EDC Christmas Gift Guide

One it comes to gifts for men this Christmas, one of the things that most will be hoping for is some additions to their EDC line up and, luckily, there are certainly no shortage of options to choose from with some great wallets and accessories to put under the tree.

If you’re not sure where to start when it comes to buying an EDC gift this Christmas, fear not, as we’ve taken the leg work out of it for you and compiled a list of some of the best EDC gifts for men below:

Wayfinder Daybreaker Bifold Wallet – $59

Wallets are the cornerstone of any man’s EDC line up and if you know someone is search of a new one, you’ll not find many better candidates for the job this Christmas than the Wayfinder Daybreaker Bifold Wallet ($59). Boasting a wonderfully minimalist aesthetic, this superb looking wallet can hold multiple boarding passes, currency from around the world, and up to 16 cards. It has a 100% no sew, fully bonded / RF welded construction for a contemporary, understated, and refined aesthetic that we’re loving here at Coolector HQ. ($59)


The James Brand Carter Knife – $139

The Carter Knife from The James Brand ($139) is designed to be your everyday workhorse knife and will make a great addition to any man’s EDC line up of wares. It has a VG-10 stainless steel blade which boasts great edge-retention and corrosion resistance properties and a symmetrical thumb-disc on top of the blade, which allows for easy, affirmative one-handed opening. The machined G10 handle offers a heritage look and quality grip and this will rapidly become a firm favourite of any man’s EDC collection. ($139)


Machine Era Co Twist Field Pen – $75

The latest model in the Field Pen Line: The Twist from Machine Era Co ($75) will be an essential addition to any creative’s EDC line up. It’s Machine Era Co’s first design to incorporate Parker size refills and its fully machined body is integrated with tactile details, smooth ‘lock in’ action, and an effortless gel writer from Itoya. It has a balanced centre of mass and each one has been fully machined from solid stock and the black versions coated with DLC. A great looking piece of stationery that will add to the aesthetic appeal of any EDC line up in 2020. ($75)


Field Notes Brand Wilco Series – 6 Memo Books Box Set – $28

The perfect compliment to the Machine Era Co Field Pen, these ace looking Field Notes Brand Wilco Series – 6 Memo Books Box Set ($28) will be a great gift for any stationery lover looking to keep track of their creative impulses. Each one is printed on highly durable and field-ready French Paper Co. paper and this pack of six note books feature six uniquely designed covers by Jeff Tweedy and various artists. The Wilco notebooks are resistant to basically everything except fire. Built from synthetic, waterproof and tearproof paper, they can stand up to the most uncompromising of conditions you can think of. ($28)


Jaybird Vista Earphones – $180

Boasting a water and sweat-proof construction that can effortlessly handle the elements with ease, these Jaybird Vista Earphones ($180) are the perfect choice for your EDC line up this Christmas. They have a truly wireless design, which ensures these earbuds snugly rest in your ear without any cords and the rechargeable, 6-hour battery provides ample power for your all-day adventures and offers an hour of playtime after just five minutes of charging. ($180)


Topo Designs Mini Quick Pack – $49

What good is having all the best EDC if you don’t have anything to carry it in? Well, that’s where this ace Topo Designs Mini Quick Pack ($49) comes in. You can throw some essentials into the Mini Quick Pack and you’re ready to tackle any day trip or task you’ve got on your to do list. With plenty of room for the EDC else and nothing else, it’s the ideal lightweight choice for your daily city activities, quick hikes, and biking around town. ($49)


Purist Collective Founder 32oz – Union Top Flask – $58

An unbreakable interior glass finish lines the inner walls of this Purist Collective Founder 32oz – Union Top Flask ($58) and keeps your beverages (and the taste) fresh every time you use it. The double-wall vacuum insulation helps makes sure that your liquids stay hot or cold throughout the day and the screw top is leak-proof and perfect for packing without fear of spilling. It will keep hot liquids hot for 12 hours hot and cold liquids cold for 24 hours. ($58)


Form.Function.Form Horween Leather Chronograph Watch – $128

Great value and a super cool design make this Form.Function.Form Chronograph Watch ($128) will be the perfect watch for an understated EDC collection. It has an adjustable length button-stud band fits virtually all wrist sizes with over 2″ of adjustment and it includes original Timex slip-thru NATO-style band Dimensions. ($128)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.