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David Beckham’s House 99

By Alex Noble

Is there anything Mr Beckham can’t do..? A world class footballer, pioneer in fashion (and hairstyles), owner of a premium whisky brand, and now the head of House 99, a brand that offers a wide range of stylish grooming products.   Words from the man himself… “For me, grooming is not only about how you look, but how […]

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Hawkins & Brimble Matt Clay Review

By Alex Noble

mChappers, sometimes we should take a step back and think just how fortunate we are to be British – it’s a cracking little Island with a wonderful heritage and the home of globally renowned spots like Stonehenge, White Cliffs of Dover and Savile Row.  That’s why we get so excited when a quintessentially British brand pops up […]

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Men’s Fragrances 2018

By Adam

Creed: Aventus Simply the best fragrance on the market. Aventus offers a contemporary, sensual and versatile scent, suitable for all occasions – because chaps, you’ll want to wear it every day. Don this cologne and you’ll instantly feel like you can walk through the masses with confidence and power, similar to the great Emperor Aventus, whom the product is named after. […]

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Men’s Hair Trends 2018

By Ben Copeland

So, with the recent launch of House 99 by David Beckham, a brand new range of men’s grooming products consisting of hair, beard and skin products, it seems a fitting time for House 99 barber, Ben Copeland, to lay down four men’s hairstyles that are a ‘must’ for 2018. The Quiff With sleeker, perfectly maintained […]

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Hanz De Fuko Hair Cream Review

By Joe Burns

Styling your hair is a very personal thing and every man takes his own sweet time perfecting his look each day. Along with your own very unique method, you’re also likely to have your go-to product that hasn’t let you down, a regular in the shopping basket and something you’ll never be too short on.  […]

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Hair and Grooming Trends from LFWM

By Adam

There was plenty to admire and absorb when it came to grooming and hairstyle trends at the recent London Fashion Week Mens. In the midst of the urban and street dominance, we collaborated with Gillette to uncover a few tasty trends that would certainly work for a dapper chapper. One quick point to touch on: The […]

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Proverb Skincare Review

By Joe Burns

I’ve tried numerous skincare products over the years and some have lasted longer in the cabinet than others.  Choosing the right product for your skin can be a difficult task and can be frustrating, not what you need when you’re trying to smooth out those lines! So being an open minded chap, I was interested […]

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No Gunk, Just Funk

By Alex Noble

How many of us get stuck in a style rut? Whether it’s refusing to branch out on a new brand of jeans, or sticking to the same cologne, we remain loyal because we know they’re a safe bet. Personally, I believe we should all learn to take risks from time to time and mix up the […]

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Tom Daxon Sicilian Wood Duo

By Alex Noble

Chaps, grooming is an extremely important part of life for contemporary gentlemen. I would argue that a well-groomed individual often feels very good about themselves, which will in turn enhance their daily output (work or social) and general mood. I’m not about to embark upon an analysis of the human psyche and you may think what […]

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Mankind Advent Calendar

By Matt Denney

I’m still a big fan of the daily festive ritual that is the opening of an advent calendar in the lead up to Christmas Day. But it’s also fair to say I’ve also been on the look out for an alternative to the typical chocolate indulgence of previous years. Enter Mankind and their premium advent calendar, stocked […]

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Acqua di Parma Colonia Review

By Joe Burns

A fragrance that you are all likely to have seen before, or perhaps have owned, is this classic addition to any collection – Acqua Di Parma – Colonia. Housed in a no-nonsense but instantly recognisable golden yellow cylinder, with a sophisticated and clean looking bottle to match, this fragrance is all about subtlety and exquisite […]

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Mankind & GQ Collaborate to Create the Ultimate Grooming Set

By Joe Burns

Is your bathroom cabinet looking a bit dull at the moment? Are you using the same old products since your teenage years? Maybe you’ve experimented along the way, you’ve progressed from wet look gel to a pomade, and begun to dabble with night-time moisturisers? The ever growing grooming world can be daunting, but thanks to […]

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Floris X Turnbull & Asser: 71/72 Eau De Parfum

By Adam

A few months back, Floris perfumers collaborated with English shirtmaker Turnbull & Asser, for an ultimate Dapper Chapper pairing, to launch 71/72 Eau de Parfum. The name 71/72 refers to Turnbull & Assers flagship store location on Jermyn Street, just a but further down the road from Floris.  Jermyn Street is an area symbiotic with […]

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Paco Rabanne Pure XS Review

By Joe Burns

Paco Rabanne Pure XS is alive and kicking again, having once adorned our dressers back in ’94 when it was known simply as XS. It’s been a 23 year hiatus but Paco Rabanne have crafted what will potentially be another successful and much loved fragrance just like its older brother. In keeping with the original, […]