Lifestyle

View Post

McLaren – Pioneering Design and Engineering

By Adam

It had to be something spectacular to prize us off our social media sabbatical but last week we received a rather special invite. McLaren invited us to not only learn more about the cars and the brand, but also to experience two of the cars for ourselves at the infamous Top Gear track at Dunsfold. […]

View Post

The World’s Thinnest Portable Display

By Jack Dignum

It’s time to talk tech. Suave tech. Right up Dapper Chapper’s alley, tech. A piece of kit that’s both practical and sexy. A gizmo so great we haven’t stopped using it since it arrived. A device designed to make your workflow even more efficient. A tool so cool, it’s bound to turn heads. And whilst […]

View Post

Gifts by Mint: your Valentine’s Day wrapped up

By Adam

Gifting a loved one – especially on Valentine’s Day – can often cause many of us to curse Mr Cupid. Thankfully, Gifts by Mint take that stress away and have done so this year by helping you think ‘inside’ the box. Filled with practical and luxurious pieces for all moods and moments, these three gift […]

View Post

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 […]

View Post

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, […]

View Post

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 […]

View Post

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 […]

View Post

Torsa

By Adam

Torsa is a simple, clean-line offer built around product innovation, craft and style, where the detail is subtle but paramount and where the functionality to aid performance is key.   Growing up spending summers in Sweden – his mother’s homeland – Beasant became au fait with the simple things in life, where fishing on the lake, no TV […]

View Post

Charlie’s Classic Cocktails

By Jack Dignum

It’s been very well documented on this blog that we love making cocktails. Whether it’s for our dinner party guests, or a comforting tipple after a long day in the city, the Dapper Chapper team is no stranger to making a delicious cocktail or two. But, I’ll admit, it’s sometimes nicer to have my drink […]

View Post

Stenstroms: New-wave in office-wear

By Adam

The new-wave in office-wear has been adapted considerably over the past 12 months or so, a lot of us will probably be at home in shorts at the moment what with the weather, but transitioning to more comfortable, style-led garments has been a shift for many. Adapting what was previously segmented as travel-wear and perhaps […]

View Post

Sherlock & Sons’ gin by Distillers of Surrey

By Adam

Distillers of Surrey is a charming family company. Founded to make small-batch editions of gin, while being anchored by an uncompromisable attention to detail. Head Distiller Simon Sherlock and wife Lianne focus on making three types: The Aromatic; The Nautical; and The Solstice. All of which are a nod to their three young boys, hence […]

View Post

Oriental Cigar Gin: The Review

By Jack Dignum

Before reading this review of the Oriental Cigar Gin, you might want to take a look at our interview with Nick Hammond, the gin’s co-creator. It will certainly give you a better understanding of how this world- first liquor came about. But if you have read it, let’s jump straight in… Just the tonic I […]

View Post

Acqua di Parma Car Diffuser

By Adam

Acqua di Parma, together with Poltrona Frau, have launched their first Car Diffuser. An elegant and modern object, the new Car Diffuser combines formal purity, high-performance materials, and unique scented compositions. The diffuser can be filled with nine fragrances from the range; Luce di Colonia, Buongiorno, La Casa sul Lago, Oh l’Amore, Aperitivo in Terrazza and Profumi […]

View Post

Bugatti Baby II is Back

By Adam

The Little Car Company, makers of the limited-edition Bugatti Baby II has announced it is back in action. Built in partnership with Bugatti, the Bugatti Baby II is a contemporary tribute to Ettore Bugatti’s original masterpiece, the Bugatti Baby, built in 1926. The vehicle was developed to celebrate Bugatti’s 110th anniversary, and is not only significant in preserving the history of the Bugatti marque, but also inspiring […]