The 1970s Era of Rebel Cinema, Anti-Heroes and their Sunglasses
The 1970s welcomed a new era of cinema style icon, one that was decidedly open-necked and denim-centric, and almost always hidden behind slightly oversized, definitively badass sunglasses.
Paul Simonon: The Clash’s Ace of Bass
Without him, The Clash would still have been a great band, but with him they became iconic. Paul Simonon was built for rock ‘n’ roll and his cultural influence is felt to this day.
Samuel L. Jackson: The Path of The Righteous Man
He might be the coolest man on Earth, but you would never accuse Samuel L. Jackson of indifference. Now in his late sixties, Hollywood’s highest-grossing movie star is as strident as he is successful.
Style Heroes: James Dean
A figurehead for the disaffected youth of 1950s America, James Dean’s style was incredibly simple, yet remains a perpetual benchmark for the art of dressing casually.
An Ode to Rebellion
This month The Rake will celebrate the notion of ‘rebellion’, highlighting important figures who broke free from the status quo, and innovated within their respective fields.
The Ultimate Cars for a Riviera Jaunt
Looking to take a road trip through the South of France this summer? Take inspiration from these classic cinematic selections when picking the perfect convertible.
Style Heroes: Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly’s two-toned loafer-clad feet are some of the most celebrated in early cinema, but it wasn’t just his shoes that tapped into a new era of style.
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.