Style June 2021
13 tips for dressing well at Wimbledon
Although the dress codes at Wimbledon aren’t as strict as other summer sporting events, The Rake believes this most elegant affair demands equally discerning attire.
Pleasure January 2021
Light Years: The Golden Age of the Night Club
When you think of the seventies, what do you see? How about Bianca Jagger on a white horse at Studio 54, or Grace Jones on a pink Harley-Davidson at le Palace? Originally published in Issue 42 of The Rake, James Medd writes that whilst the seventies was the decade of economic and social unrest, it was also the golden age of the nightclub, when fashion, music and art came together to create a lifestyle so desirable it needed a strict door policy at all times.
Speed December 2020
A Few Rakish Cocktails You Can Make At Home
Here’s a small list of cocktails that can and should be imbibed with joy, laughter and great company; be it through the medium of Zoom or household support bubble.
Style September 2020
Five of the most Rakish Formula One drivers in history
Formula one circuits are now completely devoid of spectators, confining each Grand Prix to be about the drivers and the cars, omitting the verve and glamour that the crowd brings. In view of this we take a look back at some of the most stylish drivers who showed style on and off the track.
Style August 2020
Brigitte Bardot: Queen of the Côte d’Azur
A gust of fresh air in the stifling social atmosphere of her time, Brigitte Bardot lived up to the ‘sex-kitten’ role as well as she embodied it…
Style July 2020
Stefano Bemer for The Rake: The Ready To Wear Collection
As The Rake launches a capsule collection of Stefano Bemer shoes, Christian Barker explores the craftsmanship and expertise behind the brand.
Icons June 2020
Style Heroes: 1960s Alain Delon
French actor Alain Delon’s rebellious youth and disregard towards Hollywood speak volumes about his laissez-faire disposition – which was reflected, too, in how he dressed himself.
Style November 2019
The 21 Things You Need To Know About Black Tie
The Rake reveals the formalwear intelligence you need to absorb to ensure black-tie success.
Style April 2019
The Edit: Mo Coppoletta
We asked our friend Mo Coppoletta to select a few items that have recently grabbed his attention. A world-renowned tattoo artist, watch collector and rake, his picks perfectly reflect his personality.
Looks February 2019
Style 101: The Gurkha Trouser
Complex in nature but clean in silhouette, the Gurkha trouser works equally hard when navigating rising temperatures or spring dress codes.
Style January 2019
The Old Guard Of Pitti Uomo
Being of a certain age has its benefits. Not only can you get away with more, but over those decades of learning the tenets of men’s style, you become a master.
Style July 2018
How To Wear Separates
Sporting separates doesn’t need to be a complex notion. The key to cracking it is keeping things simple and creating a balance, as documented by the lens of Milad Abedi at Pitti Uomo 94.