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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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. Raging Bull, the 1980 classic, made Moriarty an overnight success, but Hollywood has not been kind to her since.
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 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.