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ohw? Making Moves on the Clean-line Sneaker Market

By Adam

It’s always good to have a look around to see what other brands are doing, especially considering man’s best friend – sneakers! We all have our staple go-to brands and styles and more recently seen the emergence of the clean, simple Scandinavian styles from the likes of Axel Arigato. In the UK, we have some pretty cool […]

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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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Ted Baker Launches Well Heeled Collection

By Rashpal Amrit

British and Italian sartorial elegance combine with the launch of Ted Bakers new luxury footwear collection. The Well Heeled collection is a new line of handcrafted luxury footwear for men. The shoes are eye-catching as well as expertly constructed. The collection consists of Derby brogues, wing cap brogues and dress slippers. Standout features include the […]

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OHW? Shoes

By Adam

Our recent trip across the pond to New York found Dapper Chapper in a bit of a quandary. It was freezing cold but we didn’t want to lose face by covering up to look like an extra from Planes, Trains and Automobiles. The cold streets of NYC can be unforgiving, especially if you have a […]

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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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LFWM: Harrys of London’s AW17 Collection

By Adam

After shooting the Mr Jones Double Monk Suede Sneakers last month for our Instagram and the blog, we were excited to see what Harrys of London had to offer for AW17. The theme was sporty-futuristic which was backed up throughout the collection by the introduction of metallics and fabrics inspired by technology. The shoes are […]

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LFWM: John Lobb AW17

By Alex Noble

Allow us to take you on a meandering journey through the John Lobb Autumn | Winter 2017 collection, presented at the Hollybush Gardens, which takes inspiration from the River Nene and the vital link between nature and industry within the context of bootmaking. (Gallery by Dapper Snapper Rash Amrit) This collection is a celebration of the brands […]

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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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Rockport Summer Casual Collection

By Rashpal Amrit

Rockports latest summer casual collection is filled with some great gems. Traditional deck shoes such as the Summer Sea and more relaxed Bennett Lane slip on’s are both comfortable and stylish for the summer months. The Castlerock being the stand-out model in the range. We tested the Castlerock with ADIPRENE by Adidas, this ensures comfort […]

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5 Summer alternatives to Trainers

By Sonny Deptford

Summer is a difficult time to maintain some sort of decorum, as much as you may feel like stripping your shirt off, opening a tinny and have a good ruck with some Russian fans in Marseille (actually we really hope that isn’t what you fancy) in reality most people still need to go to offices, […]

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Top 5 Chelsea Boots

By Rashpal Amrit

Chelsea boots can be seen everywhere at the moment, from high fashion to high street. Boots don’t always have to be a winter shoe, you can work the trend into your Spring Summer wardrobe. We take a look at 5 of the best examples to buy right now. Topman Stand out from the crowd with […]

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The Best Loafers for Spring

By Sonny Deptford

Ah the loafer, what should be one of the cornerstones of any man’s shoe collection. From the German word for Land Runner which is basically a word for a hobo, the loafer is in fact far more salubrious than it’s name suggests. They of course come in many guises, some more formal than others but […]

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Nike Launch Free RN FlyKnit

By Adam

Whatever the remit we’re on an endless search for products that combine style and functionality. With that in mind, if you’re a modern man who run’s or train’s and like to look good doing it, read on. Last week the Dapper Chapper attended a Nike event to get a run down of the new Nike […]

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Six Sneakers for Spring

By Gerard Flahive

With the completion of February comes the promise of spring and its warmer, fair conditions. Inspired by this promise, here are our favourite February sneaker releases, perfect for the coming months: NikeLab Roshe Daybreak x fragment – £110 Hiroshi Fujiwara’s Fragment Design is no stranger to Nike collaborations, with previous efforts including takes on the […]