Icons September 2021
The Director's Cut: John Huston
John Huston — director, screenwriter, ‘compulsive satyr’ — was a legend in his own picaresque lifetime, as much for his high jinks away from the camera as for his achievements…
Craft September 2021
Neapolitan Pride: House of Rubinacci
With the exclusive Luca Rubinacci for The Rake collection available to order now, Nick Foulkes finds out how Rubinacci has preserved the sophistication and character of the city’s distinct sartorial culture.
Icons September 2021
Tender Scoundrel: Jean-Paul Belmondo
Boxer turned acting heavyweight Jean-Paul Belmondo was no stranger to holding his own in the cinematic ring.
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.