Icons June 2019
Brigitte Bardot: Queen of the Côte d’Azur
A gust of fresh air in the stifling social atmosphere of her time, Brigitte Bardot lived up to the ‘sex-kitten’ role as well as she embodied it…
Code June 2017
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?
Style June 2017
What to Wear on the French Riviera
The Côte D’Azur still boasts plenty of romantic charm — you just have to look harder these days to find it. When you do, here’s what to wear…
Icons November 2016
All Work and All Play: Francisco 'Baby' Pignatari
Francisco ‘Baby’ Pignatari was not your average playboy. True, he enjoyed plenty of sexual conquests, crashed Cadillacs, flew planes, and lived his life, as it’s said, ‘to the full’. But…
Icons May 2016
An Old Fashioned Please | Eric Vallat
The Rake catches up with Rémy Martin’s CEO and past-fashion extraordinaire, Eric Vallat over a cocktail in Cannes…
Pleasure May 2016
From Cognac to Cannes
Rake Towers discovers the history of Cannes Film Festival with the help of Rémy Martin and their limited edition XO cognac.
Icons May 2016
A man of immeasurable talent and immense contrasts, Pablo Picasso manifested many a rakish trait.
News May 2016
Cannes Film Festival | Annabel's & Chopard
The glitterati of Cannes Film Festival kicked up their heels at the Hotel Martinez, where Annabel’s played host with Chopard over the weekend.