Nixon deftly blends the digital and analog worlds with its Ripley wristwatch. It features a rugged, shock-resistant core with a stainless steel top plate. Its LCD background has chronograph, day/date, alarm, dual timezone, altitude, and temperature readouts and can be blacked out in City Mode for a cleaner look.
Waterfield’s squared-off Porter backpack is perfect for air travel. It fits in the overhead or under the seat in front of you, has a quick-access top for travel documents and other necessities, side pockets that expand inward, a foam-padded interior with compartments for a 16″ MacBook Pro and a 13″ laptop or tablet, and a pass-through for a roller bag handle.
Farer’s sublime Palmer watch has a GMT dual-time display with a Swiss-made movement and a beautifully pearlescent opaline dial. A fusion of ice-blue Super-LumiNova and ceramic sits behind black hour markers for a cool backlit glow, and we love the splash of orange on the second hand and five-second numerals. Limited to just 150 pieces.
Maker Connor Holland has previously shown us how he creates puffy metal objects by hydroforming. He teamed up with artist Hanna Clarkson to create a wearable armored puffer coat by welding together sheets of steel and then inflating them with compressed air or water. The finished suit looks like the Michelin Man and a Dalek had a child.
Filorosso’s belts are handmade from reclaimed fire hoses, with buckles and other hardware are made from bright-finish American steel. They make a great gift for first responders or anyone who wants to tribute our firefighters with 5% of proceeds going to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Tolkien fans know Gollum’s “precious” ring was made of precious metal. Enso Rings, however, makes a case for silicone with its Lord of the Rings collection. They’re flexible for comfort, with interior channels to keep fingers dry, and come in an array of designs inspired by peaceful life in the Shire and fierce battles against Sauron.
This lightweight, slimline wallet from accessory maker GRIP6 features a secure card slot that deploys credit cards with a gentle squeeze of its finger trigger. It has an elastic pouch on its back for extra cards or paper currency. If carbon fiber isn’t your thing, you can find more GRIP6 wallets on Amazon.
Tomtoc’s urban sling bag is smaller than a backpack but big enough to carry daily essentials. The crossbody bag is easy to wear, lightweight, and water-resistant. Its inside has enough room to hold an 11-inch iPad, accessories, tools, and more, while a zippered front pocket and open back pocket provide quick access.
Watchmaker AVI-8 teamed up with Capcom to create a limited-edition wristwatch based on the top-down shooter, 1942. The aviation-themed watch features pixelated planes from the game, skeletonized hands, a bitmapped date indicator, and a “12” marker in the game’s logo font. Each watch includes custom prints by artist Nache Ramos. Drops 7.28.2023.
The Water Coast makes every water adventure awesomer. Pro surfer Mason Ho redesigned the bestselling waterproof shoes in a deep purple color with a subtle coral print, a nod to the tattoos that the Ho Surfing Dynasty champions all share. The non-slip soles, breathable mesh lining and perforated upper keep things nice and cool.
We love the bag collection for sophisticated city dwellers by Troubadour and London shirtmaker Thomas Pink, two British brands that exemplify quality materials and craftsmanship. Pink’s fastidious details — like matching shirt pouches — dress up four signature pieces: the Apex Backpack, Caboodle Tech Case, Embark Duffle, and Pathfinder Slim Briefcase.
There’s no dog left behind on hikes with Chums’ Trail Dawg Waist Pack. Made from durable rip-stop nylon with a water-resistant finish, it’s got dual water bottle holders for a dog and a human or two dogs, a collapsible dog bowl, a pocket for treats, and a transparent phone sleeve with touch screen functionality.
This compact sling bag is great for carrying everyday accessories like a phone, pocket tools, and a wallet. It’s made from water- and puncture-resistant polyester and has five zippered compartments, Molle-compatible webbing, and D-rings for attaching items. It’s also got a spot on the front for attaching a hook-and-loop patch.
This military-style zippered pouch is ideal for carrying small tools, accessories, and emergency supplies. It has offset elastic loops for holding tools, and its clamshell design can be opened either flat or into a 90º platform configuration. Made from 1000D Nylon with dual zippers and metal snaps for attaching to MOLLE webbing.
This black and white wristwatch serves as a reminder that time passes too quickly. The analog timepiece has intentionally blurry numbers to give the illusion of movement. It has a stainless steel case and sits on a black leather strap. It’s part of designer Jason M. Peterson’s Times collection for Projects Watches. Pre-orders save 20% for a limited time.
Nixon’s 45L Escape can be carried over the shoulder like a duffel bag or worn as a backpack. It has a spacious main compartment, a zippered pocket on the inside of its lid, and exterior straps which can hold a skateboard. It’s made from a mix of polyester and recycled plastics, including some pulled from the ocean.
Every biker needs a good pair of pants to protect from road rash. Australian motorcycle apparel company SA1NT makes the world’s strongest single-layer denim jeans. Now, its stretch Engineered Collection has hip and knee armor and is 120% stronger than regular denim, providing CE AA accident protection against burns and abrasion. Straight fit or slim.
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.
Istvan of Custom Watches World takes Casio’s AE-1200 digital watch and makes it much cooler. He modifies the watch with a negative LCD screen and heat treats its stainless steel bracelet for a variegated look. He also performs a hydromod, filling its interior with silicone oil for improved viewing angles. He also mods watches with custom color displays.
The Reclaim Ocean watch features a unique case made from plastics that were destined for the ocean. Created by Timex using Tide Ocean Material, the plastic is collected from coastlines by fishermen, then washed and shredded to make this sustainable material. The watch features an Indiglo light-up dial and a date window and is water-resistant to 30 m.
This series of 1″ enameled metal pins from DKNG pays tribute to classic arcade gaming, with four tiny machines to wear on your jacket or backpack. The Fly, Fight, Build, and Race machines incorporate sweet retro colors and graphics and a sparkly glitter-filled screen. The set is $10 off the regular price for a limited time.
This mid-size sling bag from WANDRD is wide and deep enough to carry a DSLR or mirrorless camera and its accessories. The weather-resistant bag is also great for your everyday gadgets, and can attach to WANDRD’s laptop case for easy carrying on your back. It’s also available in 3-liter and 9-liter sizes.
How can a wallet be smart? Simple – it has a way to be found if you lose it. Most of the wallets on Everyday Carry’s list of smart wallets include a place to insert an Apple AirTag, making it easy to track its location from your phone. Selections include the hard-shelled Ridge Carbon Case and the soft leather Billfold Wallet 2.0 from Geometric Goods.