Everyday Carry

Early Black Friday 2023 EDC Deals Happening Right Now

Authored by:
Mikey Bautista
Reviewed by:
Bernard Capulong
Founder and Editor-in-Chief
14+ Years Reviewing EDC Products
Early Black Friday 2023 EDC Deals Happening Right Now

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We're closing in on that time of year when we brace ourselves and our wallets for the onslaughts of steals and deals for Black Friday. You know the drill: brands and retailers have been saving their biggest sales of the year for the big week(end). Now's the best time to grab some new everyday carry gear for yourself or shop for holiday gifts, all while saving some dough. But you don't have to wait until Black Friday to score a deal for yourself. Plenty of great deals are already live leading up to the big event, and we've rounded up the best we could find on EDC gear in this guide.

UPDATE: Our Black Friday/Cyber Monday coverage continues over on our final Cyber Monday deals post!


  • Huckberry: Up to 40% OFF Drop 1, ends Wednesday, November 11th at midnight




  • Gear Infusion: 20% OFF sitewide with free first class shipping on orders >$35 with code BLACKFRIDAY23
  • Gerber: Up to 50% OFF select multi-tools through to November 20th


  • Alpaka: Up to 30% OFF select items
  • Aer: 20% OFF sitewide with code SAVE20 through to November 27th
  • GORUCK: Up to 45% OFF select footwear, apparel, rucks, and gear
  • Mystery Ranch: 30% OFF Hunt and Outdoor Gear with code MRBLACKFRIDAY30


  • Ridge: Up to 30% OFF wallets, KeyCases, kits, and more, including a mystery wallet deal
  • Distil Union: Up to 25% OFF select items with code HOLIDAYHYPE
  • Dango: Up to 75% OFF select items

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Mikey Bautista

Director of Everyday Carry Operations

About the Author
Mikey Bautista is an everyday carry (EDC) expert who has been working with the EverydayCarry.com team for nearly a decade, starting with an interest in EDC as a hobby and ending up as a writer for the site in 2014. Through the years, he’s led the site in editorial content and writing about products across every category, from knives to bags to flashlights and everything in between, as well as discovering, bringing exposure, and building bridges with many brands in the industry. Today, he is the site's Director of Everyday Carry Operations, leading the editorial team and managing day-to-day operations.

He has lived through many personal and professional lives, spending nearly a decade in the workforce management industry, a minor career in gaming, and has lent a hand with entrepreneurial efforts back home in the Philippines. He has also been an active participant and helped build a number of significant social communities online, both for EDC and his other hobbies.

Mikey has been at the cusp of gaming, technology, and the internet since the ‘90s and continues to lend his experience, expertise, and authority to all his pursuits. When not online, in a game, or watching movies, you'll find him in the gym, speedrunning his next hobby, or talking at length about EDC with anyone willing to listen.

Bernard Capulong

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

About the Reviewer
Bernard Capulong is an everyday carry (EDC) gear expert, entrepreneur, all-around nerd, and the founder and editor-in-chief of EverydayCarry.com—the largest online community for EDC gear enthusiasts. Since founding Everyday Carry in 2009, he’s built over a decade of experience in the industry, reviewing and highlighting brands and products, including pocket knives, flashlights, wallets, watches, bags, pens, and much more.

Bernard is known for bringing everyday carry out of obscurity and into the mainstream, having been published or featured in various publications such as GQ, TIME Magazine, The New York Times, VICE, HYPEBEAST, Outside, and many others. He has also played a part in curating, designing, and developing digital and physical products, resulting in successful crowdfunding projects or limited edition collaboration products with established softgoods brands. He stays on the pulse of the EDC industry by attending trade shows, participating in online interest communities, and actively engaging with fellow gear enthusiasts on social media.

In addition to being the editor-in-chief and main social media personality for EverydayCarry.com, Bernard is an avid gearhead and collector in general. His personal collections span technical bags, fountain pens, digital cameras, retro gaming hardware, personal hi-fi audio gear, and mechanical wristwatches, to name a few. Bernard Capulong is a prominent figure and trusted authority in the everyday carry industry with a career dedicated to helping people discover this hobby and stay prepared with quality gear.

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