Wallets are one of life’s little pleasures. While most people don’t think they have strong opinions about wallets, the size and shape of a wallet can really tell a lot about a person’s personality. I used to only carry large, rectangular wallets that I could shove bills and receipts into until it got to a point where my wallet was fuller the bag I used to carry it. Now, I have a small card holder with a couple of credit cards, with a zip pocket that only holds important things like insurance cards and punch cards for coffee shops.
Finding the right wallet for your everyday needs is as easy as just figuring out what those needs are. Smaller wallets obviously hold fewer things, so if you’re a minimalist (or aspire to be one) get one that’s slim in stature. If you need something that holds anything you could possibly need, find one that caters to that. There are not cut and dry rules for finding a wallet you actually enjoy having on you, but there are a couple styles you should keep in mind based on how much you plan on putting in it.
Alpine Swiss RFID Harper Money Clip Front Pocket Wallet
This money clip is sleek and simple, made from leather, and can hold more than just cash so you’re not searching for how to pay. It has three card slots plus an ID window slot on the reverse side. Even the money clip itself is elevated; it’s magnetic to keep your bills secure.
NOMATIC Men's Slim Minimalist Wallet: It’s designed with a pull tab to access your four most-used cards, with durable elastic and leather that will keep up to 15 cards total. There’s really nothing superfluous and that’s what makes it great.
NOMATIC Men's Slim Minimalist Wallet
Equipped with four card slots, a zippered compartment, and a large compartment on the other side, this slender wallet can hold all you need. It’s made from Italian pebbled leather and can even be monogrammed for a personal touch. This is the wallet you’ll want to pull out and show off.
Travelambo Leather Slim Wallet: Made from leather and equipped with three card slots, two slip pockets for cards or cash, and an ID window, this wallet has a lot going for it. It also comes in over 40 color options.
Travelambo Front Pocket Minimalist Leather Slim Wallet
This adorable wallet is a great halfway point between a billfold and a rectangle. Wrapped with a three-sided zipper, this top grain leather wallet has four card slots, a slot for bills, and even a coin pouch for loose change.
MaxGear Credit Card Wallet, $8: If you’re the kind of person that tends to carry a lot, organize it all with this accordion-style zip around wallet. The outer leather is quilted for an added touch of style.
MaxGear Credit Card Wallet
Amazon Essentials Men's RFID Blocking Passcase Bifold Wallet
This faux-leather wallet holds a slew of things while remaining relatively flat, which is important when you keep your wallet in your pocket. It has six inner card pockets, a large bill compartment, and a flip-up ID window.
Frye Austin ID Print Slim Leather Billfold: This uniquely colored wallet is made from smooth leather and has enough room for all the essentials. Three card slots, and ID window, and a bill pocket is just the right amount of organization you need to keep things light.
Frye Austin ID Print Slim Leather Billfold
The Post Wallet
This best-selling option has all the bells and whistles of an everyday wallet. Crafted from semi vegetable-tanned leather, it has eight card slots, two compartments for bills or receipts, and even an exterior pocket that could probably fit a phone.
Essentials Clutch Wallet
If you can’t deal with pairing down, then don’t. This is the happy medium between a wallet and a bag. Unsnap it and you have access to a bill pocket and eight card slots. There’s even a place for a pen (or lipstick). A zippered outer compartment can hold your phone or keys and it comes with your choice of interchangeable straps to turn it into a crossbody or wristlet.
Lavemi Women's RFID Blocking Real Leather Zip Around Wallet: What this clutch wallet accomplishes in a small amount of space is amazing. There are 17(!) card slots for everything from your credit cards to bus passes to loyalty cards. It has room for your phone and zips closed for full security.
Lavemi Women's RFID Blocking Real Leather Zip Around Wallet
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