring, creating a Prince of Wales check sports jacket exclusively for The Rake.
Ring Jacket’s Quest for Quality
By carefully studying Neapolitan tailoring and innovating through fabric, Japanese-based Ring Jacket creates ready-to-wear pieces that are both elegant and comfortable.
Rakish Transitions: How to Pair Shoes and Socks
Our sartorial menswear expert explores the relationship between the trouser cuff, sock and shoe – and how to get it right.
The History and Mystery of Chester Barrie
Discover how innovative British menswear entrepreneur Simon Ackerman revolutionised 20th century tailoring with Chester Barrie.
George ‘‘Beau’’ Brummell: The Originator of Dandyism
Often misinterpreted as a ‘fop’, Beau Brummell was in fact an innovative dresser and arbiter of good taste who laid the foundations for tailoring as we know it today.