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Seven layer

By Adam

We were first introduced to SEVEN LAYER at the beginning of 2020 and have since waxed lyrical about the MTP Collection which we published back in April.  Now with their flagship shop open in Alderley Edge, Cheshire and with the new product in free-flow, we had to show you the latest jacket which is perfect for the […]

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Fracap and Old Town General Store

By Adam

With more than 110 years of shoe-making behind them, Fracap is a name we are familiar with here at DC, not only by the signature boots that last, literally forever but also for that outstanding artisanship that Made In Italy gives. First introduced to the wider Fracap offering by our friends at the Old Town […]

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NIKBEN SS21 Swim Shorts

By Adam

With sustainability and ethical sourcing still at the forefront of industry conversation, Swedish resort and streetwear brand NIKBEN, likes to follow its own principles and journey in establishing best practice for their burgeoning business and evolving offer. Working with global brand performance fibre REPREVE which is partly created from recycled ocean plastics – having recycled […]

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ALL-NEW Luca Faloni Linen T-shirt

By Adam

The Luca Faloni linen T-shirt is crafted in Italy with a luxurious jersey spun from natural linen for a lightweight and airy handle. This wardrobe essential is designed for a comfortable fit and with a classic crew neckline, perfect for your everyday wear.   Luca Faloni uses the finest Italian linen jersey with a premium Aloe finish, which […]

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Walker slater – Summer Linens

By Adam

We have pretty much missed circa three seasonal collections due to obvious reasons, however, as we can now we can start to see a light at the end of the tunnel, we look towards those stylistic ways of keeping ourselves looking refined in the warmer weather. With the sun daring to creep through every now […]

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100Hands

By Adam

The spotlight on craftsmanship has become more of a focus as we turn our attentions to buying better and buying less – it signifies the mark of true quality. Taking in the experience of a family heritage spanning more than 160 years from the deftly skilled factories of India, 100Hands is the brainchild of Akshat […]

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Stanley Biggs Sweatshirt

By Adam

The true beauty in wearing certain garments is to understand the history of where it came from. That’s how we feel anyway. Where an appreciation for a piece of clothing’s evolution and capacity to change face, meets with the potential to become timeless. We all love and wear sweatshirts. They are a key piece to […]

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Sebago® & Universal Works Boat Shoes

By Adam

We are expecting the sun to arrive some time soon in the hope that we get to put on a pair of Portland boat shoes courtesy of Universal Works and their latest coming together with Sebago®. For spring-summer 2021: the classic boat shoe, inspired by traditional American designs which bring together artisanship, a contemporary feel […]

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NEW THOM SWEENEY ‘SS21’ COLLECTION LOOKBOOK

By Adam

Chaps, take a look at the new Thom Sweeney SS21 lookbook: Casualwear  Visit Thom Sweeney  

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COTTON STAPLES COURTESY OF LUCA FALONI

By Adam

Hopefully in the not to distant future we will all be having the following problem – the dilemma of selecting the perfect choice of shirt fabric during the warmer weather to maintain both comfort and of course style. Wearing a shirt that feels both claustrophobic and uncomfortable, combined with an ever-increasing sweat patch is simply […]

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LA PAZ x Universal Works

By Adam

Coming together, standing shoulder-to-shoulder and enjoying a life without boundaries sounds good right? Especially in the current climate and such a dark time. Well, there does seem to be some positives finally emerging and one of those for as at Dapper Chapper is the collaboration between Universal Works and Portuguese Label La Paz – two […]

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SEVEN LAYER Outerwear

By Adam

Always fans of homegrown talent and those that support the manufacturing infrastructure here in the UK, it will come as no surprise that we are talking big about Manchester’s emerging outerwear brand, SEVEN LAYER.   Following on from their initial ORIGIN collection that received great plaudits from both customers and industry insiders in 2020, entrepreneur […]

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Embroidered T-shirts for a Dapper Chapper

By Adam

Our second blog this month on Percival Menswear looks at their creative embroidered t-shirts. The T’s are embroidered in the UK on 100% cotton and there are various themes in the collection, from paying homage to the big screen to the teams clear love for Japanese culture. Some are pretty crazy but we’re confident that […]

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British Vintage Boxing

By Adam

From the noble art comes a noble style; a nod to how men both looked and carried themselves yesteryear, built on the foundations of courage, integrity and honesty.   British Vintage Boxing until recently was a new one on us and a brand built around the values of the working man translated into hardwearing and […]