Huntsman’s house tweeds have been customer favourites for a long time. With new designs every two years, they give customers an even more personal relationship to a garment and enable them to spot fellow enthusiasts from a distance. This year, they are also helping elephants.
Super Duper Hats is, without question, a hat brand to watch. It was recently declared winner of the ‘Who’s Next’ project, which was created to find new Italian or Italy-based fashion talents, no less – the most important launch pad for young designers and for sector talent scouts on the lookout for tomorrow’s fashion designers.
Sartoria Solito, 256 Via Toledo, Naples
The Neapolitan style of a Solito double-breasted jacket instantly sets it apart from the other tailors profiled in this series: Richard Anderson and Thom Sweeney.
The complete lack of padding in the shoulder, combined with the ‘spalla camicia’ construction of the sleeve – which runs underneath the shoulder rather than over it,
In its Autumn/Winter ‘14 collection, Brunello Cucinelli offers a variety of leather jacket styles, from ultra-light shearling to knee length coats, aviator jackets to classic biker jackets (as pictured). All leathers are pleasant to the touch and water-resistant.
In the second of our series on double-breasted stylings, we look at the achingly cool upstarts of Mayfair tailoring, Thom Sweeney.
The latest in the Maison & Object series from Stefano Ricci features a range of extravagant home decorations. Bring them down to earth with a tour around its Florentine silk mill
Photography by: Guerre
This Swedish shirt maker in operation since 1928, was founded by husband and wife David and Annie Petterssonin Gånghester. Eton remains a family-owned company run by the couple’s grandson, Hans Davidson. Their shirts are still made in their original factory in Sweden, as well as other Eton-operated factories in Europe.
In the first of a set of articles over the coming month, The Rake takes a look at the double-breasted suits of Savile Row master cutter Richard Anderson.
The series will consider the styles of five original and divergent cutters, as well as the key points of DB debate.
Tod’s is already well-known for its weekend shoes, but the new collection is great for business as well as leisure – as exemplified by this highly elegant, all-day shoe. This footwear is best described as being part of a luxury collection rather than part of a fashion collection.
We at The Rake have long been fans of the youth and verve brought to bespoke tailoring by the duo of Thom Whiddett and Luke Sweeney. Now, the pair have a ready-to-wear collection to broaden their offering