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The Grand Silver Jubilee Ball

The Chap will celebrate 25 years of publication with our grandest party ever on 12th October. There have been many ‘nights of a thousand waistcoats’ over the years, but 2024 is the year for the grandest chap party of all. This year we celebrate twenty-five years on magazine racks and doormats, and thus shall be… … Keep Reading

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Silver Jubilee Edition

The Chap marks 25 years of publication with a special commemorative issue. This year – 2024 – will be the 25th year of publication for our humble organ. To mark this momentous occasion, we are publishing a special silver jubilee edition. Gracing the front cover is uber-Chap, suave gadabout and all-round-good egg David Niven, who… … Keep Reading

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The Fourth Grand Flaneur Walk

2024’s saunter sans purpose also marks 25 years of The Chap Magazine. This year sees two very special milestones for The Chap Magazine. We mark our Silver Jubilee, having first published in 1999, and we shall sally forth on the fourth Grand Flaneur Walk on Sunday 5th May 2024. Assembling as usual at midday beside… … Keep Reading

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Chap Books

New addition to our online store purveys books directly and indirectly proceeding from The Chap stable. In the beginning, The Chap was a slim pamphlet only available in strange little bookshops that have since closed down or become chain stores. Once the publication began reaching the attention of more than a handful of peculiar people,… … Keep Reading

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    Paul Anderson

    Paul Anderson, who plays Arthur Shelby in Peaky Blinders, spoke to Gustav Temple during the filming of Season 4, about… Keep Reading

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    Paddy Considine

    Chris Sullivan meets the Midlands-born actor who has played gritty characters in British indie films, television goodies and baddies and,… Keep Reading

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    Max Raabe

    Marie de Winter and Ferdinand Sturm meet the German singer to chat about his ideas on good style, tame zebras… Keep Reading

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    John Blashford-Snell

    Gustav Temple meets the legendary explorer whose adventures have taken him across all seven continents, as well as into the… Keep Reading

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    Damon Hill

    Gustav Temple meets the former Formula 1 world champion racing driver, to discuss his father Graham Hill, playboy racers, handlebar… Keep Reading

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    Valerie Leon

    Gustav Temple meets the actress once described as ‘the English Raquel Welch’, who appeared in the Carry On films, episodes… Keep Reading

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    Jason Watkins Interview

    Gustav Temple meets the actor whose wide range of roles has included forensic pathologists, serial killer biographers, editors of national… Keep Reading

Photoshoots

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    Overlook Revisited

    The Chap descended on a former convent near St Albans with a curious connection to Stanley Kubrick to re-enact scenes… Keep Reading

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    A stocking for every occasion? Well, they haven’t yet brought out a Tweed Seam (The Chap will be the first… Keep Reading

  • Dashing Tweeds

    Dashing Tweeds make fabulous, flamboyant tweeds that fuse great British workmanship with innovative design and dandiacal flair. Neil Ridley and… Keep Reading

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    Peaky Blinders

    The Chap took some semi-professional models and clothing supplied by Darcy Clothing and Some Like it Holy to create our… Keep Reading

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    Laird Hatters

    Laird Hatters supply the more fashionable parts of London with sterling bowlers, Fedoras, trilbies, Homburgs, Baker Boy Caps and many… Keep Reading

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    Earl of Bedlam

    In issue 94 we took to the streets of Lambeth to photograph the clothes made by local bespoke tailor Earl… Keep Reading

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Bohemian Paris

I still find the Eurostar really rather wonderful. You get on a train at St. Pancras and alight some two hours later at Le Gare Du Nord into a different world, where the attitudes, tastes, smells, people and culture are as different from London as sand is to salt. Undeniably, it is quite an anomalous… … Keep Reading

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

From the eleventh floor balcony of a hotel overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the horizon flashing with lightning, brassy wisps of Mariachi music wafting up from somewhere through the heat of the night, was the sense that we were definitely in Mexico. It had taken nearly 20 hours to reach this moment of Mexican awareness, though… … Keep Reading

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Rajasthan, India

On a recent trip to Rajasthan, I discovered that not only does India possess its famous wealth of history and architecture, but it is also one of the most natural habitats for the travelling Chap. My journey took me first to Delhi, only nine hours away by plane but, as soon as you land, the… … Keep Reading

The Grand Silver Jubilee Ball

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The Chap will celebrate 25 years of publication with our grandest party ever on 12th October. There have been many ‘nights of a thousand waistcoats’ over the years, but 2024 is the year for the grandest chap party of all. This year we celebrate twenty-five years on magazine racks and doormats, and thus shall be…

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Silver Jubilee Edition

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The Chap marks 25 years of publication with a special commemorative issue. This year – 2024 – will be the 25th year of publication for our humble organ. To mark this momentous occasion, we are publishing a special silver jubilee edition. Gracing the front cover is uber-Chap, suave gadabout and all-round-good egg David Niven, who…

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The Fourth Grand Flaneur Walk

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2024’s saunter sans purpose also marks 25 years of The Chap Magazine. This year sees two very special milestones for The Chap Magazine. We mark our Silver Jubilee, having first published in 1999, and we shall sally forth on the fourth Grand Flaneur Walk on Sunday 5th May 2024. Assembling as usual at midday beside…

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Attack of the 50-Foot Screen

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Gustav Temple enjoys the immersive nature of a new documentary about London’s notorious Scala Cinema. One of the memories that captures the essence of my mispent youth is of staggering out of the Scala Cinema at dawn, coming down from a cocktail of cheap speed and cornershop whisky, and bumping into a similarly dishevelled Shane…

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