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L’Occitane Eau Des Baux Eau De Toilette Review

By Adam

Here at Dapper Chapper, we’re no strangers to new fragrances and over the years have been fortunate enough to enjoy some of the finest aromas around. Experience has also taught us that it’s not always the case that the aroma itself is exactly as described on the bottle. It’s here that L’Occitane Eau Des Baux […]

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Oris: A Mo’ment in Time

By Alex Noble

We’re approaching the latter stages of October, which means lots of chappers will be prepping themselves for a month of eccentric facial hair styling in support of Movember, the world’s leading men’s health charity.  One of our favourite watch brands, Oris, are partnering with The Movember Foundation, in order bring positive change to the lives of men. […]

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Lutwyche: The Pop-up Sackville Street Store & the Lutwyche Academy

By Adam

If you hadn’t guessed it already, at Dapper Chapper HQ we just love talking about tailoring, especially when it surrounds an exciting British brand who are steeped in tradition and quality. Lutwyche was founded in 2000, by Tony Lutwyche, and have showrooms in London’s Mayfair and New York’s Madison Avenue.  ‘Inspired by the traditions of Savile […]

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New Beginnings for Chester Barrie

By Alex Noble

Last week, renowned British tailors, Chester Barrie, celebrated the launch of their newly refurbished Saville Row store, alongside the unveiling of their new AW collection. Both the stunning new store and the impressive AW18 collection triumphantly represent the brand’s ‘new beginnings’, with Creative Director Simon Kirkby, delivering a visual aesthetic distinction. ‘The new era aims to have […]

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To Beard or Not To Beard?

By Alex Noble

There are many important questions that we chaps ask ourselves on a regular basis… What is the meaning of life? When can I re-introduce the roll neck to my look? To beard or not to beard? The latter is an age-old conundrum that really has split the British demographic for centuries. History could tell us that […]

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St James’s X Wallpaper* Art and Design Walk

By Adam

Calling all art lovers… This week, St James’s and Wallpaper* have teamed up to create the St James’s Contemporary Art and Design Walk. The walk, which starts at world-renowned art institution, Christie’s, will take you on a journey through nine galleries within the St James’s area. It’s all curated by the Commissioning Editor of Wallpaper* and takes […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

SWIMS Breeze Tennis Knit Trainer: SWIMS reimagines the classic tennis shoe for a modern man with places to go. Lightweight, flexible and breathable, the super comfortable Tennis Knit boasts extra cushioning and ventilation for our most active days. DC tip, I would recommend buying a size down. Jack Wills Aviator Jacket: The jacket has a borg collar, […]

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Theatre In The Clouds Review

By Michelle Connolly

Theatre In The Clouds Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard With Theatre In The Clouds in Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, you literally couldn’t get closer to the action. In one of the most intensive theatre experiences we’ve seen, you get to enjoy performances less than a metre from the actors themselves. Every scene by the […]

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Blakes Restaurant – Review

By Adam

Blakes Hotel 33 Roland Gardens,  Kensington, London  SW7 3PF A few weeks back we were invited to Blakes Restaurant. If you’re unfamiliar with this destination, it’s within a boutique hotel discreetly located in Kensington. The hotel is the love-child of legendary designer Anouska Hempel. Converted from a set of Victorian houses, the five star hotel […]

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Bvlgari Man Wood Essence

By Alex Noble

For those of you who reside in a city (I, myself, live in London), you’ll understand that these urban jungles can often become claustrophobic and a little intense. With the non-stop lives that many of us lead, we need a symbiosis between nature and urbanity more than ever. What’s often required is an escape; the […]

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5 Pairs of Boots You Need this Autumn

By Alex Noble

One key aspect of a modern-day DC is knowing when to adapt your style in order to win the battle against the elements! The time of the boat shoe and espadrille has been and gone, so get ready to fashion out your wardrobe with some new, appropriate footwear. All of the below fit the bill… Normanton Leather Chelsea Boots by Ralph Lauren […]

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The Transformation of Bicester Village

By Adam

Last weekend we worked our way down the M4 towards Bicester Village. I admit, when we were invited to visit I probably should have been more excited than I actually was. I hadn’t visited the Village for about three years and my memories of overcrowded stores and only a handful of staple brands offering limited […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

SWIMS Jacket: SWIMS is all about the water. The philosophy of marrying true function with timeless classics is the foundation of SWIMS. I really like their Motion Insulator Shirt which is a perfect standalone in early autumn. £180 at Swims Rampley and Co Pocket Square : Listen up, chaps, pocket squares and ties do not have to match […]

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In the Paddock with Great British Racing: Race Horse Ownership for £100

By Alex Noble

Last week, I was invited to York by Great British Racing, where I received an all round education and insight into the world of horse racing. The crux of the trip was to prove that horse racing offers something for everyone, and as someone who didn’t really know their way around the racecourse, I was the perfect […]

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Hair Transplant’s: What’s it all about?

By Adam

While some of us can definitely pull off the Statham look with panache, some would definitely rather go down the Nesbitt route – a significant reversal of the receding march. The guy looks good, it has to be said. But all joking aside, we know that there are all kinds of things that can affect […]

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St James’s Secret Cinema

By Alex Noble

With the on-screen revolution and emergence of Now TV and Amazon Prime, not to mention Virgin Tevo and Sky Box Office, it’s no wonder the population are regularly opting for a Netflix and Chill instead of going out for a romantic experience on date night. Who else finds themselves constantly surfing through a sea of titles, […]

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5 Things You Should Invest in this Autumn

By Alex Noble

Shearling Jacket: If you haven’t bought yourself one already, a Shearling Jacket is a must for the chillier months. They featured prominently on the catwalk, especially within the shows of Hermes and Phillipp Plein, and have been highlighted as a key jacket trend for the season. In my opinion, regardless of whether they made catwalk appearances […]

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The Greenwich Peninsula: No.3 Upper Riverside

By Adam

Just over a week ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to Greenwich Peninsula where Knight Dragon were revealing its collection of 126 homes at No.3 Upper Riverside, one of seven neighbourhoods within the Peninsula.  Be serious chaps, as proud Londoners, to live on the Thames is well and truly life goals. Add to that an incredibly modern and […]