Style January 2021
‘THE DREADFUL THINGS I LONGED TO SAY ... ’
Before the Beatles and the Stones there was Cole Porter: decadent and headstrong, witty and transgressive. Originally published in Issue 42 of The Rake, Stuart Husband writes that Porter rejected the convention of family to pursue the only thing he knew — music — and by the time he made way for rock‘n’roll, the leading lyricist of the Jazz Age had expressed himself a-plenty.
Icons June 2016
The Full Spectrum: A Tribute To Orlando's Tragedy
To mark our respect for the victims of the atrocity in Orlando on Sunday, The Rake celebrates the 10 most rakish gay people of all time.
Code June 2016
Contrarian: The Ruin of the Riviera
Tracking a century-long transition from the getaway of the intellectual haute-monde to the playground of high net worth lowlife.