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Wear London

By Adam

Starting the New Year often begins with reflecting on the previous. Loads of things to remember fondly and equally not so, but also a chance to take stock and re-visit the highlights, one of which came pretty late on in the year in Spitalfields, East London. Passing the Wear London shop, it was clear to […]

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Alice Made This: Forge Collection

By Jack Dignum

Alice Made This is very popular at Dapper Chapper HQ right now. Headed up by Alice Walsh, this British jewellery brand works with aerospace engineers and local artisans to create gorgeous personal items – all from responsibly sourced materials. And its latest release – the Forge Collection – is no different. Inspired by the beauty […]

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Frahm Military Parka Jacket Review

By Jack Dignum

If you hadn’t noticed, it’s rather cold outside right now. And I’m not great in the cold weather (just ask those at Dapper Chapper HQ who must listen to me whimper when we venture out for a walk to clear our heads) But I think it’s partly because I’m more concerned with wearing the clothes […]

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The Wingback 100ml Hip Flask

By Jack Dignum

Wingback is an independent design studio that, essentially, makes really top-notch stuff. Everything produced by the London-based entity is “designed to be a pleasure to use, to improve with age and become a cherished item passed down through generations.” Wingback delivers a varied yet concise collection of products, from travel wallets and leather notebook covers, […]

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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 […]