While we wouldn’t go so far as to actually personify our gear, we do think there’s a hierarchy of what should be closest to your heart. Put simply, the items you turn to the most are kind of like your utilitarian best friends. And, like friends, if your everyday carry gear is letting you down, it might just be time to upgrade it to a loadout that will serve you better in the long run. If this is sounding to you like it’s hitting close to home, you might want to have a look at this week’s blue-hued pocket dump. All the pieces here are handsome, reliable, and built to last for a very long time. They won’t let you down and, so long as you remember to stick them in your pockets, they’ll always be by your side.
The James Brand Hardin Carabiner Keychain
A stunning and sleek take on an alternative to traditional keychains, The James Brand’s Hardin is made from drop-forged aluminum that’s extremely tough while remaining lightweight. It also boasts a spring-loaded gate and a two-compartment design for safety and security in use.
Pioneer Carry Molecule Card Wallet
It took ten years for Pioneer Carry to develop the proprietary fabric used in building their 6-card, 3-compartment Molecule Card Wallet. But it was worth the effort, as this minimalist front pocket wallet is actually 10 times stronger than steel as a result. And it will conform to your preferred usage over time, making it perfect for years of carry.
Leatherman Signal Multi-Tool
A vibrant take on an outdoor-focused multi-tool, Leatherman’s Signal is lightweight — weighing in at 7.5 ounces — and compact — just 4.5 inches closed — yet it still boasts a whopping 19 built-in tools that range from pliers, to knife blades, to bottle and can openers, to a diamond-coated sharpener, and so much more.
Bamford Watch Department GMT Automatic Watch
A gorgeous and unique take on a travel timepiece, the Bamford GMT automatic watch you see before you is powered by a Swiss-made Sellita SW330-1 movement with a 42-hour power reserve, it’s built in the UK from polished stainless steel, and it has an anti-reflective sapphire crystal. This is how you track two timezones in style.