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Accessories June, 25 2014

Selectism Buyer’s Guide | The 10 Best Utility Keychains

Some of us have more keys than others. From the house, office and car to bike, or whatever else you may own, there’s a lot of keys involved. Sometimes, it’s an operation that the pocket just can’t handle. For those of us who like being extra organized or just have too many damn keys, we have solutions for you. Advise below.

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Deluxe “Freak Out” Keychain

Deluxe, known as “The Street Tailor,” makes one of our favorite and most practical keychains out. The cast brass hook fits perfectly on your belt-loop for safe keeping. The Japanese label has close ties with Bedwin & The Heartbreakers, so you know they’re in good company. ($75)

 

Haerfest Leather Key Loop

This one does everything it needs to and nothing more. Haerfest bring us classic utilitarian design with this leather key loop. We have a couple in the office for various sets of keys. Don’t let the moderate price tag fool you, the young label is serious about their leather goods. ($22)

 

Campbell Cole Key Wrap

Looking to keep your keys extra safe? We suggest a proper case like this leather key wrap from Campbell Cole. Designed to keep your keys organized and free from scratching other pocket valuables (iPhone). The veg-tanned leather wrap comes in black or natural. ($42)

 

Kaufmann Mercantile EDC Bike Kit

If you hit the pavement hard on your cycle, then this one is a no-brainer. Kaufmann Mercantile‘s EDC (Every Day Carry) Kit comes packed with handily tools for your ride that fits neatly in your pocket. ($74)

 

Parabellum GPS Tracker Keyfob

For the tech wizard: Parabellum equips a buffalo hide key fob with GPS-tracking technology that syncs with your smartphone. No more lost keys. Ever. This on looks like a game changer. ($195)

 

Teha’amana Leather Key Holder

Teha’amana hails from Japan focusing on well-made leather goods. The key holder comes complete with a hand-branded brass tag and multiple key rigs. ($53)

 

Machined Pocket Brass Flashlight

With features like adjustable brightness, water, scratch and shock-resistance, this small brass flashlight will come in handy during camping or an unexpected blackout. ($80)

 

Fielder’s Choice Goods Baseball Glove Keychain

Fielder’s Choice Goods take the art of reuse to a new high. They utilize vintage baseball gloves to create leather accessories like these keychains with brass hardware. Each item is unique and possesses distinct character from previous use. We’re fans. ($40)

 

Apolis Transit Issue Keychain

The folks at Apolis do not sacrifice aesthetic for functionality with this handmade key chain. The subtly branded leather band is complemented by a uniquely shaped brass clasp. Available in six colors. ($38)

 

COS Leather Wrapped Carabiner

The rugged carabiner is wrapped in colorful leather — a clever blend of sport and elegance.  ($25)

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