From exclusive collaborations to groundbreaking artistic creations, we bring you the latest horological news and reviews.
Scaling New Depths: The Soaring Success of Bell & Ross
Stark functionality plus military inspiration equals unsurpassed modern horological elegance, when it comes to a brand that can’t stop climbing to new heights.
Patek Collectors: Ahmed Rahman
The Rake speaks to Ahmed Rahman about his favourite watches, his love for Patek Philippe and just what makes the Swiss watch manufacture so special.
Patek Collectors: George Glasgow Jr
In the first of a new series, The Rake highlights individuals who have taken to that most extraordinary of Swiss watch manufactures, Patek Philippe.
Invest: Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti Type 390
Just like the Bugatti Chiron it is inspired by, Parmigiani Fleurier’s Type 390 timepiece boasts a technologically advanced ‘engine’, unique design features and an extremely limited production run.
Blancpain’s Theory of L-evolution
Blancpain may be more well known for its classic Villeret or Fifty Fathoms lines, but since it entered the world of motorsport in 2009, the Swiss brand has become one of the more innovative watchmakers around.
Jaquet Droz: Enamel Instincts
Jaquet Droz’s mastery of the art of grand feu enamelling has wowed regal horological enthusiasts for centuries. Make no mistake: Jaquet Droz is for the man who, with his safe full of Pateks and Cartiers, seeks something rare and remarkable.
James Bond’s Greatest Watches
From seminal mechanical watches to innovative digitals, The Rake examines 007’s finest timepieces.
A. Lange & Söhne Lead the Field in Florence
A. Lange & Söhne launches the sixth model in the Handwerkskunst series with an in-depth exploration of Florentine craftsmanship.