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Making a Fordite and Gold Ring

Making a Fordite and Gold Ring

Fordite, also known as “Motor City agate” is made from layers of baked-on paint that piled up along automotive assembly lines. Its abstract patterns are revealed as its cut and polished. Watch as jewlery maker Patrick Adair combines the material with rose gold and black diamonds to make a spectacular piece of wearable art.

Casio Data Bank Resin Watches

Casio Data Bank Resin Watches

Casio’s classic calculator watch gets a new look at a bargain price. In addition to performing basic math, these retro-modern wristwatches feature an inverted LCD screen, dual time, alarm, and calendar functions. They come wrapped in a durable resin case with a color-matched strap. Available in beige, army green, or blue.

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Rolex Retirement Plan

Rolex Retirement Plan

While Antiques Roadshow was visiting West Fargo, ND’s Bonanzaville, a U.S. Air Force veteran stopped by with a Rolex Oyster Cosmograph watch he purchased in the 1970s for about $350. While that was a lot of money back then, his investment truly paid off, especially since he never wore it, and saved all of the original paperwork.

DudeRobe

The DudeRobe is a cozy cotton/terry bathrobe that passes as a sweatshirt hoodie. It’s perfect for lounging on the couch, but also for stepping outside to grab the paper on a chilly morning. Its belt is also permanently attached, so you’ll never lose it. Comes in navy blue or gray, with matching shorts also available.

EDC Maximizer Husky 2.0

EDC Maximizer Husky 2.0

Vanquest’s zipper pouch is perfect for carrying a wide variety of small everyday gear. Inside, it’s got 21 elastic stitched channels which are stacked and staggered to maximize storage. It’s got flat pockets as well, and the whole thing can attach via MOLLE straps on its back. Made from water repellant 1000D Cordura.

Best Work Bags 2020

Best Work Bags 2020

If you’re going to schlep to work every day, you should be prepared for whatever the day might throw at you. A good bag is a good place to start, and Everyday Carry shares their top picks for backpacks, briefcases, and messengers for your daily essentials. We’re fans of the cavernous Manhattan Portage Deluxe Computer Bag.

Corkcicle Ivanhoe Cooler Duffle

Corkcicle Ivanhoe Cooler Duffle

Corkcicle’s Ivanhoe duffle is a stylish way to keep your food and beverages cold all day. It has a closed-cell foam insulation, an easy to clean food-safe liner, magnetic side pockets and a vegan leather base. It holds up to 48 cans or 24 cans and four wine bottles, and packs up smaller than other coolers when not in use.

Hublot Big Bang MP-11 Red Magic

Hublot Big Bang MP-11 Red Magic

Hublot’s bold red and black wristwatch is a mechanical marvel, with seven spinning barrels that give it an impressive 14-day power reserve. Its skeletonized 39-jewel movement provides just as much visual interest as its polished red ceramic case and bezel. Limited to just 100 pieces.

Maratac Dyneema Card Wallet

Maratac Dyneema Card Wallet

CountyComm’s limited-edition credit card holder is made from four layers of Dyneema, a super strong honeycomb matrix used for sailcloth. It’s got a cool see-through look, and pockets on both sides for cards. Holds up to 12 cards and 10 bills.

Best Automatic Watches 2020

Best Automatic Watches 2020

Unless you’re on perpetual vacation, everyone eventually needs to know the time. And you should have a reliable timepiece if you plan on showing up on time. Our pals at Everyday Carry picked the best self-powered men’s watches that never need batteries. We’re fans of the clean looking Maratac titanium field watch.

The Ultimate Sneaker Book

The Ultimate Sneaker Book

A 670-page anthology about the history of Sneaker Freaker and the world of sneaker collecting. It features the biggest sneaker moments and everything from famous to obscure sneaker brands. A special metallic red edition is available here.

Timex Expedition Scout Chronograph

Timex Expedition Scout Chronograph

A sharp looking everyday timepiece with subdials for minutes, seconds, and a 30 min timer with 1/20th of a second measurements. Has a bright Indiglo night light, and is water resistant to 100 meters, making it perfect for swimming or snorkeling. We particularly like the black case with blue face.

