Watches February 2020
INTRODUCING THE ZENITH X REVOLUTION X THE RAKE CHRONOMASTER REVIVAL REF. A3818 “COVER GIRL"
Perpetuating the legacy of the El Primero movement, and in retracing Zenith’s history, this timepiece is a cherished addition to the brand’s collection.
Pleasure January 2019
A Celebration With IWC Watches and George Cleverley
Last night, The Rake celebrated the incredibly successful launch of the IWC Pilot’s Watch 36mm at George Cleverley in The Royal Arcade. 150 watches sold out in 18 minutes, as such, it was guaranteed to be a memorable evening.
Watches November 2018
The 'Ghost Captain' Has Docked: Shop Our Exclusive Rado Collaboration Now
We were so impressed with the 2017 Rado HyperChrome Captain Cook that we unanimously voted it for the Ultimate Value Watch of the Year Award, and even wanted one of our own. Now you can shop the exclusive watch we have nicknamed “Ghost Captain”.
Craft November 2017
Invest: Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti Type 390
Just like the Bugatti Chiron it is inspired by, Parmigiani Fleurier’s Type 390 timepiece boasts a technologically advanced ‘engine’, unique design features and an extremely limited production run.
Style September 2016
Artistic License: Adam Rogers
Artist, designer and entrepreneur Adam Rogers talks to The Rake about his treasured collection of vintage pieces, and the many places from which he draws inspiration in his work and…
Code August 2016
What To Buy This Week: Vol 10
This week’s must-haves see us wistful for warmer climes and quenching our thirst for the most stylish products on the planet…
Style April 2016
Shiny, Happy Diamonds
Since 1976, Happy Diamonds have been joyfully lighting up the eponymous creations from Chopard. Over the years, the famous moving diamonds have been staged through a myriad of precious and joyful watch and…
Style March 2016
Hublot x Sang Bleu
Hublot have a number of big name partnerships under their belt, from NBA superstar Kobe Bryant to footballing legend Pelé and fashion model Bar Refaeli to Ferrari. In true Jean-Claude…
Style February 2016
One could be forgiven for thinking that pornography was invented with the dawning of the computer age. But, as early as the 17th century, English and Swiss watchmakers were taking…
Style January 2016
WRITING TIME, MAKING HISTORY
It’s been almost 50 years since the birth of the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, but the allure of this iconic sports watch shows no sign of abating.
Style October 2015
If the idea of an erotic dial sounds to you like a naff trinket for the bawdy consumer, think again -some of the most illustrious houses in the world are…
Style September 2015
GOOD AS GOLD
The gold versions of the Rolex Day-Date might be the 18k everyday watches du jour - especially after Phillips' Glamorous Day-Date auction this year - but don't forget about Rolex's other greats if you're looking for the perfect gold watch to floss about town.