Lee Jeans x Jordan Rakei

Denim brand collaborates with rising soul star

Although this year it turns an impressive 70, the LEE Rider Jacket shows little signs of retiring.

Indeed, it’s the focal point of a new collaboration that celebrates Lee Jeans’ SS18 collection, for which electronic soul producer Jordan Rakei has contributed designs towards two unique and bespoke jackets.

The campaign explores Rakei’s own personal and pioneering journey, which has taken him from his South Pacific roots to the catalogues of eminent elecronic labels Rhythm Section International and Ninja Tune. This resourceful and adventurous spirit is reflective of the LEE Rider Jacket’s own history, which has developed significantly from its impulsive conception on behalf of the Cowboy Association of America.

Rakei’s jackets will be unveiled at a special event in Lee’s flagship store in Covent Garden on June 7th.

Lee Jeans London Store Address:

35 Neal St. Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9PR

Shop the full Lee SS18 range now at uk.lee.com

Photo Credit: Tanika Syed

Join us on Vero, as we get under the skin of global cultural happenings. Follow Clash Magazine as we skip merrily between clubs, concerts, interviews and photo shoots. Get backstage sneak peeks and a true view into our world as the fun and games unfold.

Buy Clash Magazine


Join the Clash mailing list for up to the minute music, fashion and film news.