Number Cruncher Watch

Number Cruncher Watch

Designed by Onorio D’Epiro for Mr. Jones Watches, this whimsical timepiece offers up an image of a big blue monster chomping down on the time. As he plucks each hour from the sky, his belly fills up with minutes. If features a stainless steel case and strap, and is waterproof to 5 ATM.

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Tarvas Explorer Sneakers

Tarvas Explorer Sneakers

Finnish brand Tarvas makes these stylish go-anywhere sneakers with leather or Cordura uppers, and thick mudguards along their bottom edge. Their lug rubber outsoles offer great multi-surface traction too. They’re available from a handful of outlets around the globe, including C’H’C’M in NYC and Tanner Goods in Portland.

The Daily Leather Messenger

The Daily Leather Messenger

The Real Leather Company’s handsome messenger bag is perfect for carrying all of your everyday work gear, with room enough for a 15.6″ laptop. It’s got multiple pockets for accessories, and is made from premium top-grain cowhide. Available in classic or dark brown.

Citizen Promaster Altichron

Citizen Promaster Altichron

Citizen’s watch for adventurers packs an altimeter that can measure from 1,000 to 32,000 feet, along with an electronic compass. Thanks to Eco-Drive tech, it’s powered by everyday light sources. Comes in army green/black, black/black, and a particularly spiffy bronze/black colorway.

The Ultimate Boardgame Backpack

The Ultimate Boardgame Backpack

This oversized pack is just the thing for carrying board games to parties. It has an extendable main compartment for games, pockets for accessories, a notepad slot, two drink holders, and can be expanded with elastic box bands, a dice case, and other add-ons.

APG Military Sling Bag

APG Military Sling Bag

This sling style leather and canvas bag is perfect for carrying small items when traveling or hiking. It’s smaller than a backpack or traditional messenger bag, but big enough to carry a 9.7″ tablet, and has pockets for tissues, eyeglasses, mints, and other accessories.

Best Gym Bags 2020

Best Gym Bags 2020

Like many of you, we’re kicking off the new year with more time at the gym. If you’re going to work out on the regular, you need a place to keep a change of clothes, and other gear while you exercise. The guys at Everyday Carry are here with their picks for 10 bags which are great for toting your workout wear and other items.

Dango S1 Stealth Wallet Bundle

Dango S1 Stealth Wallet Bundle

Accessory maker Dango bundles its slimline S1 Stealth wallet with their MT03 stainless steel multitool, which combines a money clip with a comb, screwdriver, wrenches, a bottle opener, and a detachable spork. The wallet is made from a durable material called “DTEX,” and holds up to nine cards in its pockets.

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Chrome Urban Ex Tombstone Pack

Chrome Urban Ex Tombstone Pack

Chrome’s boxy black daypack is fully waterproof, with a lightweight, 100% welded construction. Its accessory straps on back are perfect for a bicycle “U” lock, and it has multiple accessory pockets, a top tote handle, and a padded laptop sleeve for up to a 13″ Macbook Pro.

Taylor Stitch Winslow Jacket

Taylor Stitch Winslow Jacket

With a design inspired by winter parkas, but with everyday style, Taylor Stitch’s Winslow is perfect for keeping warm and dry when the weather goes bad. It’s made from premium waxed canvas, with a full wool-blend blanket lining. The angled handwarmer pockets are a nice touch when you don’t have your gloves on.

Carbon Fiber Baseball Ring

Carbon Fiber Baseball Ring

Trust Ring Co’s striking piece of handmade jewelry is a truly unique gift for baseball fans. It’s been carved from real carbon fiber, and features an intricate baseball stitch pattern engraved around its edge, with a red finish for effect.

Behrens Spaceship Watch

Behrens Spaceship Watch

This analog watch features a truly unique mechanism for displaying time. As its central hub turns, two dials at the ends of its main hand rotate into position to display the hours and minutes. The resulting effect is like planets in orbit. The dials feature bright Super-LumiNova numerals.

Unigear Tactical Gear Pouch

Unigear Tactical Gear Pouch

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.

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