The 25 Best EDC Gifts for Men 2015
The Everyday Carry Holiday Gift Guide
If you’re like us, finding the right gear to EDC for ourselves is hard enough. Trying to find a holiday gift for another like-minded EDCer can be daunting, if not utterly exhausting. How do you pick something they’ll appreciate, actually use, and be proud to carry? Our holiday gift guide should help. We’ve broken down 25 gift ideas for any kind of EDCer on your list.
Tactical EDC Gifts
Gear tough enough for active duty or those who put their gear to seriously heavy use.
- Olight M1X Striker: Tactical strobe, aggressive bezel, and a size suitable for self-defense.
- Maxpedition SPIKATA Tactical Pen: A low profile, highly tactical aluminum jotter that takes Fisher Space Pen refills.
- Direct Action Messenger Tactical Bag: Unique laser-cut MOLLE design in a rugged, water-resistant Cordura 500D package.
- Chris Reeve Small Carbon Fiber Sebenza 21: A lighter, tougher, sleeker upgrade to an all-time legendary EDC.
- Spec Ops THE Wallet J.R.: Multiple carry options for both the wallet and its contents, unique “Shark-Bite” closure, made in the U.S.A. with a lifetime warranty.
Classy EDC Gifts
For the carry that has everything, you can't go wrong with these timeless picks.
- Case Sodbuster Jr.: A traditional slipjoint design for the modern gentleman.
- Fisher Bullet Space Pen in Gold Lacquered Brass: An EDC favorite dressed to the nines.
- Timberland Cavalieri Zip Wallet: A secure wallet from folks who know their leather.
- Zippo Vintage Replica Brass Lighter: Solid brass for fire in your pocket in more ways than one.
- Fossil Townsman Stainless Steel Watch: An elegant leather and brushed steel timepiece to take on weekend excursions.
Tech EDC Gifts
Modern gear for the mobile EDCer.
- Foursevens Quark Smart Bluetooth Programmable Light: A highly connected and highly configurable EDC light.
- Anker 2nd Gen Astro E3 10000mah Battery: Gift the peace of mind of having a full charge with this top-rated battery.
- Leatherman Squirt ES4: A handy keychain tool to teach those pesky wires who's boss.
- SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive: It doesn't get much smaller and faster than this.
- Cocoon GRID-IT 15” Laptop Backpack: Not enough organization in your bag? Not a problem.
Outdoors EDC Gifts
Gifts for the outdoorsy types who would rather be on the trail, but still gear up for the city.
- Ka-Bar Becker BK2: A versatile fixed blade with a great balance of size, features, and price.
- Leatherman Signal: An outdoor-focused multitool from one of the best in the business.
- Vanquest Husky Organizer: Extra large pocket organization with extra durable materials.
- Snow Peak Double Walled Titanium Mug: Pack light and drink more with this titanium tankard.
- Goal Zero Torch 250 Solar Panel Flashlight: Use sunlight to your advantage with this adaptable solar panel, charger, and emergency light.
Minimalist EDC Gifts
For those on your list with an appreciation for design and simpler living.
- Wingback Charcoal Wallet Kit: A kit for the minimalist on your list to make their own customized, high-quality leather wallet.
- Grovemade Black Oxide Key Ring: Sleek design, simple operation, and even pops your drink open.
- TEC Accessories Pixel: One of the smallest lights ever and still able to push out 25 lumens.
- Spyderco Dog Tag: Superior materials on one of Spyderco's skinniest slicers.
- Slow Mo 06 Watch: A solid stainless steel Swiss GMT movement so minimal it only needs one hand.
We hope you’ve gotten some great gift ideas from this guide. If you found it helpful or want to drop some hints for your own wishlist, please give it a share.