A great high-quality knife is an essential to any solid everyday carry arsenal. This high-quality Hogue X5 Folder Knife ($209) from custom knife maker and designer Allen Elishewitz is one of the best on the market. The knife blade will always be safe and securely folded away using a brand new mechanism that uses stored up kinetic energy (created by you the user when you carry the knife around) and then releases it with the touch of a button. It also includes a strong and secure safety feature to ensure there’s no accidental release. The 3.5-inch spear pointed blade is made from CPM154 stainless steel that’s been cryogenically improved to ensure a sharp and effective cut every time.
3sixteen and Handsome Coffee Roasters out of Los Angeles, CA have gotten together and created a coffee kit that will allow you to create a great cup of coffee anywhere you go. The 3sixteen x HCR Travel Coffee Kit ($325) has everything you need to have that great cup of coffee in the morning. No more bad hotel coffee. Everything comes in a bag that is handmade by Teranishi Handcrafted in Chicago. The leather is water-resistant; infused with waxes and oils over 28 days. The kit includes an Aeropress, filters, a 12oz bag of HCR coffee beans, a mini hand grinder and a digital scale. There is nothing like the ritual of creating a great cup of coffee with great gear wherever you are.
If you're serious about your audio then consider getting the headphones sought after by the top audio engineers in the industry. The Audio-Technica M50X Headphones - Blue ($190) have proprietary 45mm large-aperture drivers with copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils. These drivers give you amazing clarity throughout the entire frequency. Additional features include professional quality ear pads, ear cups that swivel 90-degrees, and a detachable cable. The M50X are available in Blue, White ($170), and Black ($170).
If you love BMW's then you better plan a trip to Japan next month. BMW is selling 10 units of its BMW M5 Nighthawk ($182,000). Talk about scarcity. The Nighthawk will have a black matte finish with matching 20-inch dubs. The parts that are usually chrome are all painted dark to flow with the rest of the vehicle. The interior is Merino Orange leather with carbon trim. The M5 4.4 liter V8 M TwinPower Turbo engine will get your 575 horses and reach 62 mph in 4.2 seconds. The only thing this guy is missing is the Batman logo.
The TIK: The World's Leanest Keychain ($49), lets you put your keys the same places you put your credit cards. It's made from a Yaban SLA bicycle chain and can be customized to fit as many keys as you need. The best part is that no matter how many keys you carry it will always be thin. Additional benefits include a 40% weight savings over regular key chains, greater leverage when turning in the lock, and an unlimited number of keys. The Kickstarter is offering 48 of the most popular key blanks available which covers 95% of all keys used.
The Austin-based company Jarvis is famed for their beautiful authentic wooden paddle boards. Jarvis Boards ($1875+) are designed and constructed to ensure they only have minimal impact on the environment and are lightweight and fully functional. These beautifully handcrafted boards are perfect for professional and casual use and are made from a variety of materials for a unique look.