When we think of trendy and exciting accessories, we never quite get to wallets because we think of them as functional rather than accessories.
Gone are the days that leather wallets and bulging pockets are a thing. We have instead entered a minimalist age where wallets are becoming smaller, and yes sometimes metallic.
Metal wallets have become popular because they provide supreme card protection. Card breaking and cracking is a serious problem in the traditional leather wallet; especially when put in the back pocket. This problem does not exist will metallic wallets as the plates cradle your cards.
There are two main things you need to consider when buying metallic wallets; the material and the size.
The metallic part should be made of durable material such as titanium, aluminum, or stainless steel. These materials are durable and strong.
When it comes to size, ensure that it is small but can hold more without losing its shape. It should be compact, and it is always best to go for minimalist designs.
Here are some of the best metal wallets available on the market:
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People often avoid trifold wallets because they are believed to be bulky and create a bulge in your pocket. A trifold wallet is one that folds over twice to that you have three folds.
They are often roomier than other wallets and though they are bigger, it does not mean that they are heavier.
There are two main things you need to think about when buying a trifold wallet.
The first is the material or fabric. The exterior should be made of a durable material that can age well.
The most popular is leather-cowhide, sheepskin, and faux leather. These fabrics are good because they are easy to clean and will last a while.
The second thing you should pay attention to is space and compartments. A good trifold wallet will be subdivided into several compartments to make the organization easy and give each item its designated place.
The following are some of the best trifold wallets in the market.
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A wallet is one of the most essential things to own as a man.
It has become more than a pouch for carrying money; it is an accessory.
Every man deserves to have the right type of wallet for their everyday activities. It should embody your signature style and taste while remaining unique and classy.
Unfortunately, not many men take the time to pick out their wallets. More than that, a lot of men ignore zipper wallets even though they are just as durable and stylish as other types.
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When you leave the house, there are three essential things that you check for, your wallet, keys, and cellphone.
The same goes for when you come back to the house. It is normal to forget one or even two of these items. It is even more common to lose one of these items.
Manufactures noticed the problem and the age of the keychain wallet was born.
The keychain wallet provide you with the option of putting your keys and wallet together so you can always have your wallet when you have your keys.
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There is an old school method for carrying a wallet where the man stuffs a big hunk of junk in their back pocket and continues with their day.
For many decades, this is how most men carried their wallets.
Unfortunately, by the end of the day, many were left with sore backs; that is unless a pickpocket managed to snag it first.
Sitting on your wallet creates an imbalance that distorts your pelvis and hips, placing stress on your hip joint and lower back. Eventually, you could compress the sciatic nerve which translates to pain.
It is no surprise therefore that most medical professionals agree that sitting on your wallet is a bad idea. The obvious solution to curing your ache is to get your wallet out of your back pocket.
However, most of your traditional wallets are too thick and bulky to comfortably place into a front pocket. That being said, the need for a new style of wallet arose.
People needed something that was slim and lightweight and could easily fit into a front pocket. Thus came the front pocket wallet that was designed to be slim and compact.
Therefore, if you are looking to take care of your pelvis and back, consider getting one of the following front pocket wallets.
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Wallets are supposed to be slim and minimalist, especially since the use of cash is quickly fading from our system.
Most people today operate with credit cards and debit cards, and that is basically all that they carry in their wallets.
It therefore makes no sense to have a huge wallet in your pocket.
The only thing worse than having a huge wallet bulging through your pants is having to carry heavy coins around. Coins keep making that irritating jangling noise in your pocket, and also make your pockets feel very heavy.
Not to mention the fact that coins easily fall out of your pocket whenever you engage in some high energy activities, or even just sit on the ground.
So what can you do about your coins?
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When I first heard of a front pocket wallet, I was thinking that it was just another one of those hipster things that people just want to happen. I scoffed the idea at first while quietly reassuring my back pocket wallet that I will never ever let it go.
But the more I read about front pocket wallets, I realized that its not just going to be a fad. It’s not like Friendster that we all remember as a “phase”.
There really are some legitimate points on why front pocket wallets are better than the regular back pocket wallet.
Just to be clear. I was once a non-believer like you. Although it pains me to say it, I am a convert.
Continue reading 8 Reasons Why You Should Start Carrying a Front Pocket Wallet?
When talking about men’s wallets, we always imagine this fat piece of leather that seems to be bulging from a man’s behind. While that is the general or traditional view of a man’s wallet, not all wallets should look like that.
If you ask the experts, your wallet shouldn’t even look like that. Not only is it uncomfortable and unsafe, it can also cause you health problems. Now, I know that we all want to be healthy but the contents of a wallet should be a priority for everyone. After all, it’s our version of “Batman’s Utility Belt”. But is the bulky wallet still the best way to go?
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A wallet is a man’s best friend.
Well, not really.
But really close.
If you try to think about it, it’s the closest we can get to having Batman’s utility belt. Everything you can ever need to survive the modern world in one small piece of leather.
But before we go into details, do we even have a formal and worldwide accepted definition of what a wallet is? Growing up, a wallet was just something you put paper money in. It wasn’t the best definition out there but it actually makes sense. Continue reading Top 5 Men’s Wallet Styles
When I was a bit younger. It never really occurred to me that a wallet can be kept on other pockets aside from the back pocket. I’ve seen it from my grandfather, uncles, father, and even older cousins and brother. They all kept their wallets in their back pockets.
So I followed suit. I was 15 when I got my very first leather wallet and it went directly into my back pocket. I’ve always done this ever since. Well, up until I was 23 years old when I saw somebody in the bus carry a big bulging piece of leather in their front pockets.
It was a mystery at first. Front pocket-ers are quite rare. But I approached the fellow and he was a fairly pleasant soul. When I asked him about why he kept his wallet that way, he just gave me a short but memorable reply.
Continue reading Front Pocket or Back Pocket: Where Should You Keep Your Wallet?