'If only for the sake of elegance I try to remain morally pure.' Marcel Proust
An Ode to Rebellion
This month The Rake will celebrate the notion of ‘rebellion’, highlighting important figures who broke free from the status quo, and innovated within their respective fields.
What To Buy This Week: Summer Grooming
Take the heat off your skincare routine with this week’s selection of luxurious fragrances and essential summer grooming products.
A History of the French Riviera
The French Riviera was once saturated with humble fishing ports rather than luxury yachts. Just how did this picturesque stretch of land become an infamous luxury destination?
What to Buy this Week: Out of the Blue
Evoking thoughts of fresh, salty air and blissful relaxation, a wardrobe filled with cool shades of blue offers respite from the tasks of everyday – even when the ocean’s nowhere in sight.
The Impractical Choice: Riva Ariston 576
Still to this day, Riva resides at the zenith of the luxury speedboat world and the Ariston, the brand’s most iconic model, is testament to its majesty.
What To Buy This Week: Rakish Father’s Day Gifts
There aren’t many tasks harder than buying for a man with exceptional style and an eye for design. Allow us to suggest a few Father’s Day gift ideas for the modern rake.
The Impractical Choice: Vintage Louis Vuitton Wardrobe
For ultimate impractical travelling panache, you need to invest in this vintage £34,000 Louis Vuitton wardrobe trunk.
What To Buy This Week: By the Seaside
As temperatures slowly but surely climb, cool off with these key pieces – and a generous dip at the nearest watering hole.