Looking for the perfect gift for surviving everyday life? Everyday Carry has you set with an awesome selection of 30 useful and affordable items, from watches to knives, from pocket tools to backpacks. There’s sure to be something for every guy on your shopping list.
THE BEST Watches
Inspired by the modern simplicity of classic early 1980s Swatch designs, Hodinkee’s special Sistem51 watch features a 42mm translucent black case, a brushed aluminum dial, luminous hour markers and hands, and a slick see-through case back which exposes its movement.
A timepiece inspired by motorcycle legend Burt Munro and his record run across Bonneville Salt Flats on an Indian Scout Streamliner. It features Munro’s lucky number “35”, a red calfskin strap, a sandblasted dial inspired by the salt flats, and the Indian Motorcycle logo on back.
Klokers presents a sweet new unisex timepiece that tells time using a pair of turning discs which rotate around a stationary indicator dial. It comes in three different color schemes, and offers a slick, interchangeable strap and accessory system. Check it out on Kickstarter.
We love the black, white, and blue graphics on Todd Snyder’s collab with Timex. Not only do you get the watchmaker’s famed durability and value, but an easy to read display inspired by race car gauges and the casinos of Monaco. We think they should have named it “Grand Prix.”
The latest timepiece from the consistently innovative Xeric Watches has a luminescent moonphase indicator and planetary objects which represent hours and minutes, as a starfield dances in the background. We’re particularly taken with the Blue IP colorway.
Designed to celebrate the 100th year of the UK’s Royal Air Force, this exclusive timepiece features propeller blade-inspired hands, and is decorated with metal and wood from actual RAF aircraft which flew in WWI and WWII. In stainless steel, white gold, and rose gold.
A look inside the studio at OVi Watch, where they use a combination of CNC carving and hand finishing to create sculpted timepieces from blocks of elm, cherry-tree, walnut, or teak wood. With a sapphire glass crystal and Swiss movement, they’re a steal, at under $200 each.
Seiko’s SRP aka Baby Tuna watches are “babies” only in the sense that they’re a tier below the SBN Tuna diver’s watch. But it’s still an imposing pro-grade 50mm watch. The SRP641 is on Massdrop for a limited time for just $230, but Amazon is just a few bucks more.
Klokers unisex analog wristwatch was inspired by 1960s style, and packs their unique spinning disk mechanism, which aligns the current time with a marker at the top of the face. Features easily interchangeable straps, and options like a pocket watch clip and desk stand.
Combining the style of a sportsman’s watch with modern tech, the solar-powered Edifice EQB501 connects to your phone via Bluetooth, and auto-syncs the precise time and the desired time zone. Features dual time zone dials, alarm, stopwatch, and phone finder functions.
The Marc is perhaps Original Grain’s most stunning watch design, packing chrono features in a brushed stainless steel case with elegant burled wood around on its face, bezel, and wristband links. It also comes in rosewood or ebony with espresso stainless.
Our pals at Everyday Carry gathered up the best gear they spotted last month, from useful and beautifully-designed knives, to tools that stow in an iPhone case, to compact and easy to carry wallets. But what we want most is that stunning bronze Helberg CH6 wristwatch.
There is nothing subtle or simple about Vacheron Constantin’s masterpiece. The Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 is a double-sided watch with 23 complications, including ones for the season, sunset and zodiac. It costs a cool $1 million.
Mr. Jones Watches‘ wonderful analog timepiece features an fanciful image of a happy tiger, based on a handpainted design by artist Fanny Shorter. The hours are displayed in the moon floating overhead, while the minutes are camouflaged in the tiger’s stripes.
Sped-up footage of the insanely complex Hautlence Moebius, a $250,000 timepiece that has a tourbillon movement that spins on a second axis as it moves. Hours are displayed on a turning chain, while minutes appear on the gauge at center. Here it is at normal speed.
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