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Duke + Dexter x Fracap Collaboration

By Adam

Duke + Dexter have launched its collaboration with Fracap, one of the world’s most influential boot makers, to bring a collection of hiking boots that make tackling winter easy. Handmade in Italy by methods Fracap have honoured for nearly a century. The collaboration blends tradition with innovation, with custom Vibram soles made from recycled plastic, and […]

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2021 Christmas Gift Guide for Men

By Adam

Duke and Dexter Slipper It’s time to ditch the grandad slippers. Built on our custom white sole that’s purposefully designed to be lightweight, non-marking and worn both indoors + out, with Sean, we’ve made a slipper less ordinary that feels modern with old school comforts. Lined in soft and cosy shearling, it’s finished with water-resistant suede […]

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Stenströms: November Edit

By Adam

With the winter weather just around the corner, it’s that time to turn our attentions toward good quality, stylish winter knitwear. One of the first we turn to in search of the ideal pieces is the ever-reliable Stenstroms, the Swedish heritage brand hailing from the south west coastal town of Helsingborg.   With more than […]

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Nordic Outdoor

By Adam

The realisation during the pandemic that the outdoors is right on most of our doorsteps has led to many of us, including the team here at Dapper Chapper, to get out there and enjoy it. To do that in some semblance of style is also, obviously of interest. The increase in awareness around outerwear and […]

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Introducing Meander Scotland

By Adam

There has often been the dilemma for weather-suitable and outdoor clothing to create a style miss. It’s either one or the other, and for many, taking a style hit because the scenario is often standing drenched on the hills with the dog somewhere is a safe option. It really needn’t be the case. Meander Scotland […]

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Varsity Headwear

By Adam

It’s common knowledge that there’s nothing quite like being able to grab a cap with the understanding that it’s going to not only compliment your chosen style and aesthetic, but that it’s also the ultimate in fit. Varsity Headwear, hailing from Norway and founded by brothers Sebastien and Alex Adams does all the above and more. A lifelong […]

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Luca Faloni goes back to its roots with Torinese Collection

By Adam

Luca Faloni makes a swift return to our pages with their latest collection for the Autumn/Winter season, as the brand returns home to capture the nostalgia, roots and savour-faire of Turin, the capital of the Piedmont. As the brand quite elegantly rediscovered the magnificent tree-lined boulevards and baroque cafes of their home city, we were […]

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COCCHI MINIATURES

By Adam

A few months ago we were sent a bottle of Cocchi Vermouth Di Torino and uploaded a how-to-make a Reverse Manhattan. Personally, I was new to the brand before this but now it’s an absolute staple of my Dapper Chapper Bar. I was naturally delighted when the Italian apéritif producer invited us to try the rest […]

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Luca Faloni EDIT inspired by Italian architect Carlo Scarpa

By Adam

Having enjoyed the staple summer pieces that emerged from one of favourite Italian knitwear brands, Luca Faloni, we were anticipating the next wave designed for the colder month –  were layering is key and being able to go about ones’ business in comfort imperative. In fact, the latest edit realised by Faloni explores and is […]

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Mayfair pub opens after charming refurbishment: The Chesterfield Arms

By Jack Dignum

Following its tasteful refurbishment, The Chesterfield Arms boasts a new lease of life and is once again open as a beautifully detailed tavern in the heart of Shepherd Market, Mayfair. Renewed interior combines with the best of British cuisine and hospitality, with a curated selection of draughts and wines that are full of personality.  Steeped […]

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Finnieston Clothing returns to the AW21

By Adam

Glasgow’s Finnieston Clothing returns to the AW21 season with new additions to their growing collection of core pieces. Starting with the Linthouse jacket, a real pull for us at Dapper Chapper, which is made from a hardwearing organic cotton twill workwear fabric and available in both green and navy. The Linthouse is the perfect companion […]

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Stenströms Men, trends Autumn 2021

By Adam

As times change, the requirement to wear more flexible garments that work for a multitude of occasions become all the more prevalent. The soft, relaxed and easy style fix is how we now are looking to dress for Autumn 2021, where we maintain a level of sophistication in a way that delivers a completely organic aesthetic. The 2021 […]

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Proverb Hydration Pro Moisturiser Review

By Adam

In the past we’ve taken a look at other Proverb products and always been suitably impressed. This time around, we’ve got the Hydration Pro Moisturiser on review. Designed for normal to dry skins and it aims to: – Keep your skin feeling hydrated – reducing wrinkles and fine lines – Reduce Inflammation – it has […]

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Universal Roots, Universal Family

By Adam

We’ve been excited to see the next instalment from Universal Works for some time, as have many of you no doubt. The title for their latest collection is “Universal Roots, Universal Family” which refers to collective spirit enhanced over the past 18-months, where things have been, shall we say, less straight forward. In particular it pays homage […]

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Theodore Herald Style

By Adam

At Dapper Chapper we have long supported a more considered way of dressing, where men feel at ease with what they are wearing without the need to be overly masculine or the loudest in the room – Soft Power, they call it! A recent introduction to new luxury menswear brand Theodore Herald, helped cement and, […]

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Luca Faloni Linen

By Adam

Now that we are finally feeling like we can book a summer break, Luca Faloni takes one final look at the perfect linen ensemble to help maintain that ’soft power’ and effortless aesthetic during your vacation. Be-it day or night, Luca Faloni aims to combine high quality Italian-made garments with versatility to enhance your lifestyle […]

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Turnbull and Asser Reimagined Davies Street Store

By Adam

Historical British shirtmaker Turnbull and Asser have reimagined their Davies Street store to create a brand new, dedicated gallery space. In a collaborative effort between Creative Director Becky French, and concept architect and artefact buyer Nicholas Chandor, ‘The Room’ brings together and celebrates intriguing objects by modern craftspeople alongside Turnbull and Asser’s extensive archives. Set […]

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Torsa

By Adam

Torsa is a simple, clean-line offer built around product innovation, craft and style, where the detail is subtle but paramount and where the functionality to aid performance is key.   Growing up spending summers in Sweden – his mother’s homeland – Beasant became au fait with the simple things in life, where fishing on the lake, no TV […]