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Martini Riserva Speciale Rubino; Christmas in a Bottle for those Cosy Nights In

By Alex Noble

 The festive period is a time for indulgence like no other, as our calendars are swamped with (alcohol fuelled) celebrations for the entirety of December. Whether it’s your office Christmas party, the annual Chapper dinner or a family affair, more often than not the drinks (and food) are catered for, usually coming in the form of Champagne, red wine, […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Turnbull and Asser Pocket Square: Matthew Schofield is a graphic designer and artist residing in London. A black and white illustration of an assortment of eyes is perfectly bordered with a soft green trim. The perfect pop of colour for your top pocket. £75 at turnbullandasser Thomas Clipper Card holder: In an age when contactless […]

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Ballantines Warming Spices Edition

By Alex Noble

Christmas is a wonderful time of year that, much like a great whisky, never fails to give me a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. However, Christmas only captures our attention for around one month per year (thankfully) whereas a whisky can assist you at any time of the year, and provide you with inner warmth whenever you […]

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Bacardi Añejo Cuatro – Embrace Those Special Moments

By Alex Noble

One aspect of Christmas that I truly love, is sharing those special moments and creating everlasting memories with friends and family. OK, I admit it, I’m a bit of a romanticist when it comes to Christmas but the idea of a room filled with happy people, surrounded by positivity and rather a lot of alcohol, […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Thomas Farthing Fedora: Thomas Farthing Wellsburg Fedora is an open crown hat (meaning it’s not pre-set on a block) giving you the option to mould and shape the Fedora to your own personal taste and style. This high-quality, fine fur felt Fedora has been hand crafted by one of the longest standing milliners in Seville, […]

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Santa Teresa 1796 Review

By Adam

The festive season is fast approaching and this latest addition to the Dapper Chapper bar is both the perfect gift idea for any rum lover, or a tipple to enjoy yourself as those winter nights draw in. Santa Teresa 1796 is a single estate Venezuelan rum which arrived on our desk in a handsome cylinder […]

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Grey Goose La Vanille

By Adam

Relaunched due to popular demand earlier this year, Bacardi cited demand from bartenders and ‘growing consumer interest in flavoured vodkas’ as the reason for the return of Grey Goose La Vanille. At Dapper Chapper HQ, we’re delighted to see it back on our bar. Crystal clear in appearance, it has a sweet, vaguely white chocolate […]

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St Germain Liquer Review

By Matt Denney

An elderflower liqueur is a must have addition to any cocktail lover’s collection. And if you’re looking for a recommendation, then St Germain is up there with the best around. Housed in an sleek, elegant 1920s style bottle, St Germain, a French elderflower liqueur, is deliciously sweet enough to have on ice as an aperitif, […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Adam

Suit Supply Trousers: One of my favourite items right now are drawstring trousers, these can be worn all day with a t-shirt and dressed up with a shirt at night offering a versatile look. £139 at Suitsupply Dunhill Jacket: If you’re seeking British quality clothing, look no further than Dunhill. Rock the Autumnal look with a classic Harrington […]

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2018 Christmas Gift Ideas for Men

By Adam

Here it is chaps, the 2019 Christmas Gift Guide! Below is a list of things you might want to ask Santa for this Christmas. Make sure you keep an eye on the guide all the way up to Christmas as new products will be added each week. This was updated on 19/11/2017. Sub £50 Gift Ideas […]

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Melitta CI Touch Review

By Adam

At Dapper Chapper HQ, coffee is king and in advance of the weather making that coffee run a little less desirable, we’ve been testing out some more machines – a must have for all ‘at home’ baristas. Previously this year we raved about the Melitta TS Smart – a machine that has now become an integral part of our team! Delighted with […]

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Celebrate the Day of the Dead with el Jimador!

By Alex Noble

The Day of the Dead is fast approaching (2nd November); a holiday that originates in Mexico and focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember those who have died, in order to help support their spiritual journey.  If you’re still unsure of what we’re talking about, think the opening scene of the most […]

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Contemporary eyewear for the modern-day Vagabond

By Adam

Having a stylish pair of sunglasses is something high on the must-have agenda for most of us Dapper Chappers. However, they can be more than costly when considering that they seem to be one of those things that many of us lose or break, despite the deep love we develop for a good pair. On […]

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King of Soho Review

By Alex Noble

Quadruple distilled using traditional methods by an eleventh generation, master distiller, this London Dry Gin is crafted with twelve botanicals, delivering an interesting if uninspiring flavour profile. It was created to pay homage to the ‘King of Soho,’ (English publisher, club owner, and property developer) Paul Raymond, who died in 2008, by his son Howard. Paul […]