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G.H. Bass & Co. Boat Shoes

By Adam

Some believe that the Boat Shoe is an acquired taste, at Dapper Chapper however, we believe that its simply a must have addition to the wardrobe and one of the key crossover styles that has an ageless appeal. Over the years we have seen many adaptations of the boat shoe, from alternative colour-ways through to […]

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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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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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Bass Weejuns: The Original Penny loafer

By Adam

From being a staple part of the mods attire in the 1960’s through to a must have for today’s city boys, the penny loafer has been a global attraction since the 1930s. US shoemaker G.H. Bass & Co was there from the very start, commissioned to design the shoe in 1936 following the lure to […]

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Harrys of London

By Adam

A few weeks ago I was introduced to luxury shoe company Harrys of London. Founded in 2001, Harrys of London infuses traditional leather and suede loafers, brogues and boots with rubber and gel technology. The collection is made up with designs all influenced by our capital. Most of the collection serve to satisfy the want […]

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Doucal’s – Handcrafted Excellence from Italy

By Adam

Nestled in the enchanting Marche Region of Italy is the bustling town of Montegranaro. This region, known around the world as Italy’s heart of creation for handcrafted excellence in glamorous footwear, inspired the Giannini family to found Doucal’s 40 years ago. Always evolving their materials, diverse and perfect lasts, designs and distribution, Giannini’s second generation […]