Though it may seem a small thing, of all your accessories, keychains are likely to get the most air time — which is why, cost-per-wear, it might just be one of the smartest luxe investments you can make. And though many of us associate a keychain with tourist store tat, opting for a high-quality option is a clever, relatively inexpensive way to flaunt your favorite label.
As luxury fashion houses continue to expand their offering, you can count on the likes of JW Anderson, Dries Van Noten, and Maison Margiela to come through in this small but flex-friendly department. And for those of you who are more accustomed to window shopping from your favorite luxury brands, these pieces tend to be among the least expensive items in designer collections — so that Balenciaga keychain will tide you over until you're earning enough to splash out on the track jacket.
Below, we've curated a selection of some of our favorite designer keychains available right now. Included in our picks, you'll see options from high-end streetwear as well as more classics keychain from long-standing fashion houses.
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Stone Island Black Keyring
Practicality is central to Stone Islands designs, from a bag that can morph into a jacket and vest to technical outerwear, and its keyrings are no different. This isn't a playful design like some of the other luxury keychains below, but it is the most functional.
JW Anderson Banana Keyring
If you are familiar with JW Anderson's line of keyrings, then you will know about their tendency to be risqué. Keeping that in mind, we can assume that the phallic qualities of a banana are what made Anderson use it for this keychain.
Dries Van Noten Keychain With Scarf
There's something undeniably cool about having a silk scarf hanging from your belt loop. But when that scarf is from Dries Van Noten, depicting a Renaissance painting by Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens, and also has a silver clasp for your keys, then that's hitting new levels.
Our Legacy Leather Key Holder
A classic black key holder, made from Italian calf leather, hanging this Our Legacy keychain from your trousers is the subtle detail that can elevate your look.
Vitra Alexander Girard 1966 Sun Key Ring
Mid-century designer Alexander Girard created this smiling sun design back in 1966 and now it can brighten up your key collection.
Martine Rose Mini Flask Keychain
A keychain that doubles up as a hip flask to enjoy a swift beverage on the go — we'll drink to that.
Martine Ali Kunoo Keychain
One for the jewelry lovers, match your necklaces, rings, bracelets, and whatever other jewels you are wearing to this Martine Ali keychain. Crafted from selling silver and brass, this keychain might just be the missing link to your silver accessory collection.
Vivienne Westwood Betty Keyring
A multicolor pattern contrasts the silver hardware on this Vivienne Westwood keyring to make sure it stands out.
Maison Margiela Replica Keychain
Not many people can say they match their sneakers to their keychain, but you can with this Maison Margiela one. Of course, that would mean also copping a pair of brand's Replica Sneakers if you haven't already.
Ina Seifart Small Gold Karabiner
No matter what outdoor activity you are participating in, whether it be a skydive or a casual rowing trip, there's always a karabiner involved somewhere, so you can rest assured that it's equipped to keep your keys safe.
Better Gift Shop Tim Comix Keyring
More than just a keyring, this is a portable piece of art. A torch at the end of the design projects a tongue-in-cheek gift shop illustration by artist Tim Comix.
AMBUSH Logo Lighter Keychain
The days are losing you lighter and asking every soul in the smoking area for one are over, store yours in this gold keychain from AMBUSH to always keep hold of it. Plus, when someone inevitably asks you for a lighter you have a great conversation starter.
Balenciaga Windbreaker Ripstop Key Ring
We would all love a Balenciaga keyring but they retail for a considerably more than $1,000. For now, I'm happy with a fun little keyring.
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