Chopard’s Happy Diamonds

Since 1976, Happy Diamonds have been joyfully lighting up the eponymous creations from Chopard. Over the years, the famous moving diamonds have been staged through a myriad of a precious and joyful watch and jewellery creations. To mark their 40th birthday, Chopard is revisiting the iconic model in which they were first introduced. Advertisements

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Bejewelled Imperialism | Balmain PFW

Olivier Rousteing’s penchant for theatricality did not go amiss this Paris Fashion Week, where menswear reigned supreme in jewel encrusted military overcoats and tailcoats. Thus creating a new generation of pop culture defined army from Balmain, with added glittering elements from the archives. Lest we forget, this was once Michael Jackson’s choice of designer, pre-Rousteing.

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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

This season, we turn our eyes to the hedonistic underworld of voyeurism and erotic pleasure seekers. Inspired by the story of the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont.

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Desert Rangers | Berluti PFW

Rugged, couture clothing for the travelling man; The Rake presents its initial impressions from the Berluti catwalk show at Paris Fashion Week…

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Dior Homme: Suit Genealogy

Founded in 2001, the Dior Homme suit atelier calls on the incomparable savoir-faire of Italian craftsmen recognized the world over… Located in Northern Italy and developed through a close collaboration between the Parisian design studios, Dior Homme creative director Kris Van Assche works from the sketches of each Dior Homme suit initiating five weeks of […]

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Maison Bonnet: Bespoken Nostalgia

This passionately personable atelier houses the affable and highly esteemed brothers Franck and Steven Bonnet, one of the last remaining artisans of bespoke eyewear…

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London Collections: Men AW13

It was my first time reviewing at London Collections: Men, namely Men’s fashion week (about time too!) with the Hospital Club in Covent Garden acting as base camp with rooms dedicated to the tired and disheveled fashion industry (although maybe that was just just me) with a press room handing out free drinks and champagne, a Fudge […]

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