“Keep it simple, stupid.” KISS is a design philosophy that cheekily speaks for itself: it states that systems should be kept as simple as possible, always, and avoid unnecessary complexity. I like to believe I subscribe to the KISS mindset. I’m not a designer, but a lot of gear comes across my desk to be tested and reviewed, and it’s the simplest, most elegant solutions that get to stay.

I’ve had my hands on a lot of pocket knives, and I have more knives than fingers in my personal collection. Each one to appeals to a different part of my personality, but there’s one that is the Goldilocks of my EDC journey, and it’s the one I least expected: the WESN Henry.

Nothing wrong with EDC’ing a small slipjoint, I just prefer something American and vintage.

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