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15 Essential Everyday Carry Gifts
Everyday carry gifts need to tick a lot of boxes to be worthy of a place in someone’s daily setup. Functional design and durability are right up there, but they should also add a little style to the setup too. After all, if you’re going to be using something regularly, you should enjoy the way it looks and feels. Luckily, these 15 essential everyday carry gifts deliver on all of the above, so rest assured that special someone is going to be stoked…
Big Idea Design TPC Titanium Pocket Clips (from $40)
Compact, multifunctional and built to last, these titanium pocket clips come in LED and Classic options to suit different needs. Both feature a 1/4″ hex bit driver, bottle opener and keyring opening. Additionally, the LED version includes a water-resistant 22-lumen LED flashlight, while the Classic version features a 1-inch / 2.5cm ruler.
KeySmart Pro (US$ 59.99)
The KeySmart Pro is great for keeping keys tidy and jangle-free on the go. But it also offers a range of other handy features in a design that slips easily into a front pocket. Can’t find your phone? Press the integrated Tile button to make your missing phone ring. Lost your keys? Make your keys ring through your phone to find them easily. Additionally, an inbuilt LED flashlight and bottle opener add further functionality to this versatile EDC piece.
Pioneer Ion Wallet (US$ 60)
Sleek, strong and simple, the Ion Wallet is a great choice if you like minimalist wallets that endure everyday demands with ease. Made with 10XD™ ripstop fabric, this tough and waterproof wallet is backed by a 10-year guarantee. The Ion holds 6 to 8 cards and folded cash, with two slots for organization.
Bellroy Minimalist Set (US$ 99)
Slim, stylish and practical, this suave set looks and works equally great in business environments and about town. The set includes the Slim Sleeve, a compact and chic bifold for cards and cash with quick-access slots and convenient storage for infrequently used cards too. Also featured in the set is the Key Cover, a classy way to carry 2 to 4 keys in a pocket-friendly, clink-free design with a straightforward and efficient magnetic closure.
Olight M2R Warrior Bundle (US$ 99.95)
Rugged and reliable, the Olight M2R Warrior is a rechargeable LED flashlight that offers up to 1500 lumens for visibility in a variety of urban and outdoor environments. The falshlight features both a side switch and tail switch, and comes with a USB magnetic cable, removable pocket clip, lanyard and holster.
TEC Accessories PicoPen Keychain Pen (US$ 19.95)
A pen is always handy to have in your EDC setup, and the pint-sized PicoPen won’t weigh you down with its compact and lightweight design. Small enough to attach easily to a keychain or slip in a pocket, the pen includes a magnetic cap for one-handed use. It utilizes a D1 style ink refill but is also compatible with Fisher pressurized refills SU1F, SU2F and SU4F.
Böker Plus Tactical Pen Cid Cal .45 (US$ 46.01)
If you’re after an EDC pen with a tactical edge, scope out this rugged option from Böker which can double as a self-defense tool. The bolt action pen features an inbuilt pocket clip and is made with anodized CNC milled aluminum for long-lasting durability.
Gerber Dime Multi-Tool (US$ 14.65)
Small in size but big on functionality, the Dime packs ten tools into a design that’s compact enough to fit easily in a pocket or secure to a keyring. Tools range from pliers and scissors to screwdrivers and a blade, so you’re prepped for a variety of day-to-day and DIY needs.
Bellroy Notebook Cover Mini (US$ 79.95)
Carry your EDC and travel essentials in tidy style with Bellroy’s Notebook Cover Mini. This elegant piece is crafted with premium leather and holds 4 to 6 cards, a notebook and passport, with space for a pen too. And with its magnetic closure you can access items easily and quickly on the go.
Leatherman Skeletool KBx Pocket Knife (US$ 25)
Lightweight, small enough to fit in a pocket, and backed by a 25-year guarantee, the Skeletool KBx is a solid choice if you want a reliable and versatile pocket knife. The combination blade handles a variety of cutting needs, and the inbuilt bottle opener gives you ready access to a refreshing brew after a hard day’s work.
Seiko SKX007J1 Analog Diver’s Watch (US$ 299) with NATO Strap (US$ 17)
Water resistant up to 200 meters, durably built, and featuring luminous hands and markers, this is a great choice if you want a watch with everyday dependability and functionality. Plus you can make it extra special by swapping out the strap for a NATO strap (available in a choice of sizes) for increased personalization and awesomeness.
Mystery Ranch Urban Assault (US$ 139)
Built tough to take a beating, the Urban Assault will endure years of demanding use whether you’re roaming city streets or outdoor wildernesses. The pack features a choice of pockets and a laptop sleeve that fits up to 15″ tech, with the legendary 3-ZIP opening providing ready access to gear throughout the pack.
Peak Design Everyday Backpack 20L – Exclusive (US$ 259.95)
Peak Design’s Everyday Backpack combines great top and side access, expandability and flexible organization into a sleek pack that looks good in the office but is durable enough to embrace outdoor photography trips or travel use. And this exclusive Huckberry colorway looks darn fine wherever the day may take you.
Black Ember V4M – Huckberry Exclusive Bundle (US$ 325)
Black Ember’s V4M bundle employs modular design to let you quickly and easily tailor your carry setup to changing needs. The bundle includes the V4M pack and two Compression Cubes that are great for storing camera, EDC and travel gear securely and neatly. And with a lifetime guarantee, you can relax knowing your carry gear will stand up to a demanding lifestyle.