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The 25 Best Minimalist Wallets to Buy Right Now

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Michael Caloca / ONE37pm

Earlier this year, my boyfriend and I visited Boston. As we were leaving the hotel, I noticed that he put his wallet in his pocket and it just looked heavy. I offered to carry it in my purse but when he tried to put it in my bag, we realized it didn’t fit. This problem could have been pretty easily resolved had he possessed a more minimal wallet, and not something that was bulging at the seams. I’m not even sure what was in his bulbous one (receipts? coins? Another smaller wallet?) but the next day, a hunt for a better, sleeker wallet began.  

1. Travelambo Front Pocket Minimalist Leather

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Amazon

If you’re a traveler, or just like the added security of RFID technology, this super slim wallet can offer you peace of mind. With 6 card slots, this offers enough space to house your ID card, credit/debit cards, and your hotel access card. With 24,000 reviews, fans love this wallet for it’s sleek look, the premium leather and with it being so light that some users swear they “didn’t even know it was in their pocket.” 

buy now, $9.99

2. Travando Mens Slim Wallet with Money Clip

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Amazon

With over 60,000 reviews, this wallet has 11 slots for cards (whoa, baby) and a money clip so you can also carry around cash—always a good option. Reviewers say that it’s easy to double up cards in the slots (for a grand total of 22 cards!) and although it might be hard to get the cards out at first, it gets a lot easier once the wallet is broken in a bit. With multiple colorways and stylish designs, you can’t go wrong with any selection.

buy now, $29.95

3. SWZA Carbon Fiber Wallet

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Amazon

This is the wallet I imagine James Bond carrying around; it just looks that cool.  Made out of carbon fiber material, it’s lighter than you would think at 0.5 oz, and can carry 15 cards. Plus, it’s C Shape Design allows you to pull out any card easily and smoothly. This luxe-looking wallet also comes in gift packaging, making it an easy gift for the upcoming holidays. 

buy now, $19.99

4. Thread Wallets Slim Minimalist

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Amazon

If you’re looking for minimalism but don’t want to give up fun, say no more. Thread Wallets offer multiple styles complete with bold design and color. Although made with tight knit elastic, the brand swears your cards will not slide out. It also comes complete with a keyring so you can attach it to your backpack or your keys, and if you’re feeling whimsical, check out their line of matching accessories, like keychain holders and wrist lanyards. 

buy now, $16

5. Nike Basic Wallet

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Amazon

Maybe you’re looking for something basic. Like... real, real no-frills. This Nike wallet just gives you what you need: a bill pocket, six storage slots, and an external zipper pocket. That’s it. Made super light weight and small, many reviewers thought this was perfect for their young kids as a great “first wallet”. 

buy now on amazon, $20.34

6. Herschel Roy RFID

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Amazon

This is another great option if you’re looking for something simple. Reviewers say this Herschel RFID wallet is good quality at a good price, but not ideal if you want to carry around any coins. It comes in 28 different designs, many ranging from camo to floral print to tie-dye, but also offers single color crosshatch if you don’t want to get too crazy.

buy now on amazon, $23.19 - $54.99

7. Coach Signature Canvas 3-in-1

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Amazon

Amazon recommended this as “Best Design” and it’s easy to see why. It’s signature all-over-print and the quality canvas material make this wallet a stand out, and the blue and white color scheme are minimal without being boring. It comes with a full length compartment for cash (nice!) as well as 8 credit card slots, and removable insert. One reviewer was even impressed with how well it holds up: after dropping it in a lake, it still looks new.

buy now on amazon, $149.99

8. Fossil Andrew Card Zip Case

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Amazon

So there are many colorways and designs here, but this one was clearly the funniest. Made with 100% leather, this eco-friendly card case has 3 credit card slots, 1 magnet money clip, and a zipper top. And yes, the card says “What’s the Password?” 

buy now on amazon, $55

9. Timberland Blix Slimfold

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Amazon

Timberland prides itself on their superior stitching, their leather products, and their sleek-yet-rugged aesthetic, and this wallet is no different. It’s thin enough to carry in jeans or dress pants, offers space for 3 credit cards, an ID window, and two slip pockets, and holds up after years of usage. One reviewer was even left in awe at how nice her partner’s wallet looks after 4 years, especially since “he is not super careful about taking care of things.” 

buy now on amazon, $17.57

10. Molywoo Personalized Pocket Wallet

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Amazon

Now this is a cool idea. Not only is this wallet great for functionality, but it can be engraved with a custom photo on the front and a message on the back. It’s constructed out of high quality PU leather and has a snap button to keep your cards secure, but the personalization makes this an incredibly thoughtful gift for anyone.

buy now on amazon, $25.99

11. Serman Brands Leather Slim Wallet

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Amazon

This wallet is made for those who don’t want to waste time. With its quick access 4 front pockets (where you can keep your frequently used cards) and 2 interior pockets and photo ID slot, this wallet manages to stay extremely slim. It also comes with a money clip to hold cash and RFID technology to keep you safe. Another fun bonus: it’s constructed from premium full grain leathers that are made to get scratched up and absorb the oils from you hands so it only looks better with time! 

buy now on amazon, $29.99

12. VULKIT Slim Credit Card Holder

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Amazon

If you prefer just to hold onto a few cards while you’re out and about and aren’t looking to carry cash, the VULKIT Slim Credit Card Holder might be your best bet. With RFID technology and space to hold 5 cards, this slim metal case comes in many sleek colors, like emerald green (pictured), space grey, and wine. 

