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26. Timeless sunglasses


27. Proper stationery for proper letters


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28. A journal your kids can read one day

But that doesn’t mean you should hold back

29. A chair that belongs to you and no one else


30. A well-made, well-worn leather belt


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31. A pair of stylish cufflinks you’ll almost never wear


32. Durable, broken-in boots


33. A pocket knife you can depend on


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34. Weights, kettlebells, a heavy bag, or some form of exercise equipment

A Bowflex you hang dry cleaning on doesn’t count

35. A grill you’ve mastered


36. A coffee mug without a company’s name or “#1 ______” on it


37. A pair of sneakers you don’t care about keeping clean


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38. A weekender bag

Because jetsetting and business travel shouldn’t be cumbersome, but they should be stylish

39. A pair of durable work gloves

Because you should get your hands dirty without getting your hands dirty

40. A go-to cookbook filled with recipes that will knock socks off


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41. One real piece of art


42. A pair of dress shoes that don’t look like the ones you wore to church as a kid


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43. A bike for the mountains or the roads


44. A classic leather wallet filled with only the necessities


45. A good copy of your favorite book


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46. A full-size umbrella without brand logos


47. A dopp kit for grooming on the go


48. A pocket multi-tool for exploring the great outdoors


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49. A deck of cards for impromptu games and poker night


50. A passport

Because physical things can’t rival great memories