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NEW THOM SWEENEY ‘SS21’ COLLECTION LOOKBOOK

By Adam

Chaps, take a look at the new Thom Sweeney SS21 lookbook: Casualwear  Visit Thom Sweeney  

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COTTON STAPLES COURTESY OF LUCA FALONI

By Adam

Hopefully in the not to distant future we will all be having the following problem – the dilemma of selecting the perfect choice of shirt fabric during the warmer weather to maintain both comfort and of course style. Wearing a shirt that feels both claustrophobic and uncomfortable, combined with an ever-increasing sweat patch is simply […]

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LA PAZ x Universal Works

By Adam

Coming together, standing shoulder-to-shoulder and enjoying a life without boundaries sounds good right? Especially in the current climate and such a dark time. Well, there does seem to be some positives finally emerging and one of those for as at Dapper Chapper is the collaboration between Universal Works and Portuguese Label La Paz – two […]

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Acqua di Parma launch new Blu Mediterraneo Bergamotto di Calabria La Spugnatura

By Adam

Acqua di Parma has launched a new Limited Edition fragrance for the Summer, Bergamotto di Calabria La Spugnatura. As with all the fragrances in the Blu Mediterraneo Collection, they each take inspiration from a specific part of the Italian Mediterranean, the origin for this fragrance being the beautiful bergamot fields of Calabria. It is here […]

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SEVEN LAYER Outerwear

By Adam

Always fans of homegrown talent and those that support the manufacturing infrastructure here in the UK, it will come as no surprise that we are talking big about Manchester’s emerging outerwear brand, SEVEN LAYER.   Following on from their initial ORIGIN collection that received great plaudits from both customers and industry insiders in 2020, entrepreneur […]

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The Interview: Nick Hammond

By Jack Dignum

I can’t wait to go abroad again. If you’ve seen the latest poll on The Dapper Chapper’s Instagram, you’ll know it was about the ‘ultimate getaway’. From Japan and the Maldives, to the slopes of Verbier and the Amalfi Coast, this poll got me hankering for a holiday. Big time. But while travel restrictions remain, […]

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Embroidered T-shirts for a Dapper Chapper

By Adam

Our second blog this month on Percival Menswear looks at their creative embroidered t-shirts. The T’s are embroidered in the UK on 100% cotton and there are various themes in the collection, from paying homage to the big screen to the teams clear love for Japanese culture. Some are pretty crazy but we’re confident that […]

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British Vintage Boxing

By Adam

From the noble art comes a noble style; a nod to how men both looked and carried themselves yesteryear, built on the foundations of courage, integrity and honesty.   British Vintage Boxing until recently was a new one on us and a brand built around the values of the working man translated into hardwearing and […]

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Introducing NIKBEN

By Adam

The cultural hub of Stockholm, Sweden has long-been admired. A city with great architecture, a wealth of good-looking, friendly and stylish people and for some years now, the hotbed of easy-to-wear, clean-lined fashion garments.   This cultivated style has not been a mere flash in the pan either, and is now witnessing an evolution, or […]

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Finnieston Clothing

By Adam

When a brand manages to tap into the emotive side of the consumer, perhaps through nostalgia or by complete honesty and transparency…then things are looking good.   For us at Dapper Chapper, those elements signify the integrity of a brand, which is something that has become ever prominent due to recent global issues.   Built on those […]

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Introducing Stanley Biggs

By Adam

You may not have seen or heard of them yet, but Stanley Biggs is a relatively new brand on the block and one that we have quite a bit of time for… Built on the foundations of a great knowledge and understanding of vintage products, the brand was founded by Sophie Bainbridge in Nottinghamshire in 2019. […]

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Introducing Percival Menswear

By Adam

Chaps, we’d like to introduce Percival Menswear a brand that we’ve recently taken quite a liking to. Stemming from Hackney, East London, the more we read learn about this lot, the more we like. The guys at Percival combine quintessential British themes with a minimalist styling and have carved out a wonderful brand identity that […]

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Stenströms Spring 2021

By Adam

One of our favourite shirting brands hailing for Sweden is heritage label Stenstroms. Having celebrated their 120th year back in 2019, they are back with an intelligently executed collection for the SS21. Built around the platform of professionals now adjusting to to a new lifestyle of working from home as well as the office, Stenstroms […]

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Scandi Outerwear by Tretorn

By Adam

One thing this last year has taught is to appreciate the finer things in life. Stripped back, we are all now venturing out on foot to find places and things that perhaps had gone unnoticed before. In true Scandinavian spirit, Swedish heritage outerwear brand Tretorn has launched a really beautiful new campaign that focusses on […]

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Luca Faloni: Effortless knitwear

By Robin Clementson

The sartorial platform offered by the recent pandemic has allowed those of us lucky enough to be working from home the ability to showcase a more relaxed yet sophisticated style.   In the same breath and after what seems like a life-sentence of restrictions, we have all no doubt had spells of falling out of […]

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Acqua di Parma Barbiere Range Review

By Adam

Acqua di Parma are adding a new skincare collection to their Barbiere range to allow for the full Italian Grooming Ritual to be experienced from the comfort of your own home. Enriched with the scent of Colonia, these two new skincare additions; Multi-Action Face Cream and Refreshing Face Cleanser, are specifically formulated for men’s skin and create a […]

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Universal Works SS/21

By Adam

Straight off the back of celebrating its 10th anniversary,www.universalworks.com has showcased its seasonal line-up of contemporary classics in its Spring-Summer ‘21 lookbook. The collection presents a discerning reinterpretation of staples made with an eye for today’s cuts, colours and styles. We talked to David Keyte, head of design about how SS21 was inspired. I am […]

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Oris Release Whale Shark Limited Edition Watch

By Adam

Our friends at Oris are on a mission by launching Change for the Better and released a watch that highlights the threat to the largest fish in the ocean, the magnificent whale shark. The Oris Whale Shark Limited Edition is based on the Oris Aquis GMT diver’s watch and is limited to 2,016 pieces to […]