Everyday Carry: Imperial

Dec 31, 2019

Category: Everyday Carry

When it was first put into production, investors and studios alike didn’t have much faith that Star Wars would be a success. Now, over 40 years and 9 blockbuster films later, there’s no denying the vast and near-ubiquitous impact of this sci-fi franchise. And while much of that can be credited to its family-friendly, relatable storylines, much of its success is undoubtedly the product of the series’ iconography. From the black-clad Darth Vader to the vibrant-yet-deadly lightsabers and everything in-between, there are so many recognizable designs to come out of these movies. In fact, this week’s everyday carry pocket dump was inspired by one of their most iconic characters — the Stormtrooper. The anonymous soldiers of the Empire, Imperial Stormtroopers boast an intimidating and timeless visage, alongside an iconic black-and-white colorway that, for many fans, more than makes up for their horrendous aim and vile nature.

Word Pocket Notebook

Made in the USA, Word’s handsome and handy pocket notebooks — which come in packs of three — boast 48 lined pages between their beautiful covers and fit easily into either your front or back pocket. For those who still know the value of the written word, these are invaluable.

Purchase: $10

The James Brand Stilwell Pen

Machined from lightweight and durable aluminum, this twist-off ballpoint pen — which houses a D1-style ink cartridge — is the perfect hard-wearing companion to your pocket notebook. It’s also plenty compact for pocket storage, measuring up at 3.5″ closed, and comes with an attached lanyard for easy and quick extraction.

Purchase: $50

CRKT Provoke Morphing Karambit Knife

A unique spin on Joe Caswell’s already singular Kinematic technology-equipped Provoke “morphing karambit” knife, the Imperial White edition still boasts everything that made the original a fan favorite — including a D2 hawkbill blade, anodized aluminum handles, and a unique ring locking system.

Purchase: $200

Luminox Navy SEAL 3507.WO Dive Watch

This Luminox diver watch is tough enough to take on some of the world’s harshest environments — thanks to its durable fiberglass case, 200m water-resistance rating, tempered scratch-resistant mineral crystal, and reliable movement. But its all-white colorway also gives it a stylish streetwear edge.

Purchase: $395

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