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Man-of-Means

Men’s wallets that signal “I’m rich.”

words by: Sahar Khraibani
Feb 15, 2020

It’s not enough to have a great sense of style, and have it show through your choice of clothes and your accessories. The modern man has to have everything in check, and that includes the correct wallet – an item more often than not neglected. If your wallet is falling apart, or is showing the wears and tears of time, it’s time to invest in a new one. We’ve rounded up eight luxury brands that suggest “I have to cash to spare” in the best possible way.

The ultimate wallets for the ULTRA man (sugar babies, also take note). It’s a splurge, but it’s sure to be worth it.

 

 

Bao Bao Issey Miyake

If you’re a contemporary man looking to make a statement, this folding card case and wallet can be spotted from across a room with its geometric patterns and edgy design. The folding card case is a small bi-fold style that opens to reveal inside pockets for card and money storage. 

 

Gucci 

The Italian brand, founded on its craftsmanship of leather goods, has grown into the largest and arguably most well known fashion houses to date. Gucci’s inventory offers a variety of luxurious wallets that will not go unnoticed. With modern and classic variants, you browse their collection here.

 

 

Montblanc

This brand, known throughout the globe as the go-to connoisseur of writing instruments since 1906 (we’ve all seen and perhaps own that famous pen of theirs), has adapted its quality craftsmanship into small leather goods for the past century. This Meisterstuck Selection Sfumato Wallet carries an extremely durable calfskin exterior paired with lambskin interior – a subtle and chic choice. This one’s hard to pass up. 

 

 

Bottega Veneta

This luxury leather goods brand is most known for expertise in working with leather. They invented intrecciato, the intricate leather weaving technique, known to have ushered in a new understanding of fashion and leather goods. The Light Tourmaline Intrecciato VN Wallet is the perfect addition to any wardrobe, and the best gateway into fine leather goods. 

 

Louis Vuitton

I mean, they’re Louis Vuitton. Their monogram is recognizable from miles away and their uncompromising style is a testament to their fashion house’s design resilience. Their Multiple Wallet comes in a vibrant Iceberg blue and is nearly scuff proof Taiga leather – ideal for holding bills and cards in its architectural built-in slots. At $500+, this wallet is a flex and you can rock it the rest of your life: LV never goes out of style. 

 

 

Hermès

What started out as a small but high quality horse harness business for Thierry Hermès is now one of the leading luxury brands in the world. Rappers and pop stars sing about it. Check their compact and stunning Manhattan wallet or their more affordable but equally chic option, the Citizen Twill cardholder (who needs cash when you’re rich?). Both will turn heads as you pay for your Old Fashion at the bar.  

 

 

Maison Goyard

One of the oldest leather goods luxury houses, with an impressive list of clients ranging from Picasso to Edith Piaf and even Karl Lagerfield. The brand offers different combinations and options to personalize your accessories, and will have you holding an entirely beautiful and one of a kind handmade wallet. Browse their collection here

 

 

 

Maison Kitsuné

  

Maison Kitsuné was originally founded as a record label in 2002 by Gildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki. The Parisian pair branched out into clothing in 2005, re-working American preppy classics and wardrobe basics. Their Tricolour Fox leather bi-fold wallet is hallmarked with a Fox cutout that’s inlaid with navy, white and red Tricolour stripes – an enduring house motif of the Parisian label. It’s crafted from butter-soft leather to a compact dimension and features eight card slots, two slip pockets and a durable shell-lined billfold compartment.

 

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