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Old 09-17-2015, 01:15 PM   #1
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Men's wallet recommendations

Hi Guys!

I am in need of a new wallet. My old one has finally given up and really is not longer fixable.

I am looking for wallets that are not to bulky, though I realize that most of the bulk is what we stuff into it.

It should easily hold cash 6 credit cards, driver's license, medical card, and a few photos.

I would also like one with a zipper pocket that is not obvious where I can keep sensitive material like my computer password in case I forget it.

A bi-fold wallet is preferred as I find the tri-folds get thick very quickly.

Any recommendations?

Thanks.
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Old 09-17-2015, 01:35 PM   #3
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I like the BigSkinny wallets.
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Old 09-17-2015, 02:12 PM   #5
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I suggest a wallet with built in RFID protection. That way no thief with a little machine in his backpack can scan your ID and credit cards.

Most RFID wallets are plastic or nylon but there are some gorgeous leather ones. Easy to find on Google.

I have one but I'm a girl so I don't know what guys want in a wallet so no specific recommendations.
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I must be missing something. Why would you carry a wallet when your personal assistant should be taking care of those sorts of details?

However, this may serve:
How-To-Make-A-Duct-Tape-Wallet
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Old 09-17-2015, 03:45 PM   #7
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A properly trained valet should be able to sort out any wallet issues.
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I must be missing something. Why would you carry a wallet when your personal assistant should be taking care of those sorts of details?

However, this may serve:
How-To-Make-A-Duct-Tape-Wallet
Alas, braumeister, in these modern times even my gentlemen's gentleman only works 5 days a week. The days of an ever present Jeeves are over.
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Yes, getting RFID protection should probably also be on my list.
Thanks for that idea.
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I have been carrying one of these for years. It's small but holds a lot.
http://www.amazon.com/Taxi-Wallet-TW...al+taxi+wallet
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i bought two wallets over the past few months. One with a zippered section to hold a flat spare car door key. Just in case if I lock myself out. The other for traveling, large enough to hold a passport.
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DW wanted to get me a replacement for my old well worn leather wallet. Told her there was one must-have specification, it must be as comfortable as my old one. So she found one, and it fit the bill perfectly (pun intended), sold by Royce Leather. She had told me it was spendy, and until I just looked it up on the net, didn't realize how true that was, but I'm sure she found some way to get it for much less. She is a crafty kind of frugal that way. Quality item, I'm sure it will likely last me for many years. None of the cheap plastic card holders that fall apart in a few weeks at best, I really do like it, as subjective as I may be on the subject.
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When we last went to Mexico, I decided to go minimalist, dropping my bi-fold for this:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ilpage_o00_s01

It fits in my front pocket where I could keep better track of it. I also decided to carry only what I use regularly in it, that being drivers license, a couple of credit cards and debit cards. My old wallet had a card holder insert where I keep my insurance cards, fishing license and any other items I don't always need. For the most part, it stays on the dresser or is thrown into my backpack for trips.

While my original plan was to go back to a bi-fold, I've gotten used to not having anything in my back pocket. The thinness of the new wallet is comfortable and easy to keep track of. The only thing I don't like is it get as thick as a wallet if it's holding a lot of bills. I solve this by splitting the bills with a money clip (carried in another pocket), which probably isn't a bad idea anyway.
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Old 09-17-2015, 05:16 PM   #14
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Coach makes very sturdy men's wallets. Will last 5-10 years.
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Coach makes very sturdy men's wallets. Will last 5-10 years.
Orvis is another. Extremely durable, although expensive.
Example:
Mens Wallet / American Bison Thinfold Leather Wallet -- Orvis
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I like the BigSkinny wallets.
+1 on the Big Skinny. They are the thinnest most durable I've seen at a reasonable price.
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I got this minimalist AlpineSwiss Leather wallet that I'm happy with. It's been holding up together fantastic, and it's nice to have to limit myself to only four cards and a small bit of cash, or five cards.
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DW and I have been happy with the products at walletbe WalletBe® | Wallets for Men and Women
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I suggest a wallet with built in RFID protection. That way no thief with a little machine in his backpack can scan your ID and credit cards.

Most RFID wallets are plastic or nylon but there are some gorgeous leather ones. Easy to find on Google.

I have one but I'm a girl so I don't know what guys want in a wallet so no specific recommendations.
Good idea.
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