10 Trending Essentials from February
Every day, readers like you proudly share their daily carries to the site. When you see something awesome in an EDC photo and click on it, you’re also letting other EDCers know you find that gear interesting. The most popular gear that get the most views and clicks climb their way to the top of the product feed on the right hand side of the homepage for the community to know what’s trending.
In this gear roundup, I’ll be highlighting some of the noteworthy essentials that topped the list this past (extra long) February. But a quick note before we begin…
The following list is not an exact top 10 ranking from the data. I filtered out some of the usual suspects you probably already know. I've picked a balanced variety of gear from the top 25 spots on the list worth checking out. So, what EDC was most popular? Let's find out…
As seen in: Action Carry from Pej, an Attorney in San Diego
Used by over 50 EDCers
The Suunto Core digital watch took the top spot last month. Despite its stealthy all-black finish, it stood out to readers with its unique look, bold size, and multi-functionality fit for tactical and outdoors applications alike.
Fisher Bullet Space Pen
As seen in: my edc bag from Emanuel Melendez
Used by over 560 EDCers
To those in the know, it’s no surprise the Fisher Space Pen tops this list at #2 and the most popular pen of the month. It’s commonly carried for its super pocketable design and write-anywhere performance.
As seen in: Pocket Dump from Duke in Maryland
Used by over 280 EDCers
Another crowd favorite, the Gerber Dime, rightfully secures its place as the fourth most-clicked item of the month. It’s known as an excellent keychain companion and affordable way to add standard multi-tool functionality to your EDC without the bulk.
Fortius Arms Keybiner
As seen in: My EDC from Boris in California
Used by over 25 EDCers
Key organizers have been popular recently, but the relatively new Keybiner from Fortius Arms caught the attention of readers after an even more streamlined keyring with its integrated carabiner clip and lightweight, skeletonized design.
Maxpedition Mini Pocket Organizer
As seen in: Maxpedition Mini from Vilde M, a nautical science student in Norway
Used by over 120 EDCers
If you’re like many discerning EDCers, you might look for two qualities in your gear: portability and functionality. So when you carry plenty of compact essentials to cover your bases, an organizer like this becomes quite compelling. The Maxpedition Mini is a go-to for EDCers with fuller kits, nabbing the 8th spot in February’s trending gear list.
Herschel Supply Co. Charlie Wallet
As seen in: Keeping Things Simple from Josue, a college student in California
Used by over 30 EDCers
Coming in at 9th most-clicked from the month is this affordable, widely available, and hip minimalist wallet. It's popular especially with students and young professionals, commonly seen in good company with other essentials on this list.
Jake Hoback Kwaiback
As seen in: Work Pocket Dump from Elden V, a heavy equipment operator in Pennsylvania
This beautiful knife from Jake Hoback had readers drooling over its clean lines and anti-bling materials, securing 11th place on the list. It’s no impulse buy, that’s for sure, but your money’ll get you a well-engineered titanium framelock flipper knife to carry for life.
Olight S1 Baton Copper
As seen in: My 2016 EDC from Bard, a computer technician in Norway
Used by 5 EDCers
Maybe it’s because of its eye-catching copper finish. Maybe it’s because it’s smaller than most lights you’ve probably seen before. Or maybe it’s just because this cutting edge light has some of the best features and performance currently available. Whatever the reason, readers found this light interesting enough to place it at spot #18 on the list.
Kershaw Shuffle 2
As seen in: Silver & Black Carry from Ken, a student in Singapore
Used by over 20 EDCers
This handy EDC knife came in at 19th place, appealing to EDCers with its rugged appearance, unique blade shape and grip texture, and added functionality in its integrated bottle opener handle. The best part? Its excellent value and affordable price.
Decadent Minimalist DM1
As seen in: 34/M/Safety Director from Brian in Maryland
Used by 5 EDCers
One last noteworthy piece of kit from the past month is this modern minimalist wallet, coming in at #22 most-viewed. It holds anywhere from 1-12 of your essential cards in its elegantly simple single-piece aluminum frame.