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Buy It For Life: Whipcord Work Jacket By Filson

Based in Seattle, Filson has been specializing in super-durable outdoor clothing since 1911. Their clothing is still made in the U.S., its designed to last for decades. They also guarantee all their products for life.

Buy It For Life: The Letter Carrier Bag By Moop

Moop is a small company that handcrafts bags in their studio in Pittsburg. Their Letter Carrier bag, featured here, is built from durable waxed canvas and lined in cordura. Waxed canvas is naturally water repellent and ages like leather.

Buy It For Life: Kahtoola Microspikes

Made by Kahtoola, a small company in Arizona, these Microspikes are ice cleats that attach firmly to your shoes, and require no special buckles or straps. The spikes constructed of hardened stainless steel.

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Skagen Men’s Titanium Watch

This ultralight watch by Skagen is a great example of a highly durable yet inexpensive product. It is constructed with a 38-millimeter titanium case and bezel, and a 100% titanium mesh wristband. A durable mineral dial window protects the watch’s face, and makes it water resistant to 99 feet. Amazon offers a two year warranty on this watch. It also comes with a limited …

Buy It For Life: Apolis Mason Courier Bag

Apolis Global Citizen is a small company in California that handcrafts clothing and accessories. In their 2010 collection, they offer a single handbag — the “Heritage Leather + Apolis Mason Courier Bag”. It is made with 100% american leather and 100% cotton army duck.

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Buy It For Life: Maui Jim Sunglasses

Maui Jim began selling polarized sunglasses on beaches of Maui in the 1980s. Now headquartered in Illinois, Maui Jim is one of the few companies that still manufactures their glasses in the U.S.

Buy It For Life: Heritage Belts by Tanner Goods

Tanner Goods is a small team of craftsmen in Portland, Oregon. They specialize in manufacturing heritage leather good. All of their sewing is done by a heritage saddle maker who started as an apprentice in the industry in 1964.

Buy It For Life: Arc’teryx Veilance Clothing

Arc’teryx, known primarily for its outdoor gear, has a line of very durable urban clothing called Arc’teryx Veilance. The clothing is developed for outdoor performance, but is intended to suit the needs of person who lives and travels in the city.