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‘Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing’
Salvador Dali

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A life Most Rakish

‘Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.’
Scott F. Fitzgerald

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Gary Oldman, Hollywood, Craft, Acting

A life Most Rakish / January 2017

Still A Mystery To You: Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman is cinema’s shapeshifter-laureate, a remorselessly versatile master of bombast, subtlety and the grains in between, a South London Prada muse as

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The Rake, Billy Name, The Factory, andy Warhol

A life Most Rakish / January 2017

‘The Fifty Most Beautiful People’ at The Factory

1965 was a monumental year for Andy Warhol. He met Edie Sedgwick for the first time, made arthouse films Drink, Horse and Vinyl and had one-man

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Pocket Guides

‘To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focussed on the smallest detail.’
Giorgio Armani

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Pocket Guides / January 2017

Double Take: Dean Gomilsek-Cole & Shaun Gordon

Apart from the common denominator of a blue shirt and tie combination between the two, you couldn’t wish for a pair of

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The Rake, grey Fox blog, david evans,

Pocket Guides / January 2017

Fox News: David Evans

It’s no secret that the blogosphere today is hideously over-saturated with teenage girls doing make-up tutorials and Gwyneth Paltrow explaining how to

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Code

‘If only for the sake of elegance I try to remain morally pure.’
Marcel Proust

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The Royal Coffee Maker, The Rake

Code / January 2017

The Impractical Choice: Royal Paris Coffee Maker

Venturing through central London, there is no denying we are in the golden age of pitstop coffee shops. Like everything else these

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Ski Style, Menswear, Holiday, Winter

Code / January 2017

What To Buy This Week: The Alpine Après Ski

With snow beginning to dust the Alps, what better way to dress for the slopes than by channelling cinematic style with a modern aesthetic?

Craftsmanship

‘Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.’
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Craftsmanship / January 2017

The Ultimate Head Case: Hedon for The Rake

Hedonist: from the Greek hédoné (‘pleasure’) — one who regards pleasure as the chief goal of life A number of figures, both real

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Craftsmanship / December 2016

A Fair Go at Bryceland’s and Co.

“I focus on working with people where I know the money I’m spending is going into the next generation of what in

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