Stories May 2019
Why Three Inches Is All You Need
Experts agree that ties measuring around three inches wide are the ideal size for most men — resistant to trend, they’re a wardrobe evergreen.
Style October 2018
Bigi Cravatte: A Family Affair
Milanese tie brand Bigi Cravatte was founded upon a passion for quality handcrafted ties that has been passed down from generation to generation.
Style October 2018
Ralph Lauren 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Heritage Tie Collection
Ralph Lauren selects his 10 favourite ties from the earliest years of his brand to create a limited edition collector’s set, available to purchase exclusively through The Rake.
Craft December 2017
From the Archive: Charvet's Exclusive Neckties
Famed French shirtmaker and haberdasher Charvet has collaborated with The Rake on a collection of neckties carefully crafted from the house’s archival fabric.
Craft October 2017
Fumagalli 1891: 'Stile e Passione, Arte e Cultura'
Founded during the Belle Epoque in Milan and today based in Italy’s picturesque lakeside silk mecca of Como, Fumagalli 1891 is the oldest continuously operating tiemaker in Italy.
Craft September 2017
The Tale of Augustus Hare
Augustus Hare wins the race by tempering traditional British small-batch craft with youthful wit and whimsy.
Craft April 2017
Neapolitan Pride: House of Rubinacci
Nick Foulkes finds out how Rubinacci has preserved the sophistication and character of the city’s distinct sartorial culture.
Craft January 2017
Architects of Design: Reda Slaoui
In a Rake Bespoke Feature, Tarek and Reda Slaoui discuss the dynamic approach and appreciation of quality that they channel into all their designs.
Style October 2016
Costa Bravo: Manolo Costa New York
The Rake dissects the personal style and philosophy of one of New York’s most forward-thinking bespoke tailors.
Craft September 2016
Michael Hill and Drake's
As one of very few artisanal haberdashers left on the planet, one often thinks of Drake’s as a craft focused brand. This is of course true, but Drake’s is also known for…