More from Christopher Modoo
Savile Row and the Future of Tailoring
A brief overview of Savile Row, how bespoke and made-to-measure suiting differs from ready-to-wear and what the future of tailoring could look like.
What to Wear in Autumn
With elegance, adaptability and a little colour, tweed and flannel will lift your spirits when the leaves – and the mercury – start to fall. Here’s what to wear in autumn.
Ask The Rake: How To Buy Off The Peg
“What should I look for, in terms of fit, when buying an off-the-rack suit or jacket online?” With illustrations by Jessica Rose Bird.
Ask The Rake: How to Wear Cropped Trousers
Cropped trousers, whether rolled up, turned up, or simply finished shorter, have moved beyond a runway trend to become a permanent fixture in dis...
How to Dress Well in Summer
When the sun comes out, so do Britain’s eccentric style habits. The Rake’s Sartorial Guru, shows us how to dress up as the mercury rises.
Ask The Rake: How to Up Your Wedding Game
What do you wear to a wedding that’s less 9-5 Wall Street? Avoid looking like every other Tom, Dick and Harry with these tips.
The History of the Morning Coat
The Rake‘s sartorial guru delves into the history of the morning coat, from its origins in the late 19th century to its place at Royal Ascot today.
Cloth 101: Seersucker
As sartorial trends go, Seersucker’s popularity in recent seasons has risen in conjunction with the mercury. A performance cloth favoured due to its propensity for breathability, it can be a tricky one to style so allow our Sartorial Guru to help.