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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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LFWM: St James’s Catwalk Show

By Rikesh Chauhan

With London Fashion Week Men’s in full swing, a host of influencers, celebrities as well as a who’s who of menswear descended onto Jermyn Street for an unmissable catwalk showcasing some of the UK’s biggest heritage brands. The show – which is open air and open to public throughout the day – features some of […]

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St James’s London Fashion Week Men’s Open-Air Catwalk

By Adam

This weekend, the capital once again plays host to the ever-growing London Fashion Week Men’s, with a host of brands and designers demonstrating their innovation and creative ability in the form of exuberant catwalk shows and aesthetically pleasing (for the most part) exhibitions. One of my favourite areas in London, Jermyn Street at the heart of […]

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McAlson Swim Shorts – Perfect for Summer 2018

By Alex Noble

When going on holiday, many chaps don’t count swim shorts as a holiday essential; in fact they’re often seen as an afterthought, and something to buy on the cheap – you may want to rethink this tactic.  Dressing for the beach, or pool is not an easy thing to do for us blokes – we have one […]

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Introducing Arcminute

By Adam

Finding emerging fashion brands is a part of the job we love here at The Dapper Chapper. As ever, with our ears and noses to the ground, we have unearthed another ‘one-to-watch’ in the form of exciting new urban streetwear brand ArcMinute. Before we wax lyrical, Arcminute is fine angular measurement. Angular elements, clean lines and […]

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Don’t Fear the Roll Neck – New & Lingwood

By Alex Noble

Remember the milk tray man? Everyone loved him and I can assure you it wasn’t just for the chocolate he delivered – he looked sharp A.F. due to his slick ensemble, which included…a roll neck.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, ‘Tis the season of the roll neck.’ Whatever the occasion, whatever […]