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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 5/11/2017. 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 […]

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Oris: A Mo’ment in Time

By Alex Noble

We’re approaching the latter stages of October, which means lots of chappers will be prepping themselves for a month of eccentric facial hair styling in support of Movember, the world’s leading men’s health charity.  One of our favourite watch brands, Oris, are partnering with The Movember Foundation, in order bring positive change to the lives of men. […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

SWIMS Breeze Tennis Knit Trainer: SWIMS reimagines the classic tennis shoe for a modern man with places to go. Lightweight, flexible and breathable, the super comfortable Tennis Knit boasts extra cushioning and ventilation for our most active days. DC tip, I would recommend buying a size down. Jack Wills Aviator Jacket: The jacket has a borg collar, […]

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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 […]