Brittney Olsen, 27, a mom and a vintage motorcycle racer from Aberdeen, S.D., on her 1938 Indian Sport Scout, as told to A.J. Baime. When I was three, my dad showed me the movie Heart […]
Relax like royalty in the former residence of choice for the Maharajas and the Queen Mother, at the Pink City of India’s most indulgent hotel. Looking to experience life like a Raj on your next […]
Francoise Hardy was a wistful breath of fresh air during the sex, drugs & rock ‘n’ roll of the 1960s. Mysterious, sweetly naive, and utterly desirable. She was adored by Bob Dylan, Nick Drake, Mick […]
Betty Grable, in what may be the most iconic pinup image of all time. –Hulton Archive/Getty Images Though its origins can be traced further back, it was WWII that really put pinups on the […]
The white suit is an almost impossibly romantic garment with a long and illusive history, but that could all be about to change, so says The Rake’s Online Editor. Most men have love affairs with […]
“Sure. I’d like to live regular. Go home to a good looking wife, a hot dinner, and a husky kid. But I guess I got film in my blood. I love this racket. It’s exciting. […]
Leica Camera has extended its iconic rangefinder camera series with a new model: the Leica M-D. The fifth product in the Leica M range, the Leica M-D joins the Leica M and M-P, the Leica […]
Soooo, I’ve been on a serious margarita kick lately this year. It’s hard for me to pass up that frosty lime and tequila combo, especially on a warm Friday evening. And still, every now and […]
Over the past 100 years or so, Rolex has produced more than a few “dynasty” series of watches — from the Datejust to the Day-Date, to the Explorer, Daytona, and Speedking, to the piece we […]
As you might have noticed, we completely relaunched our beloved www.vintagestyle.eu. The website now includes a sleek and modern design, but we still focus on the good old days, from the roaring twenties till the […]
60 years ago today (7/15/56), Ian Curtis, lyricist and lead singer of Joy Divison was born. Curtis, who suffered from epilepsy and depression, committed suicide on 18 May 1980, on the eve of Joy Division’s first North American tour, […]
“In my vocabulary, there are two bad words: art and good taste,” German-Australian fashion photographer Helmut Newton (1920–2004) observed. He believed, “ Some people’s photography is an art. Not mine. Art is a dirty word […]
In the heart of the France’s Champagne-Ardenne region, a new sport was born in 1926 with the creation of the second Grand Prix de la Marne in Reims-Gueux. The 7.816 km road course was built […]
Part of the reason I’m rather obsessed with the film No Country For Old Men has to do with the rugged beauty of the landscape. The way the Coen brothers capture the atmosphere of the […]
A former model and self-described adventurer, Nick Fouquet (pictured; nickfouquet.com) has lived and worked all over the globe, from his native New York City to the South of France and Patagonia. He now resides in […]
In the mid-’80s, a big-haired then-Senator’s wife named Tipper Gore was taking a stroll near her 11-year-old daughter’s room. Without warning, she caught an earful of her tween’s tape deck (or turntable), as someone sang […]
The formative roots of Neapolitan tailoring can be traced back to 1351, when the Confraternita dei Sartoi (Tailors Association) was established in the church of S. Eligio al Mercato. As the centuries passed, the art […]
Located on a tree-lined street in the upscale community of South Kensington, the Kensington, a Doyle Collection property, offers a taste of proper British life. Comprising four cream-colored Victorian townhouses, the hotel features 126 well-appointed […]
What is the best juicer? Well, that depends a lot on what you want to juice, how much money you want to spend, your space requirements and the amount of time you want to spend […]
To say that Bullitt had a car chase scene is like saying Steve McQueen was a good actor. Both are arguably gross understatements. The history-making car chase from Bullitt is still considered the gold standard […]
Get ready to pick your jaw up off the floor after feasting your eyes on Riva’s stunning new Rivamore. The recently unveiled 39-ft speedboat continues Riva’s legacy of crafting stunning Italian rides and features everything […]
What’s the scene? The scene is that magical segment found in 2.5-star movies that makes — or almost makes — sitting through the entire film worthwhile. Not every forgettable film has one.
The first look at the new take on the Tracey brothers – pilots of the various craft that make up International Rescue for the new Thunderbirds series – arrived in January and caused, shall we say, divided opinions.
Well, the way they make shows is, they make one show. That show’s called a pilot. Then they show that show to the people who make shows, and on the strength of that one show they decide if they’re.
But when you do, you’ll know because then the pieces fit just right, and things move fast dizzyingly fast. Just ask NYC indie-pop-soul trio MisterWives, who recently dropped their first EP, Adam Robertson is bent over an old watchmaker’s drill press that looks signed with Island Def Jam, kicked off an East Coast tour, and started recording their debut album just a year after they began performing together.
Fresh off his Oscar win, Eddie Redmayne is keeping busy filming The Danish Girl, a true story. He plays Lili Elbe, the first transgender woman to successfully undergo sexual reassignment surgery in the early 1900s, and he looks beautiful in this first picture. The movie is directed by Tom Hooper (with whom Redmayne worked on Les Misérables) and costars Amber Heard. It’s not due out until 2016, but now I can’t wait to see more!
Bikes in general and medium-priced old ones, used mainly for timekeeping, are electronic watches with quartz movements.
A pair of white organic Japanese selvedge cotton trousers is included in the Italian brand President’s spring/summer 2016 collection. The range is inspired by “pre-war adventure and exploration”, and features a colour palette of blue, […]