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The £40 Fedora by Prevu

By Adam

Fedora’s are a man’s best secret to looking stylish. We’ve written a lot about the likes of Lock & Co & Christy’s but if you’re new to the world of hats you may be interested in a more entry level cost. Choosing the right Fedora can be quite tricky but Prevu has made this quite easy. […]

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What Really Goes Into Making a Bespoke Suit

By Adam

You have a big occasion on the horizon and you’ve decided to splash out on a new suit. Money has been put aside and you are searching for something specially fitted to celebrate the big day but with so many options where do you start? Terms like off-the-peg, tailored, ready-to-wear, custom-made, made-to-measure and bespoke have […]

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Carl Friedrik C1 Backpack Review

By Adam

Carl Friedrik is a brand has achieved some decent airtime on the blog, with our love affair starting when we reviewed their 25-hour Palissy bag, which seems to receive a positive comment every time I use it. Despite my best efforts to ‘engage my core’ with working days becoming longer, my posture has suffered a […]

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Archie Foal

By Adam

The purpose of visiting trade shows for us at Dapper Chapper is to find, or unearth brands that we may not have already heard of and to get a good old look at the latest street styles to keep ourselves informed. Safe to say, we see many brands that catch our eye and as is […]

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Richard Anderson Ventile Raincoat

By Adam

We’re now firmly fixed in autumn and loving the delightful autumnal weather we’re experiencing. However, our advice to you is enjoy it while it lasts. It’s time think ahead and turn your attention to arming yourself with a raincoat for when the weather deteriorates; because it will.  One brand I’ve always admired from afar is […]

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Cubitts St James’s Collection

By Adam

Someone asked me the other day if I was ever tempted to get laser treatment on my eyes so I didn’t have to wear glasses. The answer is no. Without ever really thinking about it the glasses I’ve worn over the last ten years have been the focal point of my style and even an […]

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Lutwyche: The Pop-up Sackville Street Store & the Lutwyche Academy

By Adam

If you hadn’t guessed it already, at Dapper Chapper HQ we just love talking about tailoring, especially when it surrounds an exciting British brand who are steeped in tradition and quality. Lutwyche was founded in 2000, by Tony Lutwyche, and have showrooms in London’s Mayfair and New York’s Madison Avenue.  ‘Inspired by the traditions of Savile […]

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New Beginnings for Chester Barrie

By Alex Noble

Last week, renowned British tailors, Chester Barrie, celebrated the launch of their newly refurbished Saville Row store, alongside the unveiling of their new AW collection. Both the stunning new store and the impressive AW18 collection triumphantly represent the brand’s ‘new beginnings’, with Creative Director Simon Kirkby, delivering a visual aesthetic distinction. ‘The new era aims to have […]

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Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition

By Rashpal Amrit

We love a great automatic timepiece at The Dapper Chapper and Oris have once again created a masterpiece in watch engineering. The Carl Brashear oozes sophistication, class and is definitely one for the grail list. Named after Carl Brashear, the late U.S Navy seal diver was one of the most inspirational figures of the 20th […]

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Lanificio Cerruti Mill visit with Clements and Church

By Adam

Not long back I was lucky enough to visit Biella, a beautiful town nestled in the foothills of the Italian Alps. This generous invitation came from my good friends at bespoke tailors Clements and Church. Many of you will recognise several of my most notable looks through collaborations with them in the past – I’ve […]

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Summer Essentials from The Royal Exchange

By Adam

What kind of traveller are you? The sort that leaves packing until the very last minute, because you’ve got so many episodes of your reality tv fix to catch up on, or the regimented type that packs a week in advance just to be sure they haven’t missed anything? The next time you go to […]

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The Death of the Suit

By Timothy Lord

What’s happened? Where’s it gone? And can it make a comeback?  You may think I’m overreacting; fashion constantly recycles and revisits itself and what is currently out of vogue will, more often than not, have its heyday again. Britney and Justin’s infamous double denim disaster is arguably very on trend right now; kitten heels clawed […]

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Barbour International SS19 LFWM Presentation

By Rashpal Amrit

Barbour International celebrates the ‘The Badge of an Original’ in its Spring Summer presentation. The new Barbour Originals and Sports collections focus on bold motorcycle inspired colours of black, white and yellow alongside primary colours of red, green and blue. Biker style jackets in a rugged casual construction take centre stage alongside, tonal hoodies, sweats […]

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Scandi Style: A DAYS MARCH Comes To London

By Adam

You may have seen last month that I swung by A Days March, to check out the new Berwick Street store a day before it was opened to the public. Well, if you didn’t and A Days March is new to you as a brand, I highly suggest you read on… With four stores in […]