There are tons of great items that we recommend for your daily load out, but we have to give an extra special shout out to Everyday Carry’s latest list – which celebrates gear made by companies owned or operated by the brave men and women who defend our great nation.
Jason Fernandez takes retro hard-sided briefcases and kits them out with a Raspberry Pi-powered arcade emulator, an LCD screen, a removable arcade joystick, light-up buttons, and a lithium ion battery pack for portability. Now you can pack your Pac-Man anywhere!
Herschel Supply Co. emblazoned the logo and slogan of skateboard truck maker Independent on some of its most popular products, including the Packable Duffle Bag and the Packable Daypack. Available in three colorways, and perfect for skateboard fanatics.
Satechi’s laptop case is covered with a stylish nylon fabric that protects your laptop and small items from getting wet when it starts to rain. The main compartment is also fully padded to protect against sudden drops and scratches. Available in 13″ and 15″ sizes.
Designed for serious rowers, but great for any wet environment, Scull & Sweep’s fully-waterproof bag is made from double ripstop nylon, has a no-stitch construction, and a heavy-duty zipper to ensure its contents stay dry, no matter what. Comes in 36L and 47L sizes.
Alms’ 12L Cargo Tail bag is designed to be strapped over a motorcycle’s tail. It’s perfect for city riders who don’t want to wear a backpack while on their bike. It’s made of water-resistant canvas, has a rubberized base with a hidden pocket, and comes with a removable cargo net.
Looking for a cleanly-styled backpack? Look no further than the Hank – a sleek, lightweight pack perfect for everyday wear. It’s got 2 large zipper compartments, and an organizer compartment up front, and a padded laptop sleeve. Available in grey or navy blue fabric.
Best Made Company’s limited edition backpack is made from Dyneema, making it lightweight, water-resistant and impervious to tears and punctures. It’s main compartment is also front-loading, so you can lay it flat for easy packing and unpacking. Limited to 40 pieces.
Organize and carry all your gear in this cleanly designed backpack, which has room not only for a 15″ laptop in its padded compartment, but packs a 10,000 mAh lithium-ion battery pack inside for keeping your other gadgets charged. Save 68% in The Awesomer Shop.
JACE.design offers drinkware, phone cases, posters and more that you can customize with a print of your desired location or coordinates. For the cases, bags and posters, you can zoom in on or out of the location and pick from a handful of drawing styles.
Icemule’s upcoming Boss backpack cooler has 1.2″ thick closed cell foam and a rolltop design to keep food and drinks cold for days. It also has insulated external pockets, MOLLE webbing, bungee cords, ventilated back and carrying straps, and sternum and hip straps.