Icons July 2021
Cathy Moriarty: The Bronx Knockout
Cathy Moriarty was perfectly cast as the doe-eyed wife whose cheekbones were no defence against Jake LaMotta’s temper. Originally published in Issue 53 of The Rake, David Smiedt writes that Raging Bull, the 1980 classic, made Moriarty an overnight success, but Hollywood has not been kind to her since.
Style September 2019
Tarantino's Style Icons
With the release of Tarantino’s latest film, we take a quick dive into the style icons of his cinematic oeuvre to discover what makes them so damn cool.
Icons July 2018
Style Icon: Jeff Goldblum
Having cultivated an eclectic and playful approach to dressing, Jeff Goldblum is injecting fun into fashion and proving that age is no hindrance to great style.
Icons July 2018
Jamie Foxx goes Off Script
Given what you read about Hollywood stars, one might expect that a chart-topping, Oscar-winning, silver-tongued, good-looking comedic genius would, in reality, not live up to the sum of his parts.…
Icons May 2018
Dressing Gotti: How John Travolta Became The Dapper Don
With the cinematic release next month of Gotti, starring John Travolta, The Rake caught up with Matteo Perin, Travolta’s personal tailor and the man responsible for transforming him into the…
Style January 2018
This Week We're Channelling: Casino's Sam Rothstein
Cash in on the bold style combinations in Martin Scorsese’s Casino, with one of Sam Rothstein’s more understated outfits.
Style November 2017
A Rakish Guide to Wearing Raincoats
How does one brave the winter rain? Here are The Rake‘s instructions for weathering inclement conditions in immaculate style.
Icons November 2017
The 10 Most Rakish Villains Of Cinema
From The Italian Job’s Mr Bridger to James Bond’s famous adversary Emilio Largo, some of the most rakish characters of cinema have been villains. Here are the most memorable…
Icons October 2017
The Top 10 British Heroes in Fiction
We list the greatest rakes ever to appear in British literature, print and cinema, from Sherlock Holmes to Robin Hood.
Code September 2017
The 15 Most Rakish New York Movies
Hollywood may be the byword for filmmaking, but many of the finest movies of all time have in fact been filmed in the mean streets of New York City. East Coast, represent.
Style August 2017
The 1970s Era of Rebel Cinema, Anti-Heroes and their Sunglasses
The 1970s welcomed a new era of cinema style icon, one that was decidedly open-necked and denim-centric, and almost always hidden behind slightly oversized, definitively badass sunglasses.
Style July 2017
Style Heroes: Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly’s two-toned loafer-clad feet are some of the most celebrated in early cinema, but it wasn’t just his shoes that tapped into a new era of style.