I Spy: John Le Carré
Intellectual, author and a thoroughly elegant individual, David Cornwell, a.k.a ‘John Le Carre’, is a discreet and intriguing Rake icon.
Certified Original: Peggy Guggenheim
Photographic Treatment: Connolly Hosts Chris Killip
It has long been The Rake’s belief that the truest expressions of luxury, particularly in the menswear world, are intrinsically linked with an appreciation of art. Good design, after all, is an art fo...
Maison D’etre: London’s Maison Assouline
It is always a pleasure to discover a store that is not content to be just a space with which to sell product – particularly at this time of year when the Christmas rush is in full and somewhat tireso...
Advance Australian Flair: Joel Edgerton
Joel Edgerton is entrenching his dominion over Hollywood. As a result he is busy; very busy, in fact. The hard work of an actor’s life is not all on camera. So when The Rake caught up with him in New ...
Online Editor’s Letter: America The Beautiful
I’ve chosen the above quote for this letter’s standfirst, because to me, it encapsulates all that is good about the USA. It’s direct and it doesn’t stand for nonsense. It’s bold, it has impact and it ...
Art on His Sleeve: Richie Culver
Adorned with tattoos, the British artist Richie Culver’s forearms are a testimony to past lovers, dead friends and the odd football team – for sentiment’s sake. Undoubtedly, his choice to express hims...
In The White Chair: David Hockney
Despite the onslaught of teenage mortification it caused, my mother has three ‘artworks’ of mine hanging on the kitchen wall of our family home. Two are un-inspiring carbon copies of Matisse still lif...