Friday, May 30, 2008

New from Initium Eyewear

Fillmore $155

Admirals Club in Brown $130

Admirals Club in Black $130

Nighttown $150

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Friend or Foe - Spring '08

More great shirts from Friend or Foe in now! Fantastic colors and graphics on their lightweight tees make them perfect for everyday wear as the days get warmer. And we still have some pieces left from the previous shipment, too. All shirts are $58 each.

The latest issue of Oakland magazine did a feature on things to do, eat, and buy in Rockridge and included a great write-up about Dapper:

This Rockridge men’s boutique certainly lives up to its name. Stylish duds abound here, for both the young and the young-at-heart, from leather sneakers to $64 James Perse distressed-look T-shirts. A recent trip turned up both high-schoolers looking for hipper-than-usual school clothes and a 30-something dad shopping with his kids. Dapper also carries a whole slew of jeans by Paper Denim, Good Society, Crate, Cheap Monday and Kasie; James Perse lightweight button-up shirts; loads of designer sunglasses; and some good ole “butt huggers”—fashionista for “tighty whities”—from Paul Frank for $12 each.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Paul Frank - Spring/Summer

The last bits of Paul Frank's spring/summer stuff has come in and it's as tongue-in-chic as ever.

Go For Gold boxer briefs, $16

Like how Speedos look? Hate how they feel? Not really wanting to be taken seriously in your underwear? Channel your inner gold medal-winning diver in these hilarious boxer briefs.

El Skurvy shorts, $52

Boardshorts get a twist with one of Paul Frank's signature skull patch on the left leg and elastic mesh inserts along the inseam.

Rickson short-sleeved polo, $54

Contrast stitching around the sleeve cuffs and hem and screenprinted graphics at the chest pocket and on the back add nice graphic touches to a classic shirt.

City Park t-shirt, $27

Black and red screenprinted retro-inspired graphics show a stylized cityscape on this easy tee for summer.

Montalbon short-sleeved button-up, $54

Take one Hawaiian shirt, throw in a little jab at tourists, and add in some Greek mythology for good measure. An all-over print featuring cartoon centaurs makes the Montalbon one of the most hilarious shirts you'll ever see.

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Spring in Your Step

Center Hi in blue, $60

The Center Hi from PF Flyers have returned in a white/blue striped canvas that's absolutely perfect for spring. A white midsole with yellow and grey trim adds a little subtle color detail. Pair with summer shorts or your favorite khakis for an easy, dressed-down look.

Friday, May 9, 2008

Newsworthy: Dapper in SF Indie Fashion

SF Indie Fashion, your one-stop shop for the news about San Francisco and other Bay Area fashion, recently posted about Suburban Riot's super comfy shirts and was kind enough to mention Dapper. Click over for more of the latest news, scoops, and just general talk about town.

Friday, May 2, 2008

Converse by John Varvatos - Spring/Summer Part II

The remainder of our spring/summer order from Converse by John Varvatos has finally come in. Like always, the label combines John Varvatos' award-winning sense of style with the easy, rock-inspired sense of cool that has become tied to the Converse name.

Plaid Military Shorts, $145

Pay attention or else you might miss all the cool details on these. Features include zipper side pockets, snap-closure pocket, and buttoned-down belt loops. Inspired by vintage clothing, this piece is deconstructed so that the moment you try them on, it'll feel like you've had them for forever.

Mini Stripe Polo, $75 (Sold Out)

Never content with leaving staples as they are, Varvatos re-imagines the classic polo shirt in a great lightweight, striped cotton with metal buttons and finishes off the look with a small chest pocket.

Eyelet S/S Henley in Ink, $65

A perennial favorite of ours, the short-sleeved henley with Converse eyelets is now available in a rich, inky blue. Lightweight and ridiculously comfortable.

Triple 5 Soul - Spring/Summer '08

Triple 5 Soul brings us another collection of great, funky stuff for Spring/Summer. As always, the combination of military-inspired detailing and streetwear aesthetics makes for fresh pieces that combine color, texture, and personality.

Amherst Shirt, $74

Take a clean, white shirt and throw on loads of cool details and you get the Amherst Shirt. Roll-up button sleeves, two front pockets, and epaulettes are pleasant twists on a basic shirt.

Mesa Shirt, $78

More plaids, but not necessarily more of the same. This lightweight woven is done in a subtle khaki plaid with hints of yellow for a subdubed summer color palette.

Tangier Cargo Shorts, $98

The Triple 5 Soul on the cargo short ditches the baggy, over-sized look in favor of clean lines and clever details. The tabs on the hips allow for adjustments to the waist while snap-close back pockets and zippered side pockets make these shorts easy, but not sloppy.

Mediterranean Jacket, $119

What doesn't this jacket have? Button-adjustable waist, buttoned cuffs, zipper chest pockets, button flap side pockets, zip-up front, and moto-style collar. Done in an exaggerated brown plaid, this jacket is the summer solution to handling unpredictable Bay Area weather.

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Style with Substance

Last Sunday we sponsored and styled the 2nd Annual Style with Substance, a charity fashion show held for the benefit of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Ken and Marcus headed into the city to the Ruby Skye club and decked out seven guys in stuff from Dapper for a show inspired by hard rock, lazy playboys, and sophisticated dark neutrals.

On David: James Perse tanktop in white ($37), 7 Diamonds Last Dance in black ($48 on sale from $80), Kostym by Cheap Monday Mod Jacket ($140), Converse by John Varavtos Chuckin' Skinnies in black ($150), Paul Frank Occasional Voyager sunglasses ($96)

On Josh: Apolis Activism Classic Woven ($124), Modern Amusement Riva Reversable Sweater ($115), Apolis Activism Classic Trouser ($112)

On Kris: Howe Take Over shirt ($125), Cheap Monday Louis cardigan ($55), Orthodox Blake pants ($218), Paul Frank Crafty Engineer sunglasses ($103), Phenomenon Beyond Description bracelet ($190)

On Filipp: Howe Feel Me blazer ($150), James Perse tanktop in black ($37), Paper Denim & Cloth Slim Beamer ($110), Phenomenon Beyond Description Bear Claw necklace ($110), TOY ME Jack necklace ($230)

On Xavier: Kostym by Cheap Monday trench ($155), Sustainable Collective Duke vest ($96), Apolis Activism Classic Woven ($124), Apolis Activism Classic Trouser ($112)

On Chris: Orthodox Chaucer jacket ($297), James Perse V-neck in black ($27 on sale from $46), Crate James in black/grey ($145), Modern Amusement 18s sunglasses ($137)

On Kenneth: Apolis Activism Pendleton jacket ($328), Howe Till It's Gone shirt in white ($75 on sale from $125), Converse by John Varvatos Chuckin' Skinnies in blue ($150)

Thanks to everyone who came out to show their support and for their contributions towards such a worthy cause.