In today’s semi-disposable society, it may be hard to believe there’s products out there that’ll last you the rest of your life. That’s why we’ve put together a list of our 28 favorite everyday products you’ll only have to buy once.
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One Of These Jansport Backpacks Will Haul Gear For Decades
There’s a reason you see these everywhere: they never, ever die.
These Harperton Nail Clippers Will Be The Last Ones You Ever Buy
If you haven’t tried a REAL pair of nail clippers, trust me, you need to. It’s a completely different (and far superior) experience from those $2 clippers.
This Cast Aluminum Bialetti That’ll Make Your Espresso For Decades
This is one serious hunk of coffee-brewing metal.
One Of These Lodge Cast Iron Pans That’ll Last More Than A Lifetime
Lodge has been casting some of the best iron cookware since 1896.
These Rainbow Sandals Have A Lifetime Guarantee
They take a couple weeks to break in, but once the leather’s formed to your feet, you’ll never want to take them off.
One Of These Classic Kitchen-Aid Mixers Will Mix Millions Of Muffins
They’re a classic for a reason.
These Leatherman Multi-Tools Can’t Be Worn Out
Invest in one and it’ll last forever.
One Of These Legendary Le Creuset Dutch Ovens That’s Worth Every Penny
Expensive? Yes. Worth it? According to its fans, absolutely.
This Solid Michigan Maple Block Cutting Board You’ll Never Need To Replace
Nothing better than a big, heavy chunk of American maple.
This Nalgene Bottle You Had In College You Can Hand Down To Your Kids
These things are indestructible.
This Opinel Knife That Hasn’t Changed In A Century
With a finely-honed, stainless steel folding blade, and a hard beechwood handle, the classic Opinel knife has been a popular pocket option for anyone from vinters to farmers to cheesemongers across Europe.
This Classic Moleskine Notebook Will Hold All Your Thoughts
High quality paper + durable binding = one of the world’s best notebooks.
This Surprisingly Affordable Victorinox Knife That Major Chefs Swear By
It’s the best bang-for-your-buck you’ll get from a knife.
These Darn Tough Socks Have A Lifetime Guarantee
Socks, with a lifetime guarantee? Yes.
This Solid Metal Mechanical Pencil You Will Never Need To Replace
Constructed of solid, heavy brass, with an industrial-strength powdercoated finish, the Rotring 600 is built for decades of constant use.
These Hefty Gingher Shears That’ll Cut Through Anything
There’s nothing more useful (and harder to find) than a truly great pair of scissors.
These Craftsman Screwdrivers Get You Free Replacements If They Ever Break Or Wear Out
That said, they’ll probably never break or wear out.
This Bulletproof Stanley Thermos That’s Just Like The One Your Grandfather Used
It’s a classic for a reason. It just works. Forever.
These Stainless Steel Tweezers That Will Pluck Your Eyebrows Till You’re Too Old To Care
And if they ever get dull, you get free sharpening for life through Tweezerman.
These Ray-Ban Wayfarers Have Been Gracing Faces Since 1956
The definition of classic cool.
This Bulletproof Non-Stick Pan With A Bulletproof Lifetime Warranty
It’s the perfect blend: cast-iron construction for perfect cooking, and non-stick coating for easy cleanup.
This Industrial-Strength Lightning Cable Will Charge Your Phone Forever
Lightning cables don’t HAVE to constantly destroy themselves.
This Space Pen That’s Built For Outer Space And A Lifetime Of Use
It’s built to work flawlessly in space, for crying out loud. It’ll work beautifully on earth.
These Simple Weber Grills Just Never Die
Originally fabricated from an old bouy, these all-metal classics are still the go-to-‘cues for millions of backyard BBQ kings nationwide.
This Compact Swiss Army Knife That’ll Handle Anything You Throw At It
You’re more likely to lose this knife than ever wear it out.
This Baxter Of California Safety Razor Will Outlast A Thousand Disposables
This is just about the polar opposite of a crappy disposable razor.
This Mason Pearson Brush That’s Been Wildly Popular Since 1885
Brush your hair with a design that’s entering its third century.
This Classic Carhartt Jacket Will Withstand A Lifetime Of Wear
Carhartt clothing is basically indestructible.
This Industry Standard Swingline Stapler Will Never Jam On You
All-metal construction means zero-fuss use.
This Zippo Lighter That Hasn’t Changed Since 1933
It’s a Zippo. It will never die.