This time machine has that fresh new car leather smell… We spend a lot of time talking about the concept of cool — what it means to be it, whether you can become it and […]
Everything about flying was better during the golden age of air travel, including ultra-chic uniforms from Dior, Balenciaga, and Valentino. The conservative two-piece suits most commonly associated with flight attendant uniforms don’t exactly scream high […]
Actor, director, racing driver, philanthropist and purveyor of salad dressing: Paul Newman was the polymath pin-up of ’50s Hollywood. A man who looked as good wearing a white t-shirt and smoking a cigarette as he […]
The Tudor Heritage Black Bay needs no introduction, it has been one of the most successful releases in recent years. Along with the rest of the Tudor Heritage line, it has spearheaded the vogue of […]
It’s a strange fact that fashion designers don’t tend to dress particularly well, despite the fact they can make the most beautiful people in the world look even more sublime. Artists, on the other hand, […]
We’ve recently been showing you all how hugely inspired we are by the city of Lucca and Italy in general. One constant theme throughout is the wonderful food which is so key to the lifestyle […]
The white suit is an almost impossibly romantic garment with a long and illusive history, but that could all be about to change, so says The Rake’s Online Editor. Most men have love affairs with […]
Over the past 100 years or so, Rolex has produced more than a few “dynasty” series of watches — from the Datejust to the Day-Date, to the Explorer, Daytona, and Speedking, to the piece we […]
A former model and self-described adventurer, Nick Fouquet (pictured; nickfouquet.com) has lived and worked all over the globe, from his native New York City to the South of France and Patagonia. He now resides in […]
The formative roots of Neapolitan tailoring can be traced back to 1351, when the Confraternita dei Sartoi (Tailors Association) was established in the church of S. Eligio al Mercato. As the centuries passed, the art […]
But when you do, you’ll know because then the pieces fit just right, and things move fast dizzyingly fast. Just ask NYC indie-pop-soul trio MisterWives, who recently dropped their first EP, Adam Robertson is bent over an old watchmaker’s drill press that looks signed with Island Def Jam, kicked off an East Coast tour, and started recording their debut album just a year after they began performing together.
A pair of white organic Japanese selvedge cotton trousers is included in the Italian brand President’s spring/summer 2016 collection. The range is inspired by “pre-war adventure and exploration”, and features a colour palette of blue, […]
Stewart Butterfield is about a portrait featured image has a problem the rest of us can only dream of. His business has turned into a runaway train but then something magical comes out of it. Everyone who worked for him was great.