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
via: AmazonThere's a reason you see these everywhere: they never, ever die.
These Harperton Nail Clippers Will Be The Last Ones You Ever Buy
via: AmazonIf 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
via: AmazonThis is one serious hunk of coffee-brewing metal.
One Of These Lodge Cast Iron Pans That'll Last More Than A Lifetime
via: AmazonLodge has been casting some of the best iron cookware since 1896.
These Rainbow Sandals Have A Lifetime Guarantee
via: AmazonThey 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
via: AmazonThey're a classic for a reason.
These Leatherman Multi-Tools Can't Be Worn Out
via: AmazonInvest in one and it'll last forever.
One Of These Legendary Le Creuset Dutch Ovens That's Worth Every Penny
via: AmazonExpensive? Yes. Worth it? According to its fans, absolutely.
This Solid Michigan Maple Block Cutting Board You'll Never Need To Replace
via: AmazonNothing better than a big, heavy chunk of American maple.
This Nalgene Bottle You Had In College You Can Hand Down To Your Kids
via: AmazonThese things are indestructible.
This Opinel Knife That Hasn't Changed In A Century
via: AmazonWith 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
via: AmazonHigh quality paper + durable binding = one of the world's best notebooks.
This Surprisingly Affordable Victorinox Knife That Major Chefs Swear By
via: AmazonIt's the best bang-for-your-buck you'll get from a knife.
These Darn Tough Socks Have A Lifetime Guarantee
via: AmazonSocks, with a lifetime guarantee? Yes.
This Solid Metal Mechanical Pencil You Will Never Need To Replace
via: AmazonConstructed 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
via: AmazonThere'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
via: AmazonThat said, they'll probably never break or wear out.
This Bulletproof Stanley Thermos That's Just Like The One Your Grandfather Used
via: AmazonIt'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
via: AmazonAnd if they ever get dull, you get free sharpening for life through Tweezerman.
These Ray-Ban Wayfarers Have Been Gracing Faces Since 1956
via: AmazonThe definition of classic cool.
This Bulletproof Non-Stick Pan With A Bulletproof Lifetime Warranty
via: AmazonIt'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
via: AmazonLightning cables don't HAVE to constantly destroy themselves.
This Space Pen That's Built For Outer Space And A Lifetime Of Use
via: AmazonIt's built to work flawlessly in space, for crying out loud. It'll work beautifully on earth.
These Simple Weber Grills Just Never Die
via: AmazonOriginally 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
via: AmazonYou're more likely to lose this knife than ever wear it out.
This Baxter Of California Safety Razor Will Outlast A Thousand Disposables
via: AmazonThis is just about the polar opposite of a crappy disposable razor.
This Mason Pearson Brush That's Been Wildly Popular Since 1885
via: AmazonBrush your hair with a design that's entering its third century.
This Classic Carhartt Jacket Will Withstand A Lifetime Of Wear
via: AmazonCarhartt clothing is basically indestructible.
This Industry Standard Swingline Stapler Will Never Jam On You
via: AmazonAll-metal construction means zero-fuss use.
This Zippo Lighter That Hasn't Changed Since 1933
via: AmazonIt's a Zippo. It will never die.