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LC: M Thomas Pink SS17

By Rashpal Amrit

As ever Dapper Chapper was present at the Thomas Pink Presentation, our 4th time at this event. The theme went against Thomas Pinks usual eveningwear showcase and focused on the business range. This time the presentation was inspired by an Annie Leibovitz shoot for Vogue in 2012. Models sat on suspended wooden chairs wrapped in […]

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LC: M Jermyn Street, St James – New & Lingwood

By Rashpal Amrit

Dapper Chapper favorite showcased some of their new looks at the Jermyn St Catwalk show. Unique to London Collections the street is transformed into an open-air catwalk that can be viewed by the general public. The show, which was styled by GQ’s Fashion Editor Grace Gilfeather, showcased over 30 leading brands. Garments seen can be […]

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LC:M Hardy Amies SS17

By Gary Dennis

The Spring Summer 2017 collection for Hardy Amies, which was showcased at LC:M, unveils striking monochrome ‘tablecloth’ check suits, unstructured tuxedos, relaxed vintage denim and outerwear to combat the erratic Great British summertime weather. As always, Hardy Amies takes traditional tailoring and presents it in a modern, contemporary way using current fashion trends and high-end […]

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LC: M Christopher Kane SS17 – Law and Order

By Rashpal Amrit

For his latest collection Christopher Kane looks at cop shows and police identification techniques and the graphics associated with them. At the same time still looking at traditional graphics such as gingham and checks. Christopher Kane, says, “I come back to them again and again. They contrast, but are still complementary because of their strong […]

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LC:M Chester Barrie SS17

By Gary Dennis

LC:M – Chester Barrie SS17  For their Spring / Summer 2017 collection, held at the Palm Court in the Waldorf Hotel, Chester Barrie were focused on the formal British summer wear for any occasion. In attendance were LC:M stalwarts David Gandy, Oliver Cheshire, Johannes Huebl, Dougie Poynter and Dermot O’Leary.   Pieces in the collection are […]

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LC: M Matthew Miller SS17 – Tempest

By Rashpal Amrit

Solitary cloud glazing marks the basis of Matthew Millers latest collection. In the brands own words, ‘Ivory clouds contrasting against a backdrop of sky blue brings forth images of bleached denim found in early skinhead culture, the rolling plethora of whites and off-whites rising like a dream, one of beauty and absolute freedom. As night […]

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Turnbull & Asser AW16

By Gary Dennis

The Vaults at the RSA, Covent Garden held the LC:M AW16 presentation for Dapper Chapper favourite, Turnbull & Asser. The hidden alcoves contained fully dressed mannequins as well, for the first time in T&A’s history, live models to perfectly display their latest collection. Taking ideas from books such as Orwell’s ‘1984’ and R.L Stevenson’s ‘The […]

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Richard James Mayfair Spring Summer ’16 Look Book

By Robert Etheridge

City life is back in full swing as we hurtle into February, and along with the optimistic green shoots of spring we also have Richard James’s Mayfair Spring Summer ’16 Look Book to pore over. In keeping with RJ’s bold design philosophy, a palette of cool hues – strong blues but also heritage colours including […]

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Tiger of Sweden – LCM AW16

By Rashpal Amrit

Region is the design teams source of inspiration for Autumn Winter 16 collection. A celebration of Swedishness as much as it is that country’s engagement with wider cultures. Tiger of Sweden has drawn on its own identity as one of Scandinavia’s oldest menswear brands. Collection highlights include an exclusive wolf fur print bomber, kaleidoscopic botanical […]

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Mackintosh AW16

By Adam

Mackintosh presented a bold new vision of modern British Luxury for Autumn/Winter 2016 at LCM. A clean monochrome colour palette interspersed with rich tones of camel, bordeaux, bottle green and light navy informs the collection. This monochrome theme is reinforced through the use of traditional British checks; a broken Prince of Wales check appears in […]

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LC:M AW16 – Chester Barrie

By Adam

Held at the Palm Court in the Waldorf Hilton hotel, the AW16 Chester Barrie presentation for LC:M was quite the sight to behold. With live models in the centre of the room and expertly dressed mannequins peppered on the outskirts of the Palm Court, this was a presentation that you could become full immersed in. […]

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Duchamp AW16

By Gary Dennis

This year’s Duchamp LC:M presentation was once again held in the opulent surroundings of the Rosewood Hotel and, as always, is one of the highlights off the Dapper Chapper every LC:M weekend. AW16 for Duchamp is very much about freshness and evolution; bring a contemporary feel to the classic Saville Row style. Titled ‘Code London’, […]

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Baartmans & Siegel LCM AW16

By Gerard Flahive

London-based design duo, Baartmans & Siegel, embraced America’s ‘Great Awakening’ era of the 1970’s.  Their AW16 collection took heavy inspiration from the flamboyant attrite of Spanish Harlem and the infamous Studio 56 nightclub’s regulars. A palette synonymous with the swagger of the 70s was evident, with camel and caramel brown tones complemented by grey pinstriped […]

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ETautz AW16 at LCM – Coasters

By Rashpal Amrit

The latest runway show from E.Tautz has to be one of are top moments from this seasons LC: M. We love the 80s influences, impeccable tailoring and Eurythmics being played during the runway show. The collection story really paints a nostalgic picture: In the mid 1980’s kids in Edinburgh went to Coasters Roller Disco at […]