Stories December 2018
A Trunk Show Like No Other
On December 12, Christie’s will auction an extremely rare aluminium Louis Vuitton trunk in London, one of only two examples known to exist.
Icons September 2017
Dapper Dan: Harlem's Hip Hop Tailor
The originator of luxury streetwear, Dapper Dan created clothing for those marginalised by high fashion, helping to cement his iconic status in New York City and beyond.
Speed June 2017
Centre Stage: Fred Astaire's 1928 Rolls Royce
An upcoming Rolls-Royce exhibition in London collects the greatest Phantoms from the past 92 years — including this jazz-age beauty commissioned by Hollywood great, Fred Astaire.
Code June 2017
The Impractical Choice: Vintage Louis Vuitton Wardrobe
For ultimate impractical travelling panache, you need to invest in this vintage £34,000 Louis Vuitton wardrobe trunk.
Craft November 2016
Invest: Antique Louis Vuitton Whisky Trunk
Behold, Rake readers, this portable whisky traveller case, crafted through the mentality of savoir-faire by luxury house Louis Vuitton, is something every whisky connoisseur should have in his arsenal. Made circa…
News June 2016
Paris Fashion Week: Menswear Spring Summer 2017
The Rake attends Paris Fashion week in search of positivity and fresh perspective, and finds it in the luxury brands making their mark this Spring/Summer.
Icons May 2016
An Old Fashioned Please | Eric Vallat
The Rake catches up with Rémy Martin’s CEO and past-fashion extraordinaire, Eric Vallat over a cocktail in Cannes…
Style November 2015
THE VELVET OVERGROUND
Liberated from their stuffy roots which date back to the Victorian era, slippers are now a bold style statement that border on the subversive.