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Icons October 2020
Before there was Danica Patrick and Ashley Force Hood, there was Liane Engeman and Shirley ‘Cha Cha’ Muldowney. THE RAKE pays tribute to the women who blazed a trail in motorsport, burning off gallons of sexism and abuse as they did so…
Style February 2019
Pitti Uomo 95 may have wrapped, but we’re still reeling from all the sartorial stimulus proffered us by the endlessly stylish women at the event.
Icons September 2016
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…
Icons August 2016
The Rake champions the powerful, empowered allure of the full-grown female in all her glory.
The Rake explores Bryan Ferry’s innate artistic curiosity and how it became his defining feature in everything he approached from music to romance.
Icons July 2016
Three centuries after the colourful life of wanton womaniser Giacomo Casanova, his name still stands for a multitude of sins and salaciousness.
Prudishness, get thee to a bordello: a warm welcome, please, to our ten favourite polyamorous women
Code May 2016
What do stunningly attractive women with the heart and smarts to match seek in a male companion? We asked a lady who fits that description to elaborate.
Icons April 2016
Her calling-card was an enigmatic sexual ambiguity, and she seemed to hint that, behind a poker face of frosty hauteur, cards of every suit and stripe were waiting to be…
Icons October 2015
A fascinating forgotten figure of feminism, Julie d’Aubigny combined both bellicosity and sexuality to increase her long tally of conquests, both on the duelling grounds and in the boudoir.