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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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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 […]

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Aviator Gold Douglas Day Date Automatic Review

By Adam

Let’s face it chaps, the primary role of a watch has evolved from timekeeping to head-turning, with our wrist companions becoming essential fashion accessories. So, if you’re on the hunt for a new watch that’s sub £1,000, you need look no further than the Aviator Gold Douglas, which sets itself apart from the rest due […]

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The Dapper Bar’s best drinks for when you’re not drinking

By Adam

Here at the Dapper HQ, our favourite tipples are quite literally part of the furniture; some of the finest beverages from around the world line the shelves of the DC drinks cabinet. We love them for their complex flavours and rich ingredients and of course for the sense of occasion they bring.  However, some moments […]

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Where to get good wine this Summer: Introducing Bird in Hand

By Adam

What an epic summer we’ve had so far in the U.K. The sun’s been shining relentlessly and the BBQ has well and truly earned its place on the patio. Many an evening has been spent outside, wine in hand, grilling up some dinner. Such is the frequency of this scenario, I’ve actually adopted a keen […]

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Malfy Gin con Limone Review

By Michelle Connolly

Big, bold citrusy flavours are the main characteristic of this beautiful lemon based Gin. Despite the historical heritage of the area – Moncalieri on the outskirts of Turin is famed for liqueurs like Martini Rossi, Carpano and Cinzano – it was a leap of faith that paid off for Fratelli Ferrero di Riccardo, opening the […]

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Why I’ve Introduced a Standing Desk : VARIDESK Review

By Adam

I work with a team of guys all younger than me. I’ve only just snuck the wrong side of 30 but at times I can hear myself sounding like a (very on-trend) 70 year old, as I bumble on about the benefits of Chiropractic care, Yoga and Pilates. It all started two years ago when […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Massimo Dutti Shirt: Massimo Dutti keep knocking out style staples, especially for summer looks. Don’t be afraid to go bold and try this regular fit, a button-down Kent collar, front button-up fastening, a patch pocket at the chest and long sleeves with rounded, buttoned cuffs. £49.95 at MassimoDutti.com Glamood Sweatshirt: This hybrid print Neoprene Che Guevarius sweatshirt […]

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First Time Drivers with Aviva

By Rikesh Chauhan

Here at The Dapper Chapper, we take cars seriously. There’s something quite satisfying about seeing heads turn as you roll past in a 1930s classic, or a contemporary supercar. That being said, nothing will ever beat your first love. The first time you adjusted the seat, sorted out the mirrors, fastened your seatbelt and drove […]

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Singleton Malt Master’s Selection Review

By Adam

Less than a month ago our friends at Singleton released a brand new scotch to join the portfolio; The Singleton Malt Master’s Selection and we were lucky enough to be sent a bottle. If you’re a scotch lover you’re probably familiar with Singleton’s 12-Year-Old but this new addition is a sweet take on that classic. […]

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Oris Artelier Calibre 113 – A Real Watch for Real People

By Alex Noble

A question we’re often asked at DCHQ, is what makes Chappers tick? And by that, we assume they mean what is it that really stimulates us and gets us uber excited? Well, apart from a great Scotch, a Winchester chair and some pleasant company, we also love to look great and I don’t think you could […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

A-Dam Swimshorts: Testimonials from Jean Claude Van Damme, Snoop D. Dogg and Clint Eastwood! I admit, three very random celebs to pin their name to A-dam’s pink polka dot swim short, however, these 100% recycled polyester swimmers are certainly worthy of any A-lister. £70 at Adamunderwear.com Lululemon Surge Top: We just can’t get enough of Lululemon at the moment. […]

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The Curious Case of Ancnoc Whisky

By Alex Noble

When one utters the phrase, ‘Highland Whisky,’ to a group of fellow DC’s, you’d expect to hear about a historic or renowned brand, rich in heritage and prestige. So, when I say to you that Ancnoc (pronounced a-nock) is a self-proclaimed, ‘contemporary’ whisky, don’t be alarmed, be excited, and stay with me. This cracking single […]

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Hudson Baby Bourbon Review

By Alex Noble

If you’ve acquired a certain fondness for a specific brand of whisky, simply for the taste, convenience or price point, It’s not that I’ll judge you, I just feel you’ll have missed out on the real magic of whisky indulgence.  Bourbon is a liquor that one revels in drinking, as we allocate vital time to sit back, relax in a Chesterfield […]