Carry Accessories

For planes, trains and trails, we need accessories that work for us. Here's my curated list of accessories you should know about.

Pouches & Organizers

The right internal organization makes the days move easy. Here’s my favorite.
Peak Design Tech Pouch. So good. A brick.
Bellroy Tech Kit. Elegant. Super capable. Sleeker than the Peak.
Minaal Toolcase. Not "elegant," but super solid.
Bellroy Classic Pouch. Elegant. Playful. Organized. Lots of colors.
Porter Pen Case (Brown Buffalo). Perfect M-L size. Lots of colors.
Bellroy Pencil Case. Click to watch video.
Trakke Laggan Pouch. Beautiful dry-finished waxed cotton.
Waterfield Pouches. Great materials. Grownup.
Peak Design Field Pouch. Super useful. Killer materials.
Power Packer. Tall, narrow, solid.
Tom Bihn Pouches. Lots of shapes, sizes, colors.
Brown Buffalo Dopp Kitt. Perfect durable larger pouch.
Boundary Supply Port Kit. Two decent pouches.
Dayfarer Tech Pouch. Thin. Flat. Solid.
Velomacchi Impact Pouch. Solid. Inner org. Sleek.
Velomacchi Laptop Case.
Shimoda Pouches
Shimoda Tech Panels
Topo Pouches
YNOT Laptop Sleeve.
Tom Bihn Laptop Cache.

Dopp Kits & Washbags

I go for a smaller dopp kit. Here's the best right now.
Aer Dopp Kit. Organized, small-ish.
Peak Design Washbag. So good. Large-ish.
Bellroy Dopp Kit. Classy. Playful.
Nomatic Toiletry 2.0. Ruberized. Organized.
Arcido Washbag. Simple. Unfussy.
Brown Buffalo Dopp Kitt. Simple.
Tom Bihn Pouches. Lots of options.

Notebooks & Pens

The examined life requires notes from time to time.

My advice: don’t get too fussy.

StudioNeat Totebook. Great paper. Great cover. Archivable.
Baron Fig Notebooks. Solid.
StudioNeat Pano Book. Designed to fit between you and your laptop.
Field Notes. Keep it in your pocket.

Or these CR-Brand Wallet Notebooks have come in quite handy for me as well.

StudioNeat Mark One. If your favorite coffee shop was a pen. This is that pen.

Pokka Klip works with this pen.

Tombow Brush Pen. Cheap way to get much more interesting notes.
Retro 51 Tornado. The best affordable pen.
Bellroy Micro Pen. Very small rollerball.

Water Bottles

These are the only water bottles anyone needs. #tested
Camelbak Chute. 750ml. Insulated. The best lid.
Camelbak Chute. 750ml. Seethrough. The best lid.
Memo Long & Thin.
Memo Fat & Thin.

Pocket Tech

The daily items in our bags and slings.
Bellroy Wallets. Stop searching.
Bellroy 3-Card Phone Case. My EDC wallet.
Withings Steel HR. Just smart enough.
Raen Glasses.
Anker USB-C. Small. Breakfast top-up.
Roost Laptop Stand. Travellable.
AirPods Pro
UE Mini Boom. Works in a pinch.

Packing Cubes

Specter is the lightest. Peak is the best designed.
Eagle Creek Specter.
Peak Design Packing Cube.