10 Must-Have Everyday Carry Items You Need In Your Rotation

2021 must-have everyday carry essentials

We have hand-picked ten of 2021’s best everyday carry essentials to help you navigate this year with ease. It is a perfect time to refresh your everyday carry collection from top to bottom and start anew. That’s why I’ve pulled the best everyday carry essentials for men from knives to boots, and camping tools to slim wallets. We have something for every guy here. In order to purchase any everyday carry gear that catches your eye here all you need to do is follow the links throughout this article to shop the full collection or pick and choose your favorites!

First up today we’ve got the throwback Timex 80 Retro Watch [$59] which comes in Black or Silver. This is from the PEAK 1980’s digital watch designs of Timex but it’s a throwback style that’s just as good today as it was years ago. It’s water-resistant, has an easy-read digital display, an expansion wrist band, and it’s perfect for everyday wear.

These Nisolo Emilio Chukka Boots ($143) are on sale today and marked down from their usual $160 price tag. They are handmade but expert leather craftsmen in Peru and lined with sheepskin leather for enhanced comfort, a hallmark feature of the best boots around. These boots feature a full-length soft sheep leather insole, a durable outsole, and they’re stylish for everyday wear across all of your outfits.

2021 must-have everyday carry essentials

The Wills Cashmere Waffle Stitch Pullover ($150) is a phenomenal layer. You cannot top cashmere when it comes to form, function, and feel. It’s simply the best. This Cashmere Waffle Pullover combines the most comfortable (and temperature-regulating) fabric with the best pattern around. It comes in three colors to choose from and is about to become your all-time favorite hoodie.

You can pair that cashmere hoodie with the You can pair that jacket with the Flint and Tinder 365 Pants (Tapered) in Navy ($98) which comes in six different colors and are perfect everyday pants. Even if jeans are your preferred style you’re going to love how these chinos frame your lower half. And they’re sold in every length x waist configuration you’re looking for.

Next up is the Tactica M.020 – Camping Tool Card ($35) which is an incredibly awesome and useful multi-tool you can tuck right into your wallet. On this compact credit card-sized tool you’ll get a Ferro rod fire starter, flat screwdriver, rope cutter, can opener, rope tensioner, tent leg puller, scraper, mini saw, and even a sundial! This is one of those super useful multi-tools that’s great to have on hand in a pinch but it’s perfect for camping.

2021 must-have everyday carry essentials

The Nite Ize S-Biner #3 ($6) is a steal at only six bucks. This high-quality stainless steel carabiner is built for hanging keys, camping gear, water bottles, and adjoining two items together. Six bucks!

Next up we’ve got the SOG Knives Flash AT Pocket Knife ($75). The D2 stainless steel blade measures 3.45-inches and is cryogenically heat-treated for world-class edge retention and durability. This lightweight and long-lasting knife fits comfortably in your pocket or on your belt and is perfect for everyday use.

Here we see the Red Wing Heritage Card Holder ($44) which is currently on sale. This wallet’s made in the USA using authentic S.B. Foot Tanning leather at their tannery based in Red Wing, Minnesota. It sits flat in your pocket and has four card slots + a central pocket for your cash.

2021 must-have everyday carry essentials

We round it out with the Roka Halsey 2.0 – Polarized Sunglasses ($145) which come in Bronze + Matte Root Beer (pictured here) or a Matte Black if you’d prefer. These lightweight 26 gram frames rest nicely on your face without putting too much pressure on there. These are built for staying active from running to golfing, hiking, and cycling. The lenses are covered with an anti-fog and anti-reflective coating as well as super-hydrophobic and oleophobic coatings for anti-spotting, fingerprint resistance, and easy cleaning.

We finish it off today with the all-new Evergoods CHZ26 Weather-Proof Daypack Backpack ($209) which is built to withstand literally anything you throw at it. Both the shell and lining have a polyurethane coating for dependable water-resistance. This is a large-compartment backpack that’s built from high-quality, PU-coated, 500D nylon and it’s been engineered for an ergonomic and comfortable fit even when it is filled to capacity. It has all sorts of everyday carry storage throughout and is perfect for everyday use, hiking, day trips, and more.

Let us take a look at all of this year’s best everyday carry gear one more time. You can shop the full collection and/or pick and choose any of your favorites by following the product links underneath the image below!

2021 must-have everyday carry essentials

[1] Timex 80 Vintage Watch [$59]

[2] Nisolo Emilio Chukka Boots [$143]

[3] Wills Cashmere Waffle Stitch Pullover [$150]

[4] Flint and Tinder 365 Pants [$98]

[5] Tactica M.020 – Camping Tool Card [$35]

[6] Nite Ize S-Biner #3 [$6]

[7] SOG Knives Flash AT Pocket Knife [$75]

[8] Red Wing Heritage Card Holder [$44]

[9] Roka Halsey 2.0 – Polarized Sunglasses [$145]

[10] Evergoods CHZ26 Weather-Proof Daypack Backpack [$209]

I hand-pick a collection of 10 Everyday Carry Essentials each day for you gentlemen and try to keep it as fresh as possible around here. Each day’s roundup of the best everyday carry gear for men includes a combination of apparel, accessories, and gear that are meant to have an immediate impact on your daily life. You can pick and choose your favorites from the collection or shop the complete set, whatever’s best for you. And if you happen to have any accessories or apparel that you believe deserves to be featured here you can always hit me up on Twitter at @casspa or email at cass@brobible.com.


Cass is a partner at BroBible and he’s been found here for the better part of a decade. He’s based out of Florida and you can contact him on Twitter at @casspa or via email cass@brobible.com

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