In most office settings, serrated blades and tactical-style pocketknives are overkill, even for EDC. So how do you slip in the little blade without it looking compensational? Find a pocketknife that’s an appropriate size and style for your profession, and one that features refined details — handles of bone, wood and etched metal. That’ll ensure they won’t look out-of-place when carried in the pocket of your favorite blazer, or when unfolded to open that latest Amazon delivery.

Deep Canyon Sway Back Pocketknife by Case $73

Pocket Knife by Laguiole $86

Birk 75 Curly Birch by Enzo $117

Exskelibur II Cocobolo Knife by Boker Plus $130

Damascus Gentlemen’s Folder Knife by M-Custa $136

Falcon Brown Cocobolo Knife by Al Mar $157

The Chapter by the James Brand $275

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