Everyday Carry: Nine-Eleven

Jun 12, 2019

Category: Everyday Carry

Originally released in 1963, the performance-focused Porsche 911 might just be the single most iconic sports car ever made. At the very least, it’s been the truest to its original intent — a driver’s vehicle made almost exclusively for the joy of the ride — since its inception. And while there have been subtle stylistic variations over the years, every single member of the 911 family is distinctly recognizable as a Porsche. This purity of purpose and styling, we believe, has played a huge part in the timelessness of Porsche’s flagship car and helped it to cultivate a cult-like following that’s as strong today as it ever was. It’s this fanfare and automotive excellence that has inspired us to put together this week’s everyday carry pocket dump. Whether you just want to show off your allegiance or you need a loadout fit for your favorite ride, this pocket gear will suit you just fine.

Riparo Reverse Stitched Driving Gloves

While you don’t need a pair of driving gloves to enjoy the road, they certainly help solidify a sense of purpose in the activity — that you’re there for the joy of the activity, rather than simply getting from A to B. And these supple deerskin leather ones manage that brilliantly without hampering your ability to use technology, as the fingers are made to be touchscreen compatible.

Purchase: $60

Formawerx Homage 911 Key

Made to celebrate the uniqueness and style of Porsche’s 911 and its racing heritage, each of these gorgeous, precision-machined keys is meticulously crafted and serialized to match your classic vehicle. In fact, even the Signal yellow and Guards red color highlights were made to match exactly to period-correct vehicles. Made from the same 303 stainless steel used by Porsche in their factory, this USA-made version is corrosion-resistant, practically indestructible, and simply gorgeous.

Purchase: $400

Porsche Design P’8478 Sunglasses

Built from lightweight titanium and featuring scratch-resistant polycarbonate lenses, these exclusive specks are the world’s first to feature an interchangeable lens mechanism — so you can swap them out on-the-fly without any fuss. Mate that with timeless aviator styling and these glasses might just be the last pair you ever buy.

Purchase: $490

Tag Heuer Formula 1 Chronograph Watch

Inspired by one of the world’s best forms of racing, this hefty chronograph boasts a number of handy, built-in features — like a 60-second timer and a tachymeter. It’s also equipped with a Swiss-made quartz movement, is waterproof to 200 meters, has a titanium carbide-coated case and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, and even comes with a lifetime’s worth of free battery replacements.

Purchase: $1,828

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