Sunday, May 10, 2009

Men's magazines: The Rake and Men's Ex

Currently, my favorite men's magazines are Men's Ex (published in Japanese and available at Kinokuniya and Mitsuwa) and The Rake (published in English). Below are are a couple of sample shots from the September 2008 issue of Men's Ex. They illustrate nicely the difference between soft and structured shoulders and variations between.

Soft v. structured shoulders

Soft v. structured shoulders

The Rake is a newly launched magazine whose inaugural issue was the December 2008 / January 2009. The Rake website recently went live and features a selection of articles from the print versions.

The Rake (Dec 08 - Jan 09) cover

Additional links
- Styleforum thread on buying Men's Ex in Europe

Updated June 10, 2009


Andrew Lee said...


could you rec me somewhere to rent a tux?


sleevehead said...

My apologies, I don't have a good recommendation for you as I have not rented a tuxedo recently (or distantly for that matter).

But for rented kit I'm sure a local formalwear shop wherever you live should fill in decently (all things considered). Before you get creative with your rental tux, please check my post on creative black tie:

sheena said...

Nice stuff! i recently came across of your post and have been reading along. I don't know what to say except that I have learned more of reading your post.Thank you so much.

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