More from Christopher Modoo
A Rakish Guide to Transitional Layering
Whether the transition is between seasons, countries or climates, learning to layer will help you save time, baggage allowance and precious body heat.
5 Alternative Ways to Wear Black Tie
Whether you’re a rakish rule-breaker or a smouldering sybarite, here’s our guide to making black tie your own.
Peter Wyngarde: The Seventies Sybarite
The Rake celebrates the life and style of Peter Wyngarde.
Rakish Transitions: A Guide to Shirt and Tie Combinations
The Rake’s sartorial correspondent dissects the complicated relationship between the shirt collar and the necktie – and how to get it right.
Winter Fabrics You Need This Season
From double-faced cashmere to heavyweight alpaca, these are the winter fabrics you should consider for this season and beyond.
The Best Dinner Jackets in Cinema History
Some of the most stylish scenes in cinema have been made possible thanks to a well-tailored dinner suit (never tuxedo). Here are the best of all time…
A Rakish Guide To Festive Dressing
Office Christmas parties, post-work cocktails and invites abound through the month of December, but how should one dress for such occasions? Allow The Rake to point you in the right direction…
The 10 Most Rakish Villains Of Cinema
From The Italian Job’s Mr Bridger to James Bond’s famous adversary Emilio Largo, some of the most rakish characters of cinema have been villains. Here are the most memorable…