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That Dapper Chap tells us about his experience at the recent Nescafe Dolce Gusto event and how he ended up on film

 

A few weeks ago I was invited to an evening at the pleasure of Nescafe Dolce Gusto, they wanted to film a new advertisement and asked if I’d come along and maybe cover the event. Also there for the evening was artist Faizal Lulat who creates amazing pieces of art from people’s conversations.

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The Denim Jeans Style Challenge – Look Three

That Dapper Chap shares the third look in the denim style challenge, creating five very different looks from just two pairs of jeans.

This is a sponsored post of honest and unbiased opinion

Welcome back again to this denim jean style challenge, and part three in the series where I am creating five distinct styles with just two pairs of jeans from next.co.uk. If you haven’t already read the details of the challenge or the very interesting denim survey results by Burton Menswear, find it HERE

All photography by the very talented Ian Clark of PhotoByIan, check out his other work HERE

The two pairs of jeans from Next.co.uk that I used for the challenge

Look Three – Total Chill

I tend to wear jeans at the weekend. Yes, I will sometimes wear a smart pair for work with a shirt and tie but if I want to just chill out and listen to some music, it’s a sloppy pair of jeans and my favorite T-Shirt. I just stick on my headphones, crank up the volume and it’s the sofa for me, feet up, eyes closed and nodding to the beat.

The full look. Ripped jeans are a style departure for That Dapper Chap!

 

Rocking to the beats in my favorite T-Shirt

For the chilled rocky look, I chose the rip repair jeans, available HERE from Next.co.uk for £45.00 and pulled on some navy and white striped socks and some white pumps, keeping the look very relaxed.

On top I chose my favorite T-Shirt, designed by a good friend of mine in the US. It’s an original design, printed on to triblend fabric, combining cotton, rayon and polyester making it incredibly soft. Enquiries about this T-Shirt and forthcoming designs to brian@greycardigan.com

Mirror aviators add to the rocky look

In addition to the T-Shirt I chose a grey bomber jacket and some mirror aviators. This look will see you at the pub, a lunch with friends or just running around doing chores. It’s comfortable and relaxed, just like the jeans themselves.

A closer look at the bomber jacket
Keeping things chilled in my favourite T-Shirt
The white pumps and striped socks
The navy and white striped socks

 

A closer look at the rips and repairs

 

 

The incredibly comfortable East Side, West Side T-Shirt

 

Ready for running around or simply chilling out

 

Photography

All photography by Ian Clark. Check out his work at HERE

Find him on Twitter HERE

Find him on Instagram HERE

The Details

Rip Repair Denim Jeans – Next £45.00

White Pumps – Next £25.00

East Side, West Side T-Shirt – Grey Cardigan £17.00

Charcoal Bomber Jacket – Next £65.00
Navy & White striped Socks – Rock My Socks £8.00

Mirror Aviators – Next £13.00

Headphones – Itek £15.00

Thanks for checking back. Look out for part four in this denim jean style challenge series where I’ll show you a look that’s perfect for date night.

 

THANKS FOR READING!

The Denim Jean Style Challenge – Look Two

That Dapper Chap shares the second look in the denim style challenge, creating five looks from just two pairs of jeans.

This is a sponsored post of honest and unbiased opinion

Hello again, welcome back to the second instalment of the Next denim jeans style challenge. If you haven’t already read the details of the challenge or the very interesting denim survey results by Burton Menswear, find it HERE

All photography by the very talented Ian Clark of PhotoByIan, check out his other work HERE

The two pairs of jeans from Next.co.uk that I used for the challenge

Look 2 – Preppy Afternoon

For this very preppy look I again chose the smart jeans which can be found HERE. Available from Next.co.uk for £35.00.

Working from the ground up we have some white pumps, sockless of course with a roll on the hem of the trousers, perfect for the warmer spring days that should just be around the corner!

Its back to college with this very preppy look

Plain white pumps with no socks, perfect for the coming weather

The shirt is a pale blue poplin shirt with button down collar, again keeping it really preppy and very Ralph Lauren. Over that I’ve added a red cardigan with a grey trim, keeping is slightly unbuttoned for a relaxed feel. The bow tie adds some formality and the watch continues the preppiness.

I also added a navy blazer with a grey trim, to keep out the spring breeze and some glasses, a great bag and a book or two for that intellectual look.

The glasses, bag and books help create that preppy image

The right accessories continue the theme

All ‘prepped’ and ready to go

This cool belt adds a bit more interest and is a very preppy addition

 

 

The lobster bow tie is a great nautical touch

The full look. Preppy style with the Next smart jeans

Photography

All photography by Ian Clark. Check out his work at HERE

Find him on Twitter HERE

Find him on Instagram HERE

The Outfit

White Toe Cap Pumps – Next £25.00

Dark Raw Jeans – Next £35.00

Pale Blue Poplin Shirt – Next £20.00

Cardigan – Primark £10.00

Lobster Bow Tie – Paul Hewitt £35.00

Blazer – River Island

Brown Croc Briefcase – Antoni Manuel £250.00

Silk Tie Belt – CNYTTAN £54.00

Watch  – Daniel Wellington £149.00

Red Jasper Bracelet – Parvenu London £29.50

Glasses – Specsavers £60.00

I hope you’ve enjoyed part two of this five part series. Check back again for part three where I’ll share a look that most people would never expect to see That Dapper Chap wearing! Even a dapper chap has to chill sometimes!

THANKS FOR READING!