More from: Chris Cotonou
Pleasure September 2023
Venice Film Festival’s Greatest Dressed
Grandeur. Elegance. Class. Venice inspires its visitors to blend into the city’s beauty, most notably during the ongoing film festival.
Speed August 2023
What To Wear To Your First Goodwood Revival
Perhaps it’s your first Goodwood Revival, so to help you get into the swing of things, we’ve shared three fail-safe looks to help you feel comfortable at the races, so to speak.
Icons August 2023
A Sundowner with Josh Whitehouse
Answering some of life’s most pressing questions, Josh Whitehouse opens up about happiness, a sense of wonder, and why there’s no time for regrets—not at his age, at least!
Craft July 2023
The Rake x Maison Corthay
Last week, The Rake and Parisian shoemaker Maison Corthay celebrated the art of handcrafted footwear.
Icons June 2023
Mixing Elegance and Espionage: The Story Behind Bond's Vesper Martini
If there was one cocktail that had a fictional counterpart, it would be the Martini. James Bond’s drink of choice is an elegant, dry, and adaptable punch that comes in many variations.
Pleasure June 2023
The Rake Dispatch: A Guide to Pitti Uomo 104
The Rake’s informed guide to Florence during Pitti Uomo 104.
Craft May 2023
The Rake Visits: Freddie Grubb
The name ‘Frederick Grubb’ nearly went into general obscurity. The British Olympian would be familiar to a generation of cyclists for his competitive successes as well as the manufacture of fine bicycles that earned popularity for their design. And then, gone—existing only on the vintage market and as part of the nostalgia for the faded British cycling industry.
Icons February 2023
A Sundowner with Harrison Osterfield
As he continues his rise, Harrison Osterfield answers a quick-fire round of questions for The Rake – probing into his ideas of happiness, motivation, and the dazzling superstar qualities of Prince.
News February 2023
Magic of The Baftas
BAFTA season is upon us. Britain’s glamorous version of the Oscars is often a precursor for what is to come, who is going to win at the Academy Awards, and where grand stars find themselves honoured for their craft.
Craft February 2023
The Rake's Takes: Pep Williams
Pep Williams is an artist who has always been immersed in what is culturally relevant. Perhaps some of it, as he acknowledges, is a matter of ‘right place, right time’, but his eye as a photographer, and as a creator able to see between the lines of subcultures and important moments, is a trait that one does not happen on by chance.
Craft February 2023
The Rake's Takes: Christian Develter
Viewing a work of art should take its time. Christian Develter’s portraits are composed in such a way that, the more of our time and attention we give them, the more contemplative and alive his subjects become.
Pleasure January 2023
What to Know About Sundance Festival 2023
More than an ‘Oscars for Independent Cinema’, Sundance is a reliable barometer for the trends and artists that challenge the Hollywood status quo.