The Oliver Sweeney Shoes, Ideal for Secret Agents

Shoemaker Oliver Sweeney has created a bespoke set of dress shoes that come with secret compartments to hide a variety of items. Each pair can be filled with up to six items — three per shoe — and you can select from 12 thing that include: the world’s smallest phone, a tiny video camera, a…

Zegna and the Noble Fibre

One of the wonders of contemporary tailoring, a Zegna suit harnesses centuries of Italian tailoring tradition with peerless technical innovation. THE RAKE traces the humble origins of the ultimate sartorial expression. Words: Matt Pomroy There’s well travelled, and then there’s Zegna well travelled. Your wool suit may crumple and crease but those high-grade merino wool…

Keeping the British end up

Jeremy Hackett, founder of the Hackett brand on British style, manufacturing, red trousers, Mods and the basics rules of style. Words: Matt Pomroy “I struggle with pocket squares because I am conscious it looks as though I’ve made too much effort,” Jeremy Hackett says. Right there, in that one line, is all you need to…

Revisiting Mad Men 10 Years On

Mad Men premiered on 19th July 2007 and is already a decade old. That went quick didn’t it? But it’s easy to forget what a fuss people made about the sartorial element of the show. If fact, it had gotten to a point – somewhere around season two – where pieces about “Mad Men Style”…

Pep Guardiola – Football’s Most Stylish Manager

  The new season has just started and already Man City manager Pep Guardiola has taken a significant lead as the most stylish manager in the Premier League. The V-neck with shirt and tie has long been one of his looks, but this more casual approach with trainers and a polo under a V-neck is…