Welcome to the Urban EDC Showcase! Each week, we feature one member of the EDC community and the gear they rely on every day. Want to be featured? Submit your gear photo.
Judging from his exquisitely assembled carry, Theo is clearly a man of taste and style. What’s most admirable is how he funded his gear purchases by working hard at the Golden Arches while juggling a full school load. Read on for the full story of Theo’s carry, how he first got into EDC, and what’s next on his discerning gear radar.
Favorite EDC Tool:
Out of the items I listed, my favorite is unequivocally the Sebenza 21 Small. There’s just something about titanium that I really like. It has one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios of any metal and its properties are simply amazing. My other grail (not pictured) is a McGizmo Haiku also in titanium.
What's On Your Gear Radar:
Please don’t even make me think about what I’m going to buy next. I’m trying to slow down on the purchases! But if there’s one piece of gear I’ve had my eyes on for a while, it would be a Hanko Trident in titanium. I don’t know if it’ll ever happen because of the lotto system and sky-high secondary prices but one can dream.
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From Long Island, Mark works as a lawyer and curates his EDC based on real-world requirements. Eschewing showpieces and safe queens, he only carries items that get used (and abused) on a daily basis. Read on to find out who are some of Mark’s favorite gear makers and how he deploys his spectacular EDC.
Growing up in northern Sweden among towering trees and mountains, Mats (@kaiser_mats) has always been drawn to the great outdoors. It’s from this love that gave rise to his interest in knives and tools. Read on for the rundown of Mat’s high-performance carry and learn all about his newfound interest in high-end flashlights.
From Düsseldorf, we chat with Felix (@new.knife.order) who works as a freelance photographer. His love for knives waned as he was growing up and was recently reignited when he stepped into a Victorinox Flagship Store. Read on to learn all about Felix’s EDC journey and what’s his favorite piece of gear in his carry.