Grooming

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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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Ted’s Grooming Room Lancaster Place Review

By Adam

It seems these days there’s an endless choice when it comes to gentlemen’s barbers – do you opt for a local, no frills joint, or push the boat out and get the Midas touch that breaks the bank? Ted’s Grooming Room may just be what you’re looking for, but it’s definitely somewhere all dapper chaps […]

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Father’s Day at Ted’s Grooming Rooms

By Michelle Connolly

Considering Father’s Day is bearing down its time to start considering your options – or lack of them, more likely. Personally I find it more and more difficult to find gifts that my father both enjoys and are not just another thing to throw on the pile (socks, jumpers, gold clubs, etc.) and that one […]

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Men Only: BEAST Becomes London’s First Male Only Grooming Destination

By Adam

BEAST, 19 Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9LL Last week we popped into BEAST, a brand new store located in Earlham Street. BEAST labels itself as the new face of male beauty, offering a curated selection of men’s products from around the world. Now us chaps are used to sharing shelf space with the ladies when […]

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Ted’s Grooming Room Expands To Canary Wharf

By Adam

Mall Level -1, Churchill Place Canary Wharf, London, E14 5RB Those familiar with our grooming section will know that we are big fans of Ted Baker’s move into grooming, including a number of positive location reviews to date. Well, here’s another. Earlier this month Ted’s Grooming Room moved into Canary Wharf which saw the launch of it’s […]

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London School of Barbering

By Adam

A few weeks back I was invited down to the Smithfield branch of the London School of Barbering to check out everything they’ve got going on! As explained to me by Jordan, the chap cutting my hair and a former student at LSB, they exist to offer training to people both looking at getting into […]

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A Dapper Chapper & His Barber

By Adam

We were sent research commissioned by Just for Men that revealed a number of interesting stats and facts about British chaps’ and their relationship with their barber. It makes for some pretty interesting reading but first things first, let’s conquer exactly what we’re looking for in a Barber. #1 is trust. Apparently 63% of men […]

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The Grooming Station St Pancras

By Rashpal Amrit

Dapper Chapper were ever present at the launch of The Grooming Station pop-up at St Pancras Station. Showcasing the best in men’s skincare and hair-styling, offering products and services by Bumble and bumble, Clinique For Men, LAB SERIES Skincare and Origins For Men. This dedicated space offers commuters and local residents to trouble shoot their […]

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Ruffains Launch Marylebone Store

By Rashpal Amrit

Dapper Chappers favourite, Ruffians, has launched a new shop located on the historical Wigmore Street. This is Ruffains second London shop and third UK site. This is a spacious interpretation of the impressive Covent Garden flagship store, boasting eleven customised petroleum Takara Belmont Barber chairs over two floors. Known for its attention to detail and impeccable customer […]

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Who’s Our Go-To Barbers?

By Adam

London Collections weekend has been and gone for another season & almost a month on we’ve finally got all the brands up on the blog. All but one that is, because we haven’t told you about which barbers got us in shape for the weekend. I was was in need of a good trim and […]

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Ted’s Master Barber’s 2016 style Predictions

By Adam

Ted’s Master Barber has put together his must-have looks to watch out for in 2016. New looks Textured Quiff While slick-backs and pompadours have reigned supreme over the past year, this quiff with a difference is set to be a standout style for 2016. Ask for a number six (or longer) on top with the […]

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Christmas Hairstyles with Ted’s Grooming

By Adam

Side Parting The classic cut that’s no less classy in 2015 then when it first appeared in the Mad Men era. A low maintenance style that won’t fall flat throughout the day, the side parting allows you to head straight from the desk to the dancefloor at the end of a working day. Ask your […]

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Whistle Stop Barber Shop

By Alex Noble

67, 66 South Bridge, Edinburgh Twitter:@whistlestopedin A short back and sides accompanied by a cocktail seems to be the way to do in Edinburgh right now. Following the arrival of the barber shop inspired speakeasy, Panda & Sons, the Whistle Stop Barber Shop is, half quirky bar, half pop up Barber shop, on Edinburgh’s South Bridge. This bar can cater for any type of occasion for […]

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The Rise of Ruffians

By Adam

Ruffians remain on our radar for two reasons a) because since arriving in Covent Garden they’ve managed to cause quite a stir in the men’s grooming world and b) because everyone involved in the business we’ve met just seem like jolly good chaps. A few weeks back I was asked to profile a high street […]