Pleasure August 2022
The Rake Dispatch: Santa Barbara - The Secluded Surfer’s Heaven
Santa Barbara embodies the best of the Golden State. Go north, and the wilds of Big Sur offer epic views of thrashing waves, mountains and Mamas-and-Papas spiritual escapes.
Code December 2018
Searching for the truth in Sonoma
The Rake heads to Sonoma County in California in search of red wines that might just give the premier crus in France a run for their money…
Speed August 2017
Custom Build: Roughchild Motorwerks BMW R75/5
Combining a rugged scrambler aesthetic with the purity of a café racer, Roughchild Motorwerks builds some of the most alluring custom BMW motorcycles in the world.
Speed June 2017
California Love: Hollywood Hot Rods
Combining a respect for tradition with a fierce innovation, Hollywood Hot Rods of Burbank, California are helping to redefine contemporary custom car culture.
Icons November 2016
Home Is Where the Hearst Is: San Simeon Castle
William Randolph Hearst may be a household name, but his household is somewhat as impressive, nothing less than a lavish palace in the hills of California.
Craft October 2016
Plain Genius: The Hats of Nick Fouquet
When we asked Nick Fouquet to design a hat for The Rake, we never said it would be easy. But Nick rose to our design challenge — the theme was Montana…
Style June 2016
Pankhurst London: The Connection
Pankhurst London collaborates with some of London’s finest producers of luxury to present ‘The Connection’, a short film directed by Brent Pankhurst himself.
Pleasure April 2016
Holy Smokes: Daniel Marshall 24kt Golden Torpedo
“Lights, camera and ACTION!” is the phrase that really captures the cigar I am tasting today. The Daniel Marshall 24kt Golden Cigar is as bling, bling as it gets in…