Hi-Vis Spring Essentials
A Huckberry Collaboration
Spring has sprung. It's time to ditch your winter coat, say goodbye to all those pockets, and get back outside. While the warmer weather is a welcome change of pace, it's not always sunshine. Spring usually means rain, so it's important that your EDC gear has some level of water resistance. It’s also the time of year to reintroduce more color to your wardrobe, so why not brighten up your gear too? A bit of color in your EDC also serves a practical purpose — it makes it easier to find your gear, especially in the outdoors. In this loadout we've curated with help from our friends at Huckberry, you can find some weatherproof gear and hi-vis essentials to cover your bases in style this Spring.
Deep Blue Dive Watch
For a watch that’s easy to read outdoors and durable enough to survive in it, check out Deep Blue Watches. These rugged, professional-grade dive watches measure in at a highly legible 44mm, complete with Super Luminova lume for easy time-telling in low light. 316L stainless steel case construction lets it stand up to daily wear and tear, while water resistance to 330m keeps it ticking even after a dip. Lastly, a rubber strap keeps it comfortable even when wet.
Magpul DAKA Waterproof Pouch
For a convenient way to carry loose gear while keeping them protected from the elements, reach for a gear pouch. The DAKA Pouch from Magpul is bright orange for visibility outdoors, but more importantly, it’s waterproof. YKK zippers and reinforced polymer fabric keep water at bay to protect your portable tech like phones and cameras. Carabiner attachment points also make it easier to carry when you have to go hands-free.
Pacifico Optical Campbell Sunglasses
Now that the sun's out for longer every day, it's a good time to invest in a pair of shades. These Pacifico Optical Campbell sunglasses protect your eyes from annoying glare, and look good doing it. They sport German-engineered Zeiss lenses, some of the best lenses the world over for everything from eyewear, to cameras and binoculars.
EDC Compact Kit
This compact EDC kit includes a knife, a dual-function screwdriver and a multitool, all packed neatly into an ultra-compact carry system from Keysmart's Extended base chassis. The kit includes some essential gear don’t want to be without, no matter the situation, like a Griffin Pocket Tool, bit-driver with a reversible Phillips/flathead bit, and a super compact folding blade.
BucknBear Abalone Shell Folder
When you only have pockets to haul all your gear, a small compact folder might be the perfect addition to your EDC. BucknBear makes uniquely designed knives that have a look you don’t usually find in your average knife, and the Abalone Shell Folder is a perfect example of that. Abalone shell handles wrap its stainless steel frame for a polished, iridescent finish while complementing the patterned Damascus blade. Looks aside, its 2” Damascus steel blade is extra tough, with a capable VG10 steel core.