Style October 2022
The Rake Style Guide: The Mods of Japan
The Mods shot to fame in the Swinging London of the sixties, characterised by their scooters and parka coats, and influencing music artists like The Beatles, The Jam, and The Who, and later Oasis and Miles Kane. But their aesthetic has found a home outside of Britain: briefly to the US in the mid-1960s and more unusually, but more deeply entrenched, in Tokyo some time after their peak.
Code August 2016
What To Buy This Week: Summer In The City
The Rake’s Editorial Associate guides you through the most rakish pieces with which to master the sweltering heat of a metropolitan summer.