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Ettinger Wallets

By Adam

When it comes to carrying money around which one do you prefer; a wallet, card-holder or a note-clip? Well I’ve been looking for something that not only looks the part but has the compact nature of a card-holder and a bit of space for my loose change. The brand that’s delivered for me is Ettinger, who are one […]

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Ceramic art by Ipek Kotan at Decorex London

By Robert Etheridge

 Limoges porcelain vessel with satin metallic glaze Whatever your opinion of autumn, it is perhaps pure coincidence that this evocative time of vibrant colours and the end of summer coincides with the beginning of the London Design Festival. For the interior design community, Decorex is one of the more important dates in the calendar. Synonymous […]

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MOSCOT brings heritage eyewear to London

By Adam

What started as one-man-band selling frames from an old pushcart in New York City more than 100 years ago, MOSCOT has become a global name in fashion-forward eyewear, motivated by its humble beginnings and infectious character. Great grandpa Hyman was the brand’s originator. Landing on Ellis Island as an Eastern European immigrant in 1899, he […]

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MEAT PORTER – ARTISAN BUTCHERS

By Adam

Here at Dapper Chapper we have an appreciation for quality. This doesn’t stop at style and fashion but instead transfers to all aspects of a modern gent’s lifestyle – even what goes on in the kitchen. So when we heard of an artisan butcher who could source restaurant quality fresh meat and deliver it directly […]

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SHINOLA

By Tom Jones

Shinola is very different to the usual set of brands we are lucky enough to work with here at Dapper Chapper. The most of the brands we work with are London based and have been since the year dot. They tend to be specialised, genteel sort of companies – those that could only really exist […]

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TROUBADOUR X THOM SWEENEY

By Adam

Introducing the launch of a new luxury leather goods collection from British tailor Thom Sweeney and fellow London-based menswear accessories brand Troubadour. The design houses have created a pair of beautiful, stylish and practical products for the travelling professional. At the heart of this collaboration is a passion for quality and craftsmanship, as well as […]

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Pretty Green Bags

By Adam

The Dapper Indie man’s brand of choice, Pretty Green sent us a few pre-launch pictures of their bags. These are simple, monochrome bags made from cloth with leather trim. This simple tote would make a great versatile bag to simply chuck your stuff in whilst remaining stylish – it’s the kind of around – town […]

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Reef Knots tells us How to Clean a Silk Tie

By Adam

  How to clean a silk tie? The dreaded stain.   You’re sitting in a restaurant and a dollop of hollandaise inevitably drops onto your expensive silk tie. What do you do? The natural instinct is to put some water on a napkin and wipe it. Don’t do it! You’ll find a lot of advice on the […]

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Wearing a Suit

By Adam

Our friends at www.psyche.co.uk have just sent us this Infographic and we love it. The Gentleman’s Guide to Wearing a Suit:   Follow @PsycheFashion on Twitter

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Suitsupply – Affordable Dapper Tailoring

By Adam

Suitsupply is a market defining brand showing strong international growth & it’s growing fast. Their Spring /Summer 14 demonstrates an array of dapper pieces but rarely have we seen such impressive tailoring at an affordable price. Rightfully the brand has been well received : GQ – “Well, it’s official. We’ve fallen for Suitsupply’s unmistakable brand […]