The Art of Mixology: The Connaught

Posted on August 1st, by Simon Crompton in Maison. No Comments

This Autumn, The Connaught Hotel, London, will play host to a series of four cocktail masterclasses run by its award-winning bartender and ‘mixologist’,  Agostino Perrone.

Richard Mille RM 055 Bubba Watson

Posted on July 27th, by Simon Crompton in Maison. No Comments

With golf in the news – The Open behind us and the European Masters just concluding – it is fitting to cover Richard Mille’s latest iteration of its RMUL2 caliber watch, originally designed in collaboration with Bubba Watson.

New Talk in New York

Posted on July 24th, by Sarah Ann Murray in Features. No Comments

Street? Yes. Wise? Even more so. New York Fashion Week: Men’s takes us to the roots of style: where functionality and comfort prevail.

Native Sons x Belstaff: the Thompson

Posted on July 23rd, by Simon Crompton in Uncategorized. No Comments

Belstaff has teamed up with eyewear brand Native Sons to produce a limited collection of sunglasses – as recently sported by Michael Fassbender at that well-known style hotspot, Comic-Con.

Brunello Cucinelli at Mr Porter

Posted on July 22nd, by Sufiyeh Hadian in Features. No Comments

Brunello Cucinelli ready-to-wear is now available online at Mr Porter with a hand-picked selection of over 40 pieces across tailoring, casualwear, knitwear and accessories.

Tracksmith celebrates George Dole – the American amateur

Posted on July 17th, by Simon Crompton in Rake-commends. No Comments

Running brand Tracksmith has been going great guns since it launched, providing inspiration to amateur runners as well as some pretty stylish kit. Its latest piece celebrates George Dole, the only American in the 1954 race where Roger Bannister became the first person to run a sub-four minute mile. Many thought it was impossible.

Parmigiani celebrates Montreux Jazz Festival

Posted on July 11th, by Simon Crompton in Maison. No Comments


For the ninth year running, Parmigiani is marking the Montreux Jazz Festival by creating a limited edition men’s and women’s timepiece, based on the festival poster.

L’Eau Sauvage

Posted on July 9th, by Sufiyeh Hadian in Features. No Comments

Sun, sea, lust and Anacapri’s enchanting Capri Palace combine to create a heady mix of desire and renewal in The Rake’s sensual and savage summer photoshoot.

The Jewel of Mayfair Re-Design

Posted on July 9th, by Sufiyeh Hadian in Arbiter, Events. No Comments

The restoration project of Mayfair’s jewel, the Burlington Arcade, follows extensive consultation with historic specialists such as English Heritage and the Georgian Society. Designed by leading British architect and designer, Jamie Fobert, the new floor design derives form the architect’s research into historic Regency buildings.

Carlo Brandelli inspires Pitti

Posted on July 8th, by Simon Crompton in Bespoken, Uncategorized. No Comments

One of the stand-out experiences of Pitti Uomo S/S 2105 was Carlo Brandelli’s installation in the courtyard of the city’s Medici Palace.