Stories August 2019
Hamilton's Ultimate Soldiers' Watch
To uphold the relevance of the mechanical watch to a new generation of consumers with value, style and performance, a Hamilton is hard to beat.
Watches February 2018
The TAG Heuer x The Rake & Revolution 'Blue Dreamer' Chronograph
Inspired by the rich blues of the French Riviera, we introduce the ‘Blue Dreamer’, a magnificent timepiece made in collaboration with TAG Heuer.
News March 2017
Introducing IWC's 2017 Ingenieur Collection
IWC revisits one of its finest hours with this year’s relaunched Ingenieur collection.
Icons March 2017
Rolex: The Spoils of War
During the 1940s, a gesture – as commercially expedient as it was generous – by German émigré and founder of Rolex Hans Wilsdorf, saw the brand become a huge part of the Second World War.
Style February 2017
Where Few Dare to Tweed: Hublot x Rubinacci
Hublot partners up for the third time with Lapo Elkann to create a timepiece, which effortlessly fuses the worlds of horology and sartorial tailoring with a little help of one…
Style December 2016
Bulgari-Revolution Octo Finissimo Limited Edition
Bulgari create a special-edition Octo Finissimo Petite Seconde for The Rake’s sister magazine Revolution — a breathtakingly elegant watch in grade 5 titanium.
Style October 2016
Doubly Brilliant DB's: Aston Martin x De Bethune
The Aston Martin DB4 and the De Bethune DB28T have more in common than just a set of initials – both are examples of highly technical machines presented as works…
Style August 2016
Four Sides To The Story: The Rise of the Rectangular Watch
As the centenary of rectangular dress watches approaches, and with Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrating the 85th anniversary of its seminal Reverso this year, The Rake celebrates a timeless timepiece genre – and its…
Style July 2016
Paul Newman Daytona: Birth of a Legend
How a Hollywood screen icon became tied to the most expensive wristwatch ever sold at auction.