Style May 2019
How Espadrilles Became a Summer Staple
The humble espadrille is a reliable summer option, with a number of brands reinterpreting the style in luxurious leathers and suedes. Yet its origins are far from glamorous, as The Rake discovers…
Pleasure July 2017
Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc: The Jet-Set's Hideaway
In its heyday, the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc was a hotbed of debauchery where the who’s who of the jet-set came to party in shrouded secrecy.
Pleasure June 2017
Sotheby's Rallye on the Riviera
The Rake had the pleasure of taking part in this year’s inaugural Sotheby’s Rallye. Join us for our photo diary of the event, where we discover that true Riviera style isn’t lost at all, if you’re in the right company.
Style May 2017
How The Breton Shirt Earned Its Stripes
The Rake shines a light on a garment that has transcended time, sailed through changes in fashion, has adorned some of the most rakish icons of the past, and continues to influence luxury menswear today.
Icons July 2016
In the wake of a new exhibition exploring Picasso’s relationship with his muses, The Rake asks whether the greatest artist of the 20th century would have achieved such fame and fortune without…