Watches October 2021
Sir Jackie Stewart tells The Rake why he believes nuclear energy is the way forward for Formula 1, and which of his treasured Rolex watches he’d keep if he had to give the rest away…
Watches July 2021
Deep Diving with the Rolex Sea-Dweller
Ross Povey takes a closer look at the Rolex Sea-Dweller.
Style June 2021
Cool Tool: The Story of Rolex Explorer II
Ross Povey delves into the history of the Rolex Explorer II.
Watches May 2021
A Brief History of the Rolex GMT-Master
Ross Povey delves into the history of the Rolex GMT-Master.
Watches March 2021
The Evolution of the Rolex Submariner Date
Ross Povey delves into the history of the Rolex Submariner Date, and educates us on its finer details.
Watches February 2021
The Rolex No-Date Submariner - Seven Decades of a Classic
The Rolex Submariner has been an institution in its own right since 1953. An icon of both horology and style, the new era of the Submariner was welcomed in 2020.
Watches February 2021
The Best Looking Rolex Day-Dates You’ve Never Seen
In 1956, Rolex unveiled the Day-Date watch featuring its groundbreaking Datejust technology that was supplemented by the addition of a day window. From the get go, the Day-Date was manufactured in precious metals only, including yellow, white and pink gold and platinum. Whilst there had been some diamond setting on the earlier models, it was with the 1800 series, launched in 1960, that Rolex really began to experiment and push the boundaries.
Watches October 2020
The evolution of the Rolex Submariner
The Rolex Submariner has been an institution in its own right since 1953. Now the classic dive watch has undergone another pitch-perfect evolution.
Style October 2020
The Rolex Day-Date
Worn by presidents, leaders and visionaries, the Rolex Day-Date represents the ultimate in prestige, refinement and comfort.
Watches June 2020
Rolex Explorer Take II
Ross Povey examines The Rolex Explorer II.
Style October 2018
'Styled', The Auction Putting Time Into Context
121 highly sought-after watches go to auction at Phillips in New York on 5 December, where The Rake and Mr Porter have defined 12 iconic and timeless looks to complement them.
Style October 2017
James Bond's Greatest Watches
From seminal mechanical watches to innovative digitals, The Rake examines 007’s finest timepieces.