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Interview: The Man Behind Native Youth

By Adam

After becoming disenchanted by the consumer menswear industry and the lack of access to truly affordable, trend-led product, Manchester based entrepreneur Ash Kumar started Native Youth, a brand that is going from strength to strength and giving men exactly what they want without having to break the bank. Dapper Chapper thought we should have a […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Affordable Sunglasses: ‘Web’ sunglasses winning formula is providing a vintage feel combined with cotemporary features. Committed to creating products with the highest standards and evolving with the ever-changing technology had led to their huge success. We like these £95 at WebEyewear.com Zegna Denim Jeans: Italian luxury powerhouse Ermenegildo Zegna still remains to this day a […]

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ohw? Making Moves on the Clean-line Sneaker Market

By Adam

It’s always good to have a look around to see what other brands are doing, especially considering man’s best friend – sneakers! We all have our staple go-to brands and styles and more recently seen the emergence of the clean, simple Scandinavian styles from the likes of Axel Arigato. In the UK, we have some pretty cool […]

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This week on the High Street

By Gary Dennis

Levi’s Denim Jacket – The iconic denim jacket by Levi’s is a staple piece for any wardrobe. A timeless classic. Whatever’s good for those Texan cowboys must be good enough for us, right? Maybe not the whole sitting-on-a-bucking-bronco thing though. Looks dangerous.   £90 from TOPMAN   Brogue Boots – Invest well in a good boot and they will last […]

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This week on the High Street

By Gary Dennis

Shore Leave T-Shirt – Set sail for the seven seas with this nautical themed t-shirt by Shore Leave. We love the bold use of colour on this stripy tee. £22 from Urban Outfitters   ZARA Polo Shirt – You can’t beat a good quality polo shirt and this knitted effort from Zara is an absolute […]

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A Suit For All Seasons

By Matt Denney

Designing a suit to meet the needs of the modern professional, the folk at Hawes & Curtis, in partnership with Alfa Romeo, have delivered the perfect style solution for both a ‘heat-wave’ or a rainy day. Inspired by Alfa Romeo’s Giulietta, the British tailors have created their first ‘all-weather’ high performance concept suit, showcasing the […]

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Oliver Sweeney X Talisker: Made By The Sea Gift Set

By Adam

A few weeks back I was sent something rather special. To celebrate luxury shoemaker Oliver Sweeney and whisky brand Talker joining forces, the two have created to the limited-edition Made By The Sea gift set & we were lucky enough to receive a pair. The Skye hiker boots have an in-built compass and a pocket to […]

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This week on the High Street

By Gary Dennis

JADED Swim Shorts – Inject some fruit in to your summer diet, with these great looking swim shorts form JADED. They may be one of your five a day, but don’t quote us on that. £30 from Topman   M&S Polo Shirt – Preppy cotton polo shirt from Marks & Spencer. Perfect for dressing up […]

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5 THINGS WE WANT THIS WEEK

By Tom Larkin

Christy Panama Hat: The iconic Panama hat is one of the biggest trends at Pitti Uomo 92 and with so many to choose from it can be hard to know where to turn. The Dapper Chapper will offer the best advice for all your lifestyle needs. Check our Christys classic Panama hat with a black […]

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LFWM – Barbour International SS18

By Rashpal Amrit

For its second season running, J Barbour & Sons Ltd presented Barbour International at London Fashion Week Men’s. Barbour International is inspired by the company’s rich motorcycle heritage and this presentation took guests through the beginning of the brand. 1936 when the brand started, 1964 when actor Steve McQueen wore Barbour International as member of […]

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Oppermann London rebrands as Carl Friedrik

By Adam

Followers of The Dapper Chapper may remember us blogging a fair bit last year about a brand called Oppermann London. They were the ones behind this cognac 25-hour bag that I love and we shot a few times last year: Since then, Oppermann London has rebranded and now goes under the name Carl Friedrik, following […]

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LFWM – Richard James Savile Row SS18

By Rashpal Amrit

Richard James SS18 Atlantic collection steps back to 1957 and references the Whitney Museum of American Art and casts an eye over Ellsworth Kelly’s cutting-edge Young America exhibition. It’s an easy wearing and soft colour palette in dusty pinks, pistachio, coffee and ivories. Using wools, silks and linen with clean lines and lightness. The whole […]

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Peoples Of All Nations (POAN) SS18

By Adam

MILAN Fashion Week unearthed a new luxury brand from UK shores and it’s one to keep an eye out for. Peoples Of All Nations (POAN) comes to us from former Vivienne Westwood designer Georg Weissacher and Dapper Chapper was on hand to capture his debut showcase previewing SS/18. A mix of wearable but strikingly stylish […]

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LFWM – John Smedley SS18, St James

By Rashpal Amrit

This is John Smedley’s first Catwalk showcase at LFWM as part of St James. This season the brand introduces ‘Precision/Fluidity’, a collection filled with new design development whilst remaining true to the brands core heritage. There is a strong Asian influence within the collection, the emblem of the season being the watercolour of Japanese Koi. […]