The Chap Magazine. No 95 Spring 2018 royalty, rakes and archaeology


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Issue #95

The 95th edition of The Chap is full of royalty, rakes and archaeology


Interview:Colleen Darnell, the Egyptologist who always excavates in vintage clothing

Vanessa Kirby:The actress who played Princess Margaret in The Crown on how she fell in love with her character

Mods to Suedeheads:The evolution of a street style that always paid attention to sartorial detail

Jump The Gun:fashion photo shoot with some Brighton mods and their three-button mecca

Aero Leather:Edward Marlowe on this iconic British clothing brand

Archaeologist Chic:Sandra Lawrence on the dapper diggers of yesteryear

Lipstick MuseumA visit to a Berlin museum entirely devoted to cosmetics

TelevisionNetflix’s The Crown turns the royal family into high drama

Get the Look:The modern Archaeologist who wishes to maintain standards

Lord Rochester:The life and poetry of this 17th century rake, by his biographer Alexander Larman

Chap-hop Diary:More excerpts from Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer’s racy diary, this time from Los Angeles and Las Vegas

Amelia-Belle:our vintage style icon and pin up starlet

Grey Fox Column:David Evans on style for the mature chap

Belgian Beer:Olly Smith visits the Cantillon Brewery in Brussels

Pocket Knives:Why a gentleman should never leave the house without carrying steel

Pitti Uomo:Our American correspondent reports from this Florentine bastion of dandyism

William Cobbett:the man who formed his radical politics while riding around England on horseback

Photoshoot:Walker Slater let three models loose on their entire collection of tweed

The Queen’s Messenger:This mysterious mob of highly-trainded ex-army officers

The Rake’s Progress:News on a new tome that chronicles twenty stylish hellraisers

Vintage Events Guide:From racing at Chepstow to the Classic Boot Sale

Plus:The Butler, Am I Chap?, Crossword, Chap news and competitions