More from: Charlie Thomas
Style March 2022
The humble sneaker has come a long way in the last century. Now a firm fixture amongst high-luxury houses and artisanal brands alike, The Rake charts its history and just what it takes to pull off this still-divisive shoe…
Style February 2022
Five Core Boot Styles
Winter is a time for serious footwear that can step up in the boardroom as well as the countryside – and boots never disappoint. Here are the styles you need this season.
Craft September 2021
BIG BANG THEORY
Kristian Teär, the Chief Executive of luxury audio pioneers Bang & Olufsen, tells The Rake about the key to good design, the brand’s legacy, and what concert he would revisit if he could…
The Bunker February 2021
LA DOLCE VITA
The Ferrari Roma goes from nought to 60 as smartly as it transports you to Fellini’s Italy. It is at the vanguard of modern grand tourers — powerful, beautiful and evocative.
The Bunker November 2020
‘MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR THEIR VILLAGE… THAT’S WHAT SOCIAL CLUBS ARE SOLVING’
David Bren is the founder of The Bunker, an exclusive, Los Angeles-based club for petrolheads. He talks to THE RAKE about community, connection and the special cars in The Bunker’s fleet.
Icons June 2020
Style Heroes: 1960s Alain Delon
French actor Alain Delon’s rebellious youth and disregard towards Hollywood speak volumes about his laissez-faire disposition – which was reflected, too, in how he dressed himself.
Icons June 2018
Rake-in-Progress: Tom Payne
With his major breakthrough in The Walking Dead, Tom Payne can finally relax (at least, when he’s not being recognised in New Zealand or Japan). The Essex-born actor talks to the rake about trying to realise his American dream…
Style May 2018
Pocket Guide: Nick Ashley of Private White V.C.
Nick Ashley’s style is inspired by militarywear, and he prefers minimalism (and a good pocket) to overindulgence. And as for accessories? Best not ask…
Icons April 2018
Rake-in-Progress: Joe Dempsie
Joe Dempsie talks to The Rake about his triumphant return to Game of Thrones and why social media for film stars is not the El Dorado some producers think it is.
Style April 2018
Style Heroes: 1970s Marvin Gaye
A bonafide Motown hit-maker in his early career, Marvin Gaye shed his skin to become one of the most intelligent, outspoken and politically-charged artists of the 20th century.
Style February 2018
In From the Cold: Canada Goose
Explorers and emergency crews have long relied on the quality outerwear provided by Canada Goose. Now, having just celebrated their 60th birthday, the extreme-weather specialists are extremely cool.
Icons February 2018
Rake-in-Progress: Nathaniel Martello-White
Nathaniel Martello-White, the British actor, writer and director, has had to wait longer for his big break than some of his contemporaries. But his patience is about to be rewarded in spectacular fashion…