Looking to give a college or high school grad something truly useful for as a graduation gift? Everyday Carry has picked out an assortment of 10 great items, including pocket tools, tech gadgets, organizers, an elegant wristwatch, and a really sweet bolt-action pen.
Rapha’s oversize bike pack not only protects your gear from getting wet, it also ensures that your bicycle stays stable while it’s attached. It’s secured to both the seatpost and the saddle rails for stability. An aluminum spine and a three-point harness cinches the bag to compress it.
This compact nylon pack from OneTigris is just the right size for all kinds of small tools, gadgets, and everyday items. It features a large center compartment, zippered front and side compartments, MOLLE webbing, and can be worn as either a waist pack or shoulder bag.
Take care of business every day with Gearhuman’s hoodie, inspired by one of Elvis Presley’s tacky bejeweled costumes. Its 3D-illusion red, white, blue, and gold eagle print wraps onto the arms and back for full effect. Also available in t-shirt, long sleeve, and sweatpants styles.
So what is it exactly that makes a watch “tactical?” For starters, these military-style timepieces should be supremely durable, devoid of sparkly bits, reliable, and easy to read. Our friends at Everyday Carry picked out a few of their favorite models for you to choose from.
The Airman watch was originally designed for pilots, but its 24-hour display makes it an appealing timepiece for those looking for something a bit different. Its 25-jewel automatic movement has a 42h power reserve, and it comes in a stainless case with sapphire crystal.
Adv3nture’s backpack hides an insulated and waterproof cooler compartment in its base. The small pack can carry up to six cans, while the large pack can carry up to eight cans. It also has a paracord storage, a laptop compartment, a phone holder and a sunglasses case.
Vollebak’s 50,000BC Jacket is designed to keep you warm and dry even in extreme conditions. It has a nylon outer layer, a waterproof membrane, wool insulation, and a soft and breathable polyester inner layer. Its large hood keeps air around your head. It’s also available in red.
5.11 versatile and capable pack offers an interchangeable gear module on its back, letting you switch between expanded extra storage compartments or a unique Hexgrid, a webbing which can hold items horizontall, vertically, or diagonally. Available in 25L, 32L, and 40L sizes.
CoinCrafters makes beautiful rings out of Morgan dollar coins, which were produced in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The rings are available in polished silver, with a black patina, or colorized red or blue. They’re on sale at Touch of Modern as of this writing.
Immortalize your pet in plush and wearable form with these adorable and goofy looking slippers. Simply send along a photo of your pet of choice, and Cuddle Clones will get to work creating custom footwear for you to pad around the house in. Now if only our dog would bring us our slippers…
Keep your cards and cash in check with this slimline everyday wallet. It’s made from thin canvas-textured leather, and features a pull-tab compartment for up to 10 cards, two quickdraw slots in front, and a secret compartment in back. Available in black or blue. Save 28% in The Awesomer Shop.
Rugged gloves for hunting, ATV riding, paintball, or other outdoor activities. Made from a combination of microfiber, leather, lycra, and nylon, they offer great grip, protection, and utility. Available in full or half-finger versions for increased tactile feedback.
Sene’s FlexTech looks just as professional as other suits, but they’re actually as comfortable as sweats and hoodies. They’re made of wrinkle-resistant and four-way stretch fabric. You can customize your suit’s pockets, enclosure and cuffs. You can also get the blazer and pants separately.
This compact pouch has four pockets, offering up space for a pocket knife, lighter, phone, mini flashlight, pen, and more. It can be easily attached to MOLLE straps or other bags using a sturdy aluminum carabiner, and also has a belt loop attachment. Available in several colors.
From Guerrilla Group’s SS19 collection comes a lightweight yet durable, stretchable and water-repellent noragi jacket. The Memory Reflex resists scratches and has a Dyneema interior for further waterproofing. It also has lots of pockets and an adjustable rear hem.
Panerai’s dramatic black watch features a Carbotech composite case, giving it textured, matte finish, and a lightweight feel for its hefty 47mm size. It’s powered by a precise automatic-mechanical Swiss movement, has luminous markers, a day indicator, and a small seconds dial.
The upper of VIA Design Lab’s stylish sneakers is knit from yarn made from recycled plastic. It also has a membrane that keeps water, dirt, and odor out for up to 2 hours. Its heel can also be folded to turn the shoe into a more breathable low-top. It comes in three colors.
The Reebok Alien Stomper 40th Anniversary OG is a reimagining of the iconic sneaker boots that Ellen Ripley wore in Aliens. The shoes take on a more traditional high top form, has a weathered finish, and features unused concept logos created by the Alien design team.
The Futurecraft Loop is a prototype running shoe with an upper, outsole and laces made entirely out of recyclable TPU. Paired with adidas‘ Boost midsole, the Futurecraft Loop is also made to be durable and comfortable. Its second generation is slated for general release.