Edward Green introduces the Lansbury

Posted on April 23rd, by Simon Crompton in Atelier, Maison. No Comments

“There’s something wonderfully minimal and elegant about a good gusset-sided shoe.” We couldn’t agree more, and so we welcome to addition of the Lansbury to the Edward Green range.

The Rake’s First International Edition – Available Now

Posted on April 21st, by Nick Scott in Arbiter, Who Is The Rake. No Comments

If you haven’t heard already, The Rake is now available on the news-stands in major cities worldwide, including London, New York, Paris, Milan, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Duchamps gives us colour and contrast

Posted on April 18th, by Simon Crompton in Arbiter, Events. No Comments

Possibly the last of the London A/W collections we will feature here is Duchamps, the eccentric brand with ever an eye for the unexpected detail.

Turnbull & Asser launches bold new collection

Posted on April 16th, by Simon Crompton in Arbiter, Events. No Comments

Last week a dinner was held to launch the debut collection of Dean Gomilsek-Cole at Turnbull & Asser. Rake readers will like Dean. He has a real love for things sartorial, a passion for local manufacturing, and a creative flair that comes across immediately in his designs.

Gieves & Hawkes presents A/W 2014

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

At the Gieves & Hawkes press day this week, Jason Basmajian presented an Autumn/Winter ’14 collection that showed a quickly maturing and developing look for the storied British house. Have a look at the sumptuous pieces here for a taster of what’s to come later in the year.

Caran d’Ache x Lalique

Posted on April 9th, by Simon Crompton in Academy, Consume. No Comments

‘Tis the season for exotic new pens. Last week we had Montblanc launching it’s 90-year anniversary Meisterstück collection, and this week we present the collaboration between Caran d’Ache and French crystal experts Lalique.

Montblanc launches anniversary Meisterstück collection

Posted on April 2nd, by Simon Crompton in Atelier, Maison. No Comments

Montblanc’s iconic Meisterstück pens are 90 years’ old, and to celebrate the company is launching a range of not only pens, but also leather goods, watches and jewellery.

See Antonio’s colours

Posted on March 31st, by Simon Crompton in Arbiter, Events. No Comments

From the people that brought you O Mast: a beautiful and beguiling look at the tailoring house Liverano & Liverano, ‘I Colori di Antonio’, is being screened in New York on April 3

Robert Emmett’s shirts

Posted on March 27th, by Simon Crompton in Atelier, Bespoken. No Comments

Not the ones Robert wears, you understand, but the ones he makes. Robert Emmett shirts are that thing that so many other people try to be, and fail: classic but humourful, British with a twist.

Feeling The Need For Tweed

Posted on March 26th, by Nick Scott in Atelier, Bespoken. No Comments

In pursuit of the kind of rustic three-piece once worn solely for gamely pursuits in bucolic environs, the rake’s Editor-in-Chief — a terminal urbanite — enjoys a didactic fitting experience at Savile Row’s Gieves & Hawkes.