Ridge KeyCase Review

Ridge – KeyCase Review

Designed to streamline how you carry your keys, the Ridge Key Organizer is available in a wide variety of materials and finishes, including the Matte Carbon fibre finish I received in the mail. It’s also available in the following material … Read more

Grovemade Desk Pad Review

Grovemade Desk Pad Review

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is a relatively small company you can’t help but root for. I mean, if you go and look at this company’s about page (one of the best I’ve ever seen), it’s like reading the story of some goddamn … Read more


There’s no doubt that I’m a minimalist at heart, and that means that if I have the opportunity to pare down my EDC kit to fewer items while keeping or increasing the functionality of the items within that kit, you … Read more

SVENN Walnut Wood and Gold Watch Review

The current lineup of watches the company sells falls in the $99-129 range, making them quite affordable. Of course, how that compares to other wood watches, you can judge that for yourself. While their lineup may change from time to time, … Read more

Watch Gang Review

So I was deeply fascinated when the folks at Watch Gang offered to send me a sampling of their service for me to review. My colleague Jacob Thompson recently wrote about this service profiling some of the best subscription boxes for … Read more


ThreadBeast Review

For years, companies like Stitch Fix, Frank and Oak, Trunk Club and Fabletics have been running successful subscription boxes on the personalized style model. Among them is a company that this review is all about: ThreadBeast.  WHAT IS THREADBEAST Started in … Read more

AER Tech Pack 2 REVIEW

At other times I’ve found that my needs have changed, and I wanted a hybrid backpack like the Troubadour Apex Backpack Explorer that would still carry my laptop and had space for a full-sized mirrorless camera with a few lenses, … Read more

Sofirn SF47T Tactical Flashlight Review

That’s about 0.68 miles for you American readers. In my experience of taking this flashlight to the outer reaches of my suburban / countryside divide as well as a lake in Ontario’s cottage country, the flashlight definitely achieves this level … Read more