It took me years to realize that I didn’t have to hold onto every single receipt and shove it into my wallet. And with that realization came the obsession with minimalist wallets. Give me a handful of card slots and a place to store some paper essentials (cash, coffee punch card, health insurance, you know) and I’m golden. We’ve taken the liberty of rounding up some of the best-reviewed and best-selling minimal wallets to keep your things safe while cutting down on your accessories footprint.
Travelambo Front Pocket Minimalist Leather Slim Wallet
With a 4.6-star rating on over 5,800 reviews, this is a simple, minimalist wallet with some gravitas. It features three vertical and one horizontal card slots on one side. The other side has an ID window and a second horizontal pocket. Plus, the middle is a perfect cash pocket.
NOMATIC Men's Slim Minimalist Wallet
A more utilitarian take on the minimalist wallet, this is a slim, lightweight sleeve to hold up to 15 cards. And to get to those cards, it has an easy-to-use pull tab to reach your most used ones.
Buffway Front Pocket RFID Blocking Leather Wallet
With over 12,600 reviews and a 4.6-star review, it’s hard to ignore this sleek option. It comes in almost 30 colors and is crafted from textured leather. It holds everything from credit cards to IDs and even has a slim money pocket.
Shinola Leather Card Case
Premium leather always looks good and this wallet wears it well. The Card Case has a leather-lined cash pocket, four card compartments, and won’t add too much bulk to your back pocket or bag.
Slim Wallet Front Pocket Leather RFID Blocking Card Holder
If you want something a bit more unique, this is the option for you. The crisscross pockets add a geometric feel and the mixed materials offer a nice note of visual interest. It has four card slots (one clear one for your ID) and a large money pocket to keep your bills or receipts in order.
The Card Case
Is it a surprise that Everlane makes a great elevated card wallet? 100% Spanish Leather and streamlined to cut down on overstuffing, there are only two slots on each side to provide space for what you need and only what you need.
If you want something a bit more fun, go for this envelope-style card case. It has enough room for your most important cards, plus a couple of bills, and neatly snaps closed to stay secure in your bag. Choose from 12 different color options.
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