buy now on amazon, $13.99

13. Mountain Voyage Wood Slim

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Amazon

For the person who loves the outdoors or just likes the aesthetic of it, this selection from Mountain Voyage is made from recycled walnut wood. Smaller than your smartphone, it still lets you carry 1-12 cards and the money clip is removable, which is a unique feature. Reviewers call this “the best wallet on the market” and “a game changer.”

buy now on amazon, $44.99

14. Buffway Credit Card Holder

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Amazon

This extra slim selection manages to fit in 6 cards and provide RFID blocking technology, but it’s the soft leather and clean stitching that makes this a must-have. Reviewers say it’s great for cards, but they struggle with fitting in any cash, so choose another option if you prefer having bills on you at all times.

15. Fossil Derrick RFID Bifold with Flip ID

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Fossil

This rugged Fossil wallet is a fan favorite with everyone. With reviewers saying they “would definitely purchase again” and “everything is perfect with enough space for cards and ID”, this gorgeous option expands to accommodate bulky cards and Fossil even allows you to emboss it for free.

buy now from fossil, $55

16. Louis Vuitton Multiple Wallet

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Louis Vuitton

If price isn’t an object, this gorgeous LV wallet really makes a statement. It’s more of a demure flex, with it’s gorgeous black calf leather and clean black-on-black stitching. The signature metal initials elevate the piece, but with 3 credit card slots, 2 slots of business cards, 2 receipt slots, and 2 different sections to stash cash, it’s functional enough to be your day-to-day. 

buy now from louis vuitton, $790

17. Paul Smith Leather Card Holder

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Paul Smith

Sometimes different colors are all we need to get organized, and for those aesthetic chasers, this Paul Smith card holder is perfection. Three card slots, a simple press-stud closure, and a tiny silver logo. What more could you ever need? 

buy now from paul smith, $195

18. Off-White “For Money” Wallet

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Farfetch

Mean what you say and say what you mean is this wallet’s approach. Made of black leather with internal card slots and space for, well, yes, money, this is one accessory with a one track mind.  If you need something “For Cards” or “For Passport”, check out the other leather goods in this collection.

buy now from farfetch, $272

19. TUMI Delta ID Lock Shielded Slim Single Billfold

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Nordstrom

TUMI is known for their high quality business and travel products, from luggages to backpacks to carry-ons. They bring that same craftsmanship to their wallets, and the Delta Slim Single is as understated as it is classy. It comes with what they call a “currency pocket” (space for your monies) and 6 card slots. It also has TUMI’s version of RFID, their Tumi ID Lock technology, to help keep your information secure. 

buy now from nordstrom, $85

20. Fjallraven Zip Wallet

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Nordstrom

This cool wallet gives off a vintage varsity feel, with its throwback zip closure and tech-blend canvas, and great for the outdoors. It’s especially helpful if you are in the market for something waterproof, as it’s made from G-1000 material meaning 65% recycling polyester and 35% organic cotton with wax impregnation for water resistance. 

buy now from nordstrom, $40

21. Ezra Arthur Cash Fold Wallet

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Nordstrom

I am assuming this is the wallet that Frank Sinatra would carry if he was around today; it’s cool, it’s classy, and it looks like money is no object, all for $40. It’s made of high quality leather and in multiple colorways, from Malbec to Whiskey to Jet Top Stitch (yeah, I thought we had a theme going, too.)  

22. Black Gucci Signature Card Case

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Gucci

If you’re going to do simple, you might as well do simple in style.  While the 4 card slots lend itself to only carrying what’s absolutely necessary, why would you want to carry around anything else when you have this bad boy in your pocket? This super sleek card case is constructed with debossed Gucci Signature leather, it has the instantly recognizable all over logo print, and a metal logo detail once more for good measure.  

buy now from gucci, $295

23. Men’s Personalized Wallet

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Etsy

With over 135k sales, a perfect 5-star rating, and over 22k reviews, this wallet is the cream of the crop over on Etsy. With great color selections, the option to engrave on both the exterior and interior (and in multiple fonts!), and the quality construction (check out that stitching), it’s easy to see why.  Customers rave about it, with the comment “It’s perfect!” appearing again and again. Whether it’s a gift for just one person or a whole batch of groomsmen, this wallet will not disappoint.

buy now from etsy, $20.95

24. Fossil Derrick Sliding 2-in-1

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Fossil

Wanting something minimal doesn’t always mean you want to sacrifice space. This Fossil Derrick Sliding 2-in-1 gives you two separate pieces to use together or apart. You can use the smaller insert as an extension of your wallet by carrying all of your extras, or you can fill with all of your essentials and just slip that in your back pocket when you’re out on the town... or out doing errands. For a special touch, you can always emboss on their site for free. 

buy now from fossil, $60

25. Bellroy Hide and Seek Wallet

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Amazon

The Hide-and-Seek is an undeniably handsome wallet. The butterfly leather is sharp, it has many slots for credit cards and ID, it has RFID protection, and it even comes in two different sizes to ensure that all international bills will also easily fit -- and, it even has a hidden section to hold spare cash and coins. Listed as Amazon’s Choice, this wallet also comes with a 3 year warranty in case it isn’t yours.

buy now from amazon, $89
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