More from Christopher Modoo
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…
James Bond’s Top 10 Most Rakish Style Moments
As famous for his witty one-liners as he is for his classic British tailoring, the on-screen James Bond has endured five decades of fashion, resulting in some of cinema’s most rakish style moments.
Rakish Transitions: A Guide to Cuffs & Sleeve Length
The relationship between one’s shirt and one’s suit jacket is complicated to say the least, and there are a vast array of combinations to consider, as The Rake discusses…
The Innovative Fabrics Shaping Menswear
High-twist, high-performance and high-tech: the latest innovations in fabric are designed to accommodate the modern consumer’s demands without compromising on style.
Rakish Transitions: How to Pair Shoes and Socks
Our sartorial menswear expert explores the relationship between the trouser cuff, sock and shoe – and how to get it right.
A Rakish Guide to Dressing for Goodwood Revival
The dress code may not be compulsory at Goodwood Revival, but it’s an excuse to have a little fun and embrace the glamour of an era gone by.
George ‘‘Beau’’ Brummell: The Originator of Dandyism
Often misinterpreted as a ‘fop’, Beau Brummell was in fact an innovative dresser and arbiter of good taste who laid the foundations for tailoring as we know it today.
Celluloid Style: Quadrophenia
An irresistible nostalgia surrounds Quadrophenia, and the style that came out of the era’s mod mentality will forever symbolise the pride and prowess with which the characters dressed.