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Carl Friedrik: Work-from-home Collection

By Adam

For many of us the way we work has changed forever. Working from home has proved a success for so many businesses and individuals so unsurprisingly there has been an increase in demand for work-from-home products. I went on the hunt for brands that can help add a little gentleman’s style to your work from […]

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SEVENFRIDAY Watches

By Adam

Always one of our favourite watch brands here at DC, it came as no surprise that SEVENFRIDAY has released yet another stylish new timepiece ready for the summer. It’s called…wait for it…Beach Club. With that recognisable DNA of the slightly oversized square dial and bags of attitude, the Beach Club isn’t, of course for everyone, […]

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Rampley and Co: Saint George and the Dragon Pocket Square

By Adam

Our friends at Rampley and Co have release a new pocket square this week. Drawing on the ever-popular theme of Saint George and the Dragon, this fine art silk pocket square adds to the collection by Gustave Moreau. This pocket square depicts the famous myth of Saint George & the Dragon, imagined at the key […]

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Bremont becomes Official Timekeeper of England Rugby

By Adam

In Bremont’s capacity as Official Timekeeper, we will be delivering all of Twickenham stadium’s official time-related match day content, including branded match clocks around the stadium. In addition, we are excited to introduce the new Bremont Rose, a special edition mechanical chronometer for both fans and players, which will be released in time for the […]

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The Carry-on by Carl Friedrik

By Adam

The Carry-on is a Polycarbonate hard shell suitcase made to stand the test of time. Featuring a lightly textured finish paired with Italian leather detailing and a thick aluminium frame. The zipperless construction ensures quick access and the Italian leather detailing and handles adds the stylish touches a Dapper Chapper would expect. Functionally it performs […]

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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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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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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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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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Oris London Pop-Up Shop

By Alex Noble

The wonderful independent Swiss watch brand, Oris, have launched their first retail outlet within London and we are very excited about it. And you should be too.  South Molton Street plays host to this exciting new pop-up store, so chappers I would advise you find time to peruse their incredible range of stunning time-pieces. Oris are […]

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The Simba Luxe Mattress Review

By Adam

I think it’s universally accepted that a large proportion of humans love sleeping. You constantly hear people uttering that they need to ‘Catch up on sleep,’ or ‘How it took ages for them to nod off,’ – who knew it was such an interesting topic of conversation (It’s not by the way – Yawn!) One of the biggest perks […]

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Bugaboo Boxer Cabin Case Pure

By Adam

You see all kinds of strange things whilst travelling…the aeronautical obsessors or trainspotters, the chappers who are forever running late for connections,  those who thrive on getting absolutely thumped in the bar before travelling, and the deliberators who stand in front of the Waterstones fiction section for an hour trying to select a book (which they […]

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Hasselblad X1D-50c Review

By Joe Burns

As a self-confessed secret photography nerd and gadget fiend, I was ecstatic to be given the chance to shoot with a Hasselblad camera recently. Having jumped feet first into the world of photography around 7 years ago, I quickly developed a fascination with the premium brands and the technology behind them.  The pinnacle of this […]

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Smythson Diaries: Plan 2018 in Style

By Alex Noble

Without trying to sound too cliched, it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, and we’ve already harped on about how some traditions should be upheld; such as the writing of a Christmas card. For that of course, you need a pen…but what’s the point in having a pen for that sole purpose? Question: What […]