Style August 2020
IS FRANK SINATRA THE MOST MALIGNED CELEBRITY IN HISTORY?
From his politics to claims of ties to the Mob, the legendary singer’s reputation has always carried the whiff of controversy. THE RAKE goes in search of the truth…
Style November 2019
Reviving the Lost Art of the Bow-Tie
The classic bow-tie is the fundamental accessory for formalwear, but could it be ready for an everyday wardrobe revival? Josh Sims investigates…
Icons September 2017
Frank Sinatra: Young At Heart
Before he was Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra sang for pennies, was a keen amateur boxer and carried a lead pipe with him wherever he went. But the potential was always there…
Style August 2017
Style 101: The Harrington Jacket
Popular amongst 1950s Hollywood stars and skinheads alike, the Harrington jacket is a British-designed garment that has well and truly surpassed its colloquial origins.
Style July 2017
A Rakish Guide to Travelling in Style
Whether you’re off for a weekend or a month, you’d be wise to take on board these rakish tips for travelling in style.
Icons February 2017
The View From The Mountaintop: The Rat Pack
‘You look like a goddamn rat pack,’ an exasperated Lauren Bacall once said. And after a time, they were. Frank, Dean, Joey, Sammy and ‘Brother-in-Lawford’… just the neighbourhood guys hanging…
News November 2015
GREAT DRUNKS OF OUR TIMES
Pythagoras called sobriety ‘the strength of the soul’. He was also a vegetarian who believed the mysteries of the universe could be unravelled using maths, so The Rake suggests you spurn…