8 of the Best: Men’s Wallets

Wallets maketh the man in our opinion here at Coolector HQ and it’s important to put some thought into your choice of wallet because it is the most fundamental and cornerstone piece of your EDC line up. Fortunately, however, there are plenty of awesome brands to choose from when it comes to finding the perfect wallet and we’ve picked 8 of the best below:

Machine Era Co Ti5 Slim Wallet – $60

Undoubtedly one of our favourite brands here at Coolector HQ, Machine Era Co, have all sort of awesome EDC but it is their Ti5 Slim Wallet that is their stand out piece in our opinion. This uncompromising and ultra functional wallet is a steal at just $60 and it holds up to seven cards – which is more than enough for most men. Crafted from from aerospace (Grade 5) 6al-4v Titanium and sealed with a black ‘Diamond Like Carbon’ (DLC) PVD coating, it boasts a considerable aesthetic impact and it is as scratch resistant as they come. ($60)

Taylor Stitch Minimalist Bifold Wallet – $98

Made from 100% full grain Spanish cow hide, there is a real tangible sense of quality to this Taylor Stitch Minimalist Bifold Wallet ($98). Effortlessly cool and sophisticated, this top notch piece of EDC has a clever design born in supple leather. This understated offering from Taylor Stitch will carry everything you need but does away with the annoying, unnecessary bulk to help keep your pockets lean and streamlined. ($98)

Pioneer Molecule Wallet – $59

Streamlined in the extreme, the Pioneer Molecule Wallet ($59) is the perfect choice for those who want to keep their pocket clutter to a minimum. With space enough for 4-6 cards and folded bills, it has more than enough storage for most and it is made from proprietary 10XD Ripstop which took three long years of researching and testing to make perfect. It is the strongest fiber known to man and this robustness is accentuated by the use of FutureForm heat molding technology and bomber bar tack stitching, which ensures that the Pioneer Molecule is incredibly durable and resilient as it is elegant and refined. ($59)

The Goods LA Fold Wallet – $120

A distinctly stealthy looking offering, the Fold Wallet from The Goods LA ($120) is one of our favourites here at Coolector HQ. It provides more space than regular slim wallets but still manages to remain effortlessly stylish with the minimalistic look. It comes equipped with four card slots, two hidden slots, and a bill holder compartment, meaning it is an easy fit for all the cards, ID, and cash you have. It is crafted from vegetable tanned cowhide leather and is made in Los Angeles, California. ($120)

Dango D01 Dapper Wallet – $69

Handcrafted and made in the USA, the Dango D01 Dapper Wallet ($69) was designed for the sophisticated chap with an edge. Dango wanted to incorporate clean lines with contrasting materials and textures to deliver a wallet quite unlike anything else on the market and they’ve achieved this with aplomb. From the boardroom, to a night out on the town, to a cruise down the coast, the Dapper Wallet will be right there by your side and has your back. Made from genuine top grain leather that is secured to the Dango Wallet chassis with mil-spec bolts, it has space for 12 cards and has an integrated bottle opener. A real win, win. ($69)

Red Wing Heritage Classic Bifold – $130

Red Wing’s newest line of heritage goods – which have been designed with their century-plus history of expertise and craftsmanship in bootmaking – ensures to use the same top-quality materials and proven know-how found in all of their boots. This certainly extends to the Red Wing Heritage Classic Bifold Wallet ($130) and it has a design we all know and it is this timeless design that really appeals to our sensibilities at Coolector HQ. Done in true Red Wing style, with premium leather and second-to-none craftsmanship, this wallet will ramp up the quality of your EDC line up no end and it is made from vegetable-tanned leather from Hermann Oak Tanning Company. ($130)

Hard Graft Bear Hug Card Case – $58

The devil is in the detail with this small but perfectly formed Bear Hug Card Case from Hard Graft ($58). Brilliantly crafted from high end materials and it hugs anything from 5 to 15 credit cards, business cards and folded notes. All the materials originate from Italian family businesses and each wallet is crafted with traditional and contemporary techniques to ensure a finish of unparalleled quality. ($58)

Nodus Compact Card Wallet – £50

Ultra slim and extremely minimalist, the Nodus Compact Card Wallet (£50) is ideally suited to those men that don’t have many cards to carry and keep their clutter to a minimum. It has an easy access central note/bill sleeve and intelligent RFID shielding which allows for contactless payments from one card, while keeping all other cards safe from skimming and card clash. Made from full grain vegetable tanned Italian leather, this understated offering definitely ticks all our boxes at Coolector HQ. (£50)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.