Pleasure January 2021
Light Years: The Golden Age of the Night Club
When you think of the seventies, what do you see? How about Bianca Jagger on a white horse at Studio 54, or Grace Jones on a pink Harley-Davidson at le Palace? Originally published in Issue 42 of The Rake, James Medd writes that whilst the seventies was the decade of economic and social unrest, it was also the golden age of the nightclub, when fashion, music and art came together to create a lifestyle so desirable it needed a strict door policy at all times.
Icons September 2016
Coat Of Paint: Jean-Michel Basquiat
Originally featured in Issue 48 of The Rake, Benedict Browne delves into Jean-Michel Basquiat’s penchant for painting in Armani suits which may have made some sartorialists turn in their graves, but were Basquiat’s tailored overalls a point of pretension or an artistic statement?