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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXHi4k0xiPw&t=21s Putting a watch on a winder is a polarizing topic in the watch world.  Some say that a winder will ruin your watch whereas others say that winders are the most useful thing since the watch itself was invented, and then of course you have every opinion in between.  To further complicate the matter, the information supporting both sides...

A peculiar choice perhaps, but yellow lensed sunglasses can really add an intriguing and unexpected element to an ensemble. We’ve seen them pop up a few times in popular films, namely on Walter Sobchak (John Goodman) in The Big Lebowski and Raul Duke (Johnny Depp) in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. In these cases, the yellow tinted lenses...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2qq6NAlAlY Gentlemen…… I’m back. I lost my way. It’s been nearly 2 years since I last posted and it is 9 years to the day, April 4th 2011, that I started The Fine Young Gentleman. I have missed the menswear content game; finding new brands and reviewing brands, opining on style, and all of the other stuff I...

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The online men’s dress shoe space has been busy welcoming new brand after new brand over the past few years. This is a good thing for all of us men. It gives us, as consumers and menswear nerds, options.  And we love options. Sometimes moderation and restraint are difficult to exercise. But, sacrifices must be made. To that end,...

A black suit is a go to look for a lot of guys even though it shouldn't be. But why? A few reasons: contrast and coloring, context, tradition and its association with mourning. I'm not saying there is never a place for the black suit, there is. But for most guys and for most of the time, there are...

Let’s discuss cardigans, specifically those heavy chunky ones that are so at home in the late fall and winter seasons. In other words, right around this time of year.  There is something alluring about a heavy knit cardigan of wool and/or cashmere.  The good ones are enveloping and undeniably comfortable. The resulting aesthetic is cozy and casual, sometimes with a rakish...

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So many times I have been asked 'what is the first suit I should buy?'.  My answer is almost universally the same thing: a solid navy or grey suit.  But the answer does not stop there, there really is much more to it.  To best help you guys get the best suit you can, I'd like to share some...

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Christmas is in 10 days.  Scary, I know.  If you guys feel like I do, this year passed by at an exceptional rate.  Arguably too fast.  For those that have not done all of your shopping yet, there is still time to do so.  As a little bit of last minute gift inspiration I'd like to offer up my 2017 Last...

carl friedrik briefcase review

Today we shall discuss and review the Palissy bag from Carl Friedrik (f/k/a Oppermann London, link). Like many of the brands I review, I have been keeping tabs on Carl Friedrik for a few years and have been asked about the brand by friends and readers. But unfortunately, until recently I had no personal experience with the brand so...