Watches May 2019
Fears: The Oldest British Watchmaker
Inspired by the fashionable surge in international travel during the 60s, the Redcliff model restores the company’s steep heritage, whilst evoking the quality of cutting-edge designs in the new era.
Watches March 2019
A TASTE OF HONEY: THE ORIS FOR THE RAKE AND REVOLUTION DIVER 65 ‘HONEY’
A glass of artisanal gin, a 1959 Gibson Les Paul, and memories of glorious summers past all combined to inspire this partnership with dive-watch masters Oris.
Watches November 2018
The 'Ghost Captain' Has Docked: Shop Our Exclusive Rado Collaboration Now
We were so impressed with the 2017 Rado HyperChrome Captain Cook that we unanimously voted it for the Ultimate Value Watch of the Year Award, and even wanted one of our own. Now you can shop the exclusive watch we have nicknamed “Ghost Captain”.
Style August 2017
Pocket Guide: Hodinkee's Benjamin Clymer
Benjamin Clymer might be the founder of the horology website Hodinkee, but his style game doesn’t end with a watch – or even 50 of them.
Style August 2017
Richard Mille Watches: The Billionaire's Masonic Handshake
With reverence for heritage tempered by a healthy disdain for the outmoded and unique, this maverick watchmaker has achieved a standing among the gods of horology by working in almost total opposition of the craft’s traditions.
Style July 2017
Invest: The New Rolex Cellini Moonphase
Earlier this year, Rolex revealed its much-anticipated moonphase complication, resulting in arguably the most elegant timepiece in the Cellini collection.
Style April 2017
Night Out: Cartier's Drive Extra Flat
George Cramer goes hands on with the most talked about watch from Cartier at SIHH 2017: The Drive de Cartier Extra Flat.
Style March 2017
Baselworld 2017: Horology Highlights
The Rake reports back from the biggest horology event of the year – the Baselworld Watch Fair. Find out which new models we’re keeping our eyes trained on.
News March 2017
Introducing IWC's 2017 Ingenieur Collection
IWC revisits one of its finest hours with this year’s relaunched Ingenieur collection.
Icons March 2017
Rolex: The Spoils of War
During the 1940s, a gesture – as commercially expedient as it was generous – by German émigré and founder of Rolex Hans Wilsdorf, saw the brand become a huge part of the Second World War.
Style February 2017
Where Few Dare to Tweed: Hublot x Rubinacci
Hublot partners up for the third time with Lapo Elkann to create a timepiece, which effortlessly fuses the worlds of horology and sartorial tailoring with a little help of one…
Style January 2017
SIHH 2017: Horology Highlights
Naturally, The Rake attended the 2017 edition of SIHH, and a number of watches caught our eye. Here are five of the best…