Top 5 Stories of the Week: Watches We Love, Vintage Photos of Designers, Grooming Awards, Top Duffel Bags & Best of April Fools' Day

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1) 25 Watches We Want From Baselworld 2014


Finally the winters layers are coming off and men's wrists can emerge from a cocoon of sleeves. Our editors, just back from the Baselworld trade show, have identified 25 watches that impressed them from Rolex, Omega, Breitling, Tag Heuer, and other iconic brands.

For more timeless timepieces:

Video: Style Editor Eugene Tong's Guide to Black-on-Black Watches

Highlights from SIHH: The Top 9 Mens' Watches to Wear in 2014

What's On Your Wrist: Baxter of California's J.P. Mastey Has a Future Heirloom in this Rolex

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2) When They Were Young: Photos Of Fashion Designers In Their Youth


The men behind today's iconic fashion brands weren't always silver-haired foxes. From Karl Lagerfeld in the '60s to Marc Jacobs in the '90s, this photo timeline proves that these fashion gurus always looked dapper, even as budding designers.

For more fashion history:

Timeless 3-Piece Suits From 1930 to 2014

80 Years of Red-Carpet Style: What Leading Men Have Worn to the Oscars

Menswear Named After Real Men: 10 Jackets, Shirts, and Hats With Surprising Etymologies

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3) Vote for Your Favorite Grooming Products: The 2014 Details Men's Essentials Awards


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Every stylish man has at least one go-to grooming product that they swear by—whether it's hair wax that never quits, or hand cream that's more like a fountain of youth. Vote for your favorite to appear in the Readers' Choice results in the June/July issue.

For more must-have grooming products:

3 Masks that Start Working in Minutes: Collagen, Mud, and Clay

In Praise of the Sunday Shave

Blow Me: The Argument for Investing in a Professional Hair Dryer

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4) Weekend Warriors: The 10 Best Bags For an Overnight Trip


For a quick getaway, there's no bag more suited to the task than a weekender. The Details Network community spotted the 10 best duffels to pull double-duty: fashion and durability.

For more stylish yet practical man-bags:

We Want It: Bally's Rubberized Leather Sirtak Duffel Bag

10 Luxe Backpacks With Modern Silhouettes

Nathan Sawaya's LEGO Men Wear the Latest Shoes and Bags

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5) April Fools' Day Jokes That Will Actually Make You Laugh


It takes equal parts wit and courage for companies to pull off a fun April Fools' Day joke that isn't tacky and forced. Here are six jokes that managed to be tasteful, but just ridiculous enough—from a Cheetos perfume to an all-in-one wearable tech shirt.

For more eccentric news:

Turns Out You Can Tell How Smart a Man Is Just by Looking at His Face

The Best of the Internet's Response to That New York Times Monocle Story

5 Questions For the Woman Who Sculpted This Tiny Golden Penis

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