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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Iffley Road Running T-Shirt: Iffley Road was born from the pure passion of running, A family of keen runners noticed the unsightly trend of gaudy colours and shiny materials was prevalent by all of the major brands. They have created running gear that looks sharp but most importantly drives performance to the highest level. £65 at iffleyroad.com […]

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A Breakfast of Champions: Herbalife Review

By Rikesh Chauhan

As someone who appreciates sleep, I have a tendency of leaving my flat at the very last minute, which often means I skip breakfast. Now, as sensible adults, I’m sure you know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When I was given the opportunity to try Herbalife’s Formula 1—a meal replacement […]

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WILD TURKEY 101 WHISKEY REVIEW

By Joe Burns

A fine American whiskey in the shape of Wild Turkey 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon recently landed in our bar and it’s about time we put down our glasses and let you know how it tastes. This rich rye whiskey is distilled using the freshest water source – a well right next to the distillery itself, […]

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5 Coffee Alternatives We Like

By Michelle Connolly

Yeah, your barista may know your coffee order by heart, even if they always spell your name wrong on the cup – but do you ever feel like there’s more to your morning than caffeine beans? We’ve rounded up out top five contenders for your morning wake up call that will leave you feeling positively pepped […]

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TINCUP WHISKEY REVIEW

By Joe Burns

Another recent addition to the DC Bar comes in the form of Tin Cup Whiskey – a blended American Whiskey bottled in Colorado. Developed by one of the chaps behind Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey (a very enjoyable and well reviewed tipple), this spirit has been created with a fair amount of experience and thought for flavour. […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Tom Dixon Melt Tables: Explore the creative world of Tom Dixon by letting his compelling designs into your home. An absolute master of imagination and creativity, if you’re looking for a Tom Dixon styled restaurant, check out Bronte in Covent Garden. £450 at Tom Dixon Burton Knitted Polo: It’s with regret I have to say we’re nearly at the stage […]

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Patrón Reposado Tequila Review

By Joe Burns

The DC bar is often restocked with whisky, vodka, gin and rum, but there is also always a spot for some tequila and today is the day for Patrón Reposado Tequila to take the limelight. We’ve enjoyed the produce of Patrón before but this time we’re focussing on the Patrón Reposado tipple, brother to the very […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Ben Sherman Knitted Jacket: Ben Sherman’s Knitted Milano Jacket, has been heavily inspired by men’s fashion from the 60’s. Great to slip on for a casual occasion.   £80 at Ben Sherman   Filling Pieces: Scandinavian minimalism combined with contemporary design has produced the new Low Mondo Ripple Nardo Black/Clementine. £193 at filling pieces    Frescobol […]

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Metcalfe’s Summer Party

By Michelle Connolly

Metcalfe’s are on a mission to take over your snack cupboard. Their new ranges are as innovative as they are delicious – looking at the snacking landscape to see where they can dominate, with the flavours and recipes they’ve perfected it seems they are in for a win. We sampled their new wares at a […]

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Cazana’s top used cars for a Dapper Chapper

By Adam

September: the days are getting shorter, the holiday season ends (usually with an inexplicable bout of sunshine) and a wave of brand new cars sporting the latest registration make their way to the roads. The coveted new car smell, the purplish tint to a brand new number plate and immaculate paintwork… all details to savour, […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

King & Tuckfield Shirt: If you’re on the lookout for an alternative denim shirt look, you can call off the search party now as King & Tuckfield ‘work shirt’ is the one for you to throw on. £159 at Kingandtuckfield.com adidas Original NMDR2 Boost Primeknit’s: Yes, quite a mouthful I know, but you can’t deny these […]

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Standing the Test of Time

By Adam

Classic timepieces are a clear lure for any Dapper Chapper, a focal point of the day-to-day get-up whether that be dressing for an evening occasion or a more casual affair. Now, the words ‘vintage’ and ‘classic’ have become a little tiresome as we all have different perceptions of what they mean. However, there is one […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

John Lobb Limited Edition Shoes: To celebrate St Crispin’s day and honour the patron saint of boot making, John Lobb proudly presents the 2017 limited edition shoe, Hayes, highlights the pinnacle of artisanal shoemaking. Evolving from the classic double buckle silhouette, a style first pioneered by John Lobb in the 1940’s. Be quick as there’re only […]

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Craigellachie 23 & 31 Year Old

By Joe Burns

Craigellachie reached out to us and thought we might enjoy two of their whisky’s – they were right, so into the Dapper Chapper Bar arrived the 23 and 31 Years Old single malt Scotch Whisky. Steeped in history, like many other distilleries in the Highlands, Craigellachie creates a whisky with strong heritage, tradition, and incredibly […]