'If only for the sake of elegance I try to remain morally pure.' Marcel Proust
The 15 Most Rakish New York Movies
Hollywood may be the byword for filmmaking, but many of the finest movies of all time have in fact been filmed in the mean streets of New York City. East Coast, represent.
An Ode to New York City
This month The Rake will celebrate the Big Apple, highlighting the movies, music, streetwear and cuisine the city is responsible for.
Impractical Choice: The Artwork of Nick Veasey
British artist Nick Veasey has successfully merged science and artistic prowess to create intriguing portraits well worth investing in.
The Art of Saying ‘No’
Saying ‘no’ is ultimately an expression of freedom, but also of power. The Rake explores the men who mastered the art.
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.