Tag: the rake
Orazio Luciano: Re-Cutting The Pattern
The clothing might be soft, lightweight and unstructured, but Orazio Luciano became a hugely successful purveyor of Neapolitan tailoring by being anything but.
Michael Douglas: Wonder Boy
An establishment maverick with a genuinely exceptional talent, Michael Douglas is a rare Hollywood son who transcends his family name.
Street Smarts: Mods, Rudeboys, Teddy Boys and Punks
From mods to rudeboys and teddy boys to punks, British postwar life was bedecked with subcultures using music, attitude and clothes to try to prove themselves special.
Walk This Way: Luxury Running Sneakers
Now more than ever, luxury houses are in the race to create the most superior running sneaker on the market, yet it wasn’t until recently they sprung from the starting blocks that hip-hop and basketball set in the 1980s.
Blue Notes: Marol and Chester Barrie’s Midnight Masterpieces
Marol and Chester Barrie demonstrate how to harness the shades and textures of twilight to create opulent ensembles that both uphold and effortle...
Light Relief: Huntsman’s Masterful Seasonal Tailoring
Huntsman’s summer tailoring effortlessly merges their seminal silhouette with feather-light construction to create pieces that are equal parts lo...
Chester Barrie’s Decadent Cream Dinner Jacket
The Rake presents Chester Barrie’s cream dinner jacket – an indulgent and masterful take on a rakish staple that exudes nocturnal nonchalance.
Unbuttoning the History of the Shirt
How a modest undergarment became the most elegant, versatile and fundamental of men’s wardrobe staples – and an ensemble’s focal point in its own right.