‘I have the simplest tastes; I am always satisfied with the best.’ Oscar Wilde
Sotheby’s Rallye on the Riviera
The Rake had the pleasure of taking part in this year’s inaugural Sotheby’s Rallye. Join us for our photo diary of the event, where we discover that true Riviera style isn’t lost at all, if you’re in the right company.
What (Else) To Do At The Monaco Grand Prix
The Monaco Grand Prix is a highlight of the F1 calendar, but what else is there to do in the infamous Principality?
Finca Cortesin: Suite Escape
How has luxury resort and spa Finca Cortesin made a name for itself as a destination in its own right? The Rake takes a trip to one of Andalucia’s most beautiful properties to find out.
Uncommon Scents: Oud Oil
The surprisingly sensual oud oil has made its way into many major perfumiers, and despite its rarity is a staple scent on many a gentleman’s dressing table.
An Ode To Quo Vadis Soho, London
How does Quo Vadis measure up to Soho’s saturated streets of eateries? Max Olesker recalls why this is a place that has him returning time after time.
Alfresco 64 – A Chivas Bar: Taking Luxury to New Heights
The highest whisky bar in the world has just opened in Bangkok – but is the sky really the limit? The Rake finds out.
Georg Jensen Cocktail Set: The Impractical Choice
The therapeutic ritual of office drinking is heightened by a charming cocktail set atop an equally charming drinks trolley.
The Beauty of Bourbon
With bourbon sales on the rise, The Rake felt that it was high time for a thorough reappraisal of one of America’s best inventions: the dark stuff.