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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: Chester Barrie AW17

By Gary Dennis

The Chester Barrie presentation on the weekend of LFWM is always one of the events that The Dapper Chapper looks forward and their AW17 collection no certainly no exception with several outstanding pieces on show. Held in the opulent surroundings of Smith & Wollensky, Chester Barrie once again brought their unique blend of classic Hollywood style […]

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LFWM: Maharishi AW17

By Gary Dennis

For their AW17 presentation, Maharish showcased a military-heavy themed collection entitled ‘Tour D’Afrique’. The stimulus of the collection is routed in the politics of African colonisation and and the interplay between Chinese and US occupation of different parts of the Sub-Saharan, making for a collection with Eastern and Western influences. Gallery by Dapper Snapper Rashpal Amrit Pieces […]

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LFWM: E. Tautz AW17

By Gary Dennis

The AW17 collection from E. Tautz showcased fine tailoring as ever. Shades of olive green, grey, tan and charcoal provided the general pallet in a collection entitled ‘Scarecrows’. The title could not of been more apt as the models appeared dishevelled in their window-pane check suits, wool blazers and oversized coats. Tweeds, herringbones and checks also […]

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Tinie Tempah debuts at LFWM with What We Wear AW17

By Gary Dennis

LFW ambassador, Tinie Tempah, made his fashion debut by showcasing the AW17 collection for his brand; What We Wear. The collection re-designs classical street-wear in a simple, monochromatic style. Sheen-like materials used for the tracksuit bottoms are paired with a boxy plain white tee.  The contradiction of the silken fabric on the traditional 90s sweatpant silhouette demonstrates where the collection […]

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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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LWFM: Berthold AW17

By Gary Dennis

The theme for the AW17 collection for Berthold explores the rhythm of restriction. Wide, desolate hospital corridors and angular shadows inspire a larger, languid silhouette for tunics and winter coats. Thick bandages wrapped around heads help mask the identity, taut body gloves are worn over wide-leg trousers and sportif jackets have elongated, exaggerated sleeves. The colour […]

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LFWM: Kent & Curwen AW17

By Gary Dennis

Kent & Curwen continued to proudly showcase British heritage in their AW17 collection on Day 3 of LFWM at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf. The collection, headed up by creative director, Daniel Kearns, and his business partner / national treasure, David Beckham, blends both character and style and is aimed towards men of all backgrounds. Kearns describes the collection […]

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LFWM: Casely-Hayford Autumn Winter 2017

By Adam

The Autumn Winter 2017 Casely-Hayford collection celebrated the 30-year career of Creative Director Joe Casely-Hayford and draws from the collection archives of the 80’s, 90’s and early 00’s highlighting the facets that have shaped his handwriting. (Gallery shot by Dapper Snapper Rashpal Amrit) As with many of the brands showcasing at LFWM, alongside the menswear, this […]

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Xander Zhou AW17 LFWM

By Gary Dennis

Xander Zhou presented their new AW17 collection for LFWM at the BFC Show Space and Dapper Chapper was in attendance. To mirror the season, outerwear was heavily involved; trench coats, long leather jackets and shearling coats were shown in a variety of colours and textures. Cropped knitwear was on show also, this was layered with […]

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LC:M Tiger of Sweden SS17

By Rashpal Amrit

Tiger of Sweden looks to 17th century Baroque influences for its latest Spring Summer collection. Inspired by Kungligg Slottet’s transformation from decadent citadel into a temple to Scandinavian restraint, the collection consists of a tapestry of influences; ranging from the ornate to the understated. The collection is full of contrasts and historical styles that come […]

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LC: M Turnbull & Asser SS17

By Rashpal Amrit

For Spring Summer Turnbull & Asser returns to Monte Carlo, inspired by the Grand prix victors of the day. The collection is an homage to the more audacious side of the motor racing world referencing Grand Prix’s loveable rouges and daredevil drivers. The collection explores the juxtaposition between the hard graphic lines of sport and […]

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LC: M Belstaff SS17 – Escape on Wheels

By Rashpal Amrit

Belstaff’s Spring Summer collection takes its inspiration from iconic motorcycle film, ‘On Any Sunday’ starring Steve McQueen. Like the film the collection celebrates the carefree attitude of the guys and girls. The sun-bleached colour palette is directly referenced from the film, along with colour references from Belstaff’s archive also from the same era. This reinforces […]

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LCM – Private White V.C. SS17

By Gary Dennis

The Spring Summer 2017 collection for Private White V.C. was once again held in their flagship store on Duke St, London. The theme behind this season’s showcase is the lifestyle of the contemporary summer traveller. The well-dressed models at the presentation certainly looked like those mysteriously chic types that you have fleeting glances of at […]