Tag: Issue 54
Kim Novak: Czech Mate
With her acclaimed role in Hitchcock’s Vertigo, Kim Novak showed she could conquer Hollywood. But a greater challenge awaited: could she leave Tinseltown on her own terms, her identity and integrity intact?
How Hermès Created a Silk Dynasty
The sensual feeling of an Hermès silk creation can act as a transportive moment back to a time or place. It is one of the reasons why the family owned house has been a byword for rarefied style for nearly two centuries.
Rake-in-Progress: Douglas Booth
The British actor Douglas Booth tells The Rake about his humanitarian work for the U.N., his dyslexia, and why Ray Winstone deserves his status as a legend of the industry.
The Bentley Boys’ Roaring Twenties
They were the prototype playboys: a bunch of privileged gents who drove hard and partied harder. And while they ruled the motor racing world between the wars, Britain couldn’t get enough of the Bentley Boys.
Poetic Justice: Henry Cavill
Superman is back — and so is Henry Cavill, the quintessential British gent making the American icon his own.