Style August 2021
The Rake's Infallible British Holiday Guide
August has arrived, and people are looking closer to home for their summer getaways. With endless destinations on offer, we’ve assembled a guide on what to wear for three very different UK holiday hotspots.
Style August 2018
Editor’s Picks: Last-Minute Castaway Capsule
Whether you’re hotfooting it to Mykonos on a whim, or hitting up the Costa Smeralda for some spontaneous R ‘n’ R, our Digital Editor Ryan Thompson has curated the perfect holiday capsule to cover all bases.
Style July 2018
Sojourning in Style: The Rakish Travel Edit
Whether you’re jetting off to far-flung destinations or holidaying closer to home, you can rely on these essential luggage items to seriously up your game in the travel style stakes.
Style July 2017
How Vilebrequin Reinvented Swimwear
It was a simple romantic quest that gave birth to the brand we can thank for swimwear that’s as far detached as can be from the Australianism, “budgie smugglers”.
Style July 2017
Dressing For A Sartorial Summer Getaway
Packing and travelling can add an element of stress on both yourself and your wardrobe, but not so, with these rakish tips on how to travel in style.
Icons June 2017
Slim Aarons: The Life Aquatic
No one has better encapsulated the sun-kissed haute vie of the blue-blooded “splasherati” than Slim Aarons.
Style January 2017
What To Buy This Week: The Alpine Après Ski
With snow beginning to dust the Alps, what better way to dress for the slopes than by channelling cinematic style with a modern aesthetic?
Pleasure December 2016
Come Fry With Me: The Imperial Hotel, Tokyo
When you think of Japan, generally, either geisha-samurai-tatami-kimono-calligraphy-tea-ceremony tradition, or Astroboy-manga-hightech-neonlit
Style December 2016
‘Tis The Season: The Luxe Christmas Jumper Edit
Christmas jumpers have earned themselves a poor name over the years, but here are few luxurious options that have more than paved the road to redemption.
Pleasure November 2016
Art Decorum: The Beaumont Hotel
The Rake’s luxury travel correspondent proffers some thoughts on an establishment that is as refined and luxuriant as it is generously appointed and welcoming.
Pleasure September 2016
Gold Standard: La Colombe D'Or
The remarkable Provençal retreat of La Colombe d’Or is a place as inspiring today as it was to the generations of angst-riddled artists that have patronized it for the past…
Pleasure August 2016
Institutional Luxury: Le Bristol Hotel Paris
The Rake’s luxury travel correspondent waxes lyrical on a long-standing Parisian institution that could not be more eminence grise worthy if it tried.