The main thing separating strangers and burglars from your home and the outside world is those little locks on your front door and their coordinating keys, so it's pretty important to keep them safe. Bearing this in mind, you'll probably want to keep them close at all times, so it makes sense to treat them like you would the rest of your appendices and opt for something with style to hold them all together. Take a look through our choice of 10 of the best keychains available now for your consumer enjoyment.
NEIGHBORHOOD Shoehorn Charm
NEIGHBORHOOD continue with their successful accessories reign with this awesome gold brass shoehorn charm keychain. Measuring 10cm in length, it's the perfect size and shape to make feeling for your keys a lot easier when you're grappling around in the bottom of your bag. Get hold of one from The Goodhood Store.
Sandqvist Key Holder
Known primarily for their extensive range of bags, Sandqvist's range also extends to small leather goods. And this small leather keychain is good. With a press stud fastening it makes attaching your keys a walk in the park, and the dog hook means you can attach it to anything worth attaching it to. You can buy one now from The Great Divide.
Corter White Bottle Hook
A bottle opener is pretty much a must-have on your keys, but do away with that freebie Budweiser one you've had since college and up your game with this Corter white powder coated steel and zinc bottle hook keychain, complete with hand-stamped leather tab. Available to buy from Need Supply Co.
nonnative Navy Blue Key Holder
More than just a basic keychain, this nonnative key holder allows the user to wear it in two ways. Made in Japan from a thin strap of premium leather, it can be worn around the neck as a necklace or clipped onto a belt hook by the clasp. Get hold of one from oki-ni.
Chamula Hitched Horsehair Keychain
Part of the company that includes Yuketen and Monitaly, Chamula specialize in hand-woven accessories, most notably braided horsehair bracelets inspired by heritage North American designs. It might be a little pricey for its size, but what it lacks in scale it makes up for in its design. Get hold of one from End Clothing.
MIANSAI Voyager Keychain
With strong nautical and mountaineering influences, the MIANSAI keychain is made from a sturdy clip and an expertly tied piece of quality rope. Each one is made by hand to give it a unique feel and assured quality and they all come with their own dust bag. Available from Soto.
Brixton Scroll Key Clip
Brixton work an ornamental vibe for the design of this Scroll Key Clip. An oversized spring-loaded clip keeps your keys safe where you clip them, and features an intricate pattern on the body. Buy yours now from their website.
KIKANY Loop Keychain
This KIKANY Loop Keychain is the ultimate in simplicity. Keeping keys safe and sound in its leather tie, it has a solid brass aged hook that allows it to be attached onto your belt loop, wallet, bag, wherever you see fit. It also comes in natural, tan, brown and walnut. Buy yours from KIKANY.
FreeKey Easy Open Keychain
Getting a new keychain is great and everything, but having to transfer the keys from hoop to hoop? Not so great. This FreeKey Keychain has the ultimate solution - a press to open keychain. Avoiding all that pain and hassle. It even looks good with its minimal design. Buy yours now straight from their website.
J.L. Lawson Key Shackle
This minimalist key shackled from J.L. Lawson is the second design which this time has the additional feature of a bottle opener. Always a useful component on a set of keys. Machined in the U.S. from hot rolled steel and given a blackened patina, it has a heavy industrial look in a handy and minimal size. You can even get it personalized. Get your hands on one here.