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How to Dress for a Winter Wedding

By Alex Noble

To all those brave but slightly mad people who plan their big day in the depths of winter; we salute you. It gives us guys at DCHQ the chance to raid the AW wardrobe and assemble a killer outfit with the potential to upstage the bride…(if we do, more fool her for underestimating her guests). […]

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Ranger Wedge, casual booting style

By Adam

After a summer that seemed to break all records, we can be honest enough to say that, at Dapper, we were looking forward to dusting off the Winter wardrobe and re-discovering everything from the feet upwards. One of our go-to trusted footwear brands is the ever-present G.H. Bass, the stalwart US authority behind iconic product […]

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Archie Foal – a lasting luxury option

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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Dapper Diving: Watches to Accompany You to the Depths of the Ocean

By Alex Noble

Chaps, I don’t know about you but I’m sort of summered out. Well, that’s not entirely true; I bloody love summer but this year I’ve spent the season doing the norm…indulging in too much drinking, enjoying a couple of vacations (beach holiday and city break) and I must say, I’ve been there, done that and […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Carl Friedrik Backpack: Carl Friedrik is a brand we love at Dapper Chapper and the C3-1 Backpack is another beauty. The backpack combines Vegetable tanned leather (oldest and most sustainable way of making leather) with Italian nylon canvas. Finished with heavy duty Raccagini zips, it’s a seriously stylish backpack. £295 at carlfriedrik.com Grenson Sneakers: Want to know how […]

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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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5 Pairs of Boots You Need this Autumn

By Alex Noble

One key aspect of a modern-day DC is knowing when to adapt your style in order to win the battle against the elements! The time of the boat shoe and espadrille has been and gone, so get ready to fashion out your wardrobe with some new, appropriate footwear. All of the below fit the bill… Normanton Leather Chelsea Boots by Ralph Lauren […]

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The Transformation of Bicester Village

By Adam

Last weekend we worked our way down the M4 towards Bicester Village. I admit, when we were invited to visit I probably should have been more excited than I actually was. I hadn’t visited the Village for about three years and my memories of overcrowded stores and only a handful of staple brands offering limited […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Stetson Hat: Stetson eight panels, herringbone pattern, buttoned top and a lightweight cotton lining are all characteristic features of this superbly English style, giving a true contribution to street fashion and culture. Now the weather is starting to change, make sure you have a Stetson Hatteras ready to wear.   £79 at Stetson.eu Larsson & Jennings watch: Larsson & Jennings is a […]

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No Limits for rockstar fashion brand

By Adam

We meet a lot of people in this job and a lot of new brands, but this one has been one of those that has genuinely got us a little over excited. Limitato is a new label from the trusted, fashion-forward shores of Sweden and a fusion between fashion, music and art – which sounds […]

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5 Things We Want This Week

By Tom Larkin

Private White V.C Shirt: Manchester-based Private White V.C is proud of their esteemed heritage, they have been perfecting their trade for over 100 years which is why I wanted to feature the linen button-down shirt. A tailored fit comes through twin darts to the back, ensuring a sharp look without a restrictive feel, whilst intricate touches like the real […]