Blancpain expands Villeret collection

Posted on January 25th, by Simon Crompton in Maison. No Comments

Two side-by-side windows displaying the date grace the face of this new Blancpain timepiece, joining the watchmaker’s Villeret collection.


The English Gentleman at Apsley House

Posted on January 22nd, by Simon Crompton in Bespoken. No Comments

Apsley House, the home of the Duke of Wellington after his victory at Waterloo, played host during London Collections: Men to a superb iteration of The English Gentleman event, which is now in its fifth season.


An Exclusive Offer for Rakish Readers…

Posted on January 20th, by Aleksandar Cvetkovic in Uncategorized. No Comments

Take note dear readers, The Rake is currently offering a complementary gift to new subscribers, courtesy of luxury London perfumers Miller Harris.

Simply enter the promotional code MILLER HARRIS when you subscribe online. Full details can be found below, or alternatively in Issue 37, available now…


Kingsman: A new approach to costume

Posted on January 19th, by Simon Crompton in Bespoken. No Comments

Last week, we saw the premiere of a film with a new approach to clothing collaborations. Kingsman, a spy thriller set in London, involves some of our favourite brands: Cleverley, Drakes’s, Turnbull & Asser.


Opening London Collections Men: A Rakish Reception at Claridge’s

Posted on January 10th, by Aleksandar Cvetkovic in Arbiter, Events. No Comments

Thursday evening marked the commencement of London Collections: Men Autumn/Winter 2015, in superlatively rakish style. Held in the effervescent glamour of Claridge’s, The Rake was fortunate enough to bear witness to an evening generously attended by a wealth of extraordinarily talented designers, craftsmen, artisans, entrepreneurs and celebrities from all walks of life, brought together in celebration of London Collections: Men.


Blancpain releases luxury watch cases

Posted on January 10th, by Simon Crompton in Temporal. No Comments

The new watch presentation boxes launched by Blancpain offer a luxurious combination of style, craftsmanship and functionality.


Alfred Dunhill launches Spring/Summer

Posted on January 9th, by Simon Crompton in Maison. No Comments

Dunhill has released its SS15 advertising campaign, shot by Annie Leibowitz under Creative Director John Ray. Have a quick look below for the behind-the-scenes video.


Je Suis Charlie

Posted on January 8th, by Aleksandar Cvetkovic in Uncategorized. No Comments

The Rake would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the families of those who lost their loved ones during yesterday’s tragic events in Paris.

Our thoughts are with the people of Paris at this impossibly difficult time.


Blancpain charts its heritage in new film

Posted on January 4th, by Simon Crompton in Maison. No Comments

Blancpain recently released a short film, ‘Innovation is Tradition’, charting its 280 year history, from small beginnings in the village of Villeret in the Swiss Jura mountains.


Ermegildo Zegna launches eyewear range

Posted on December 28th, by Simon Crompton in Events. No Comments

Ermeneguido Zegna, in partnership with Marcolin Group, has launched its first eyewear range. In order to mark this new addition to the Zegna collection, the partnership hosted an exclusive light-fuelled party in Milan earlier in the month.