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Icons November 2020
Lynda Carter’s classic seventies take on Wonder Woman is the only version worthy of the name. Though not for the reasons we might assume.
Icons April 2020
Originally featured in issue 2 of The Rake, Christian Barker expertly delves into the golden era’s ‘King of Hollywood’, ever-rakish actor Clark Gable whose effortlessly balanced elegance and machismo got him far.
Icons July 2018
Given what you read about Hollywood stars, one might expect that a chart-topping, Oscar-winning, silver-tongued, good-looking comedic genius would, in reality, not live up to the sum of his parts.…
Icons September 2017
Mickey Rourke has glimpsed the gates of hell and doesn’t want to return. Fortunately, even in the seventh decade of a tumultuous life, cinema seems to provide an outlet for the actor’s emotion.
Icons July 2017
Even in her twilight years, Ingrid Bergman did what she had always done: repelled the Hollywood forces that would judge her, reduce her, control her.
Code April 2017
The prolonged sartorial resurgence of the wider-legged trouser has seen waistlines rise and hems expand in the last few seasons. This spring, enjoy the feeling of a few extra inches where it matters…
Icons January 2017
An enduring Hollywood presence, Gary Oldman has remained an unapologetically bold actor, and his ardent professionalism continues to command the respect of his peers.
The impact Audrey Hepburn had on pop culture is immeasurable, but to remember her as just an actress or a style icon does little justice to her character or biography. From…
Style December 2016
It is a truth universally acknowledged that modern pyjamas are almost crushingly inelegant. The Rake for one can stand them no longer, so what follows is a cry to arms. It’s time to embrace the evening-gown revolution…
Icons October 2016
To close our three part series exploring the work of some of the most rakish American actors of all time, we felt it only appropriate to end on an individual whose…
Jack Nicholson’s limitless charm and winning smile have got him into the beds of many a beautiful woman and the characters of many an iconic role. So what makes him so…
In an exclusive interview with The Rake, Pedro Pascal discusses the American Dream, second chances and his role in the Netflix hit series Narcos.