Everyday Carry: Envy

Jun 18, 2020

Category: Everyday Carry

The color green holds a unique space in our culture, especially nowadays. In fact, its usage depends largely upon the context. While red is most often associated with heat and anger, blue with calmness and tranquility, yellow with happiness and energy, purple with regalness and extravagance, etc, green can mean a great number of things. The most obvious, perhaps, is its connection to growth and renewal — due to the fact that green is the primary color of foliage. This primary association can also be said to connect to the “go green” environmentalist movement of today. Green is also associated with forward motion, as its the color used in streetlights to signify the instruction to proceed. Furthermore, it’s even been known to signify both arousal and illness. One of its most famous alternative associations (green with envy), however, can be traced back to none other than William Shakespeare in his play Othello: “Beware, my lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on.” Regardless of your own preferred association, there’s no denying the beauty found in the green gear found in this week’s everyday carry pocket dump.

Pioneer Carry Division Bifold Wallet

Made from an ultra-tough, water-resistant, high-density 3PN DWR nylon, Pioneer Carry’s Division Bifold Wallet can withstand a remarkable amount of punishment without so much as a scratch. It’s also designed to change shape to conform to both your carry style and the contents inside, holds 4-12+ cards and bills, and is machine-washable.

Purchase: $79

WACACO Nanopresso Portable Espresso Maker

Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and your car’s cupholder slots, the Nanopresso might just be the ultimate portable espresso maker. What’s better is that it doesn’t even require any electrical power; the whole thing is manually-controlled. It’s even compatible with both ground coffee and one-use pods.

Purchase: $80

Benchmade 940 Osborne Folding Knife

One of Benchmade’s most iconic silhouettes, the Warren Osborne-designed 940 is a gorgeous EDC blade with just enough bite. This particular version boasts a black-finished CPM-S30V steel reverse tanto blade mated to anodized aluminum handles. Of course, it’s also made in the USA and equipped with the brand’s reliable signature AXIS locking mechanism.

Purchase: $200

Autodromo Group B Series 2 Safari Watch

Autodromo’s Group B Series 2 watches were already some of the best automotive-inspired timepieces around. And they’ve got a welcome new edition in the dark green Safari edition you see here. Like its brethren, it still boasts an automatic movement, a titanium and stainless steel bi-metal case, an integrated bracelet, and a sapphire crystal.

Purchase: $975

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