Disclosure: The following companies listed below have either compensated or provided free products for review. But be assured my loyal urbanites, that these are all companies I highly recommend. I won’t put any products from companies on this blog that I haven’t rigorously tested in various conditions.


Mule is an adventure-packed, innovative manufacturer that’s been making stylish, top-of-the line, slim wallets from vegetable tanned leather, and water-resistant nylon for over 20 years.

Featured Review: Mule Trek Wallet for everyday adventures
Company Website: mulecarry.com


Origaudio was Founded in 2009 by Jason Lucash and Mike Szymczak, by combining innovative and award-winning products with superior customer service and a simple way of doing things.

Featured Review: Origaudio’s El Dorado roll top backpack is perfect for commuting and travel

Company Website: origaudio.com


Fisher Space Pen, founded by Paul Fisher, develops unique, quality, handcrafted pens that are able to write underwater, over grease, at any angle, upside down, and in zero gravity aboard every manned space flight.

Featured Review: The Fisher Space Pen isn’t just for astronauts

Company Website: spacepen.com


Lock Laces® were born in 1997, when Eric Jackson, a track athlete, became frustrated with his shoelaces coming untied during races. Now Lock Laces are used on the shoes of athletes, people with fine motor skill impairments and busy commuters on the go.

Featured Review: Lock Laces are perfect for commuting and travel!

Company Website: locklaces.com


Bombas makes the most comfortable, innovative socks from the softest long-staple yarns and best merino wool, making them perfect for marathons, running to work and even errands. And they donate one pair of socks to the homeless shelters for every pair purchased.

Featured Review: YAY, I’m excited about Bombas Socks!

Company Website: bombas.com