With the strong emergence of minimalist wallets, we cover the 20 Best Slim Wallets in 2021 in our latest guide.
There are many reasons why more and more men are starting to transition to slim wallets – maybe it’s for comfort, maybe it’s for ease of use, or maybe it’s because they find themselves carrying less these days. Whatever the reason, it seems to be a positive transition for everyone.
With so many options available, it can be hard to pinpoint exactly which slim wallet would be best for your needs – which is why we have created this list of 20 Best Slim Wallets in 2021. Not only will we cover the best slim wallets on the market, we will let you know why they’re the best and just how much they cost.
First, let’s cover a few reasons why slim wallets may be better suited than their antiquated “chunky” counterparts:
- Slim wallets appear more professional and polished, and usually come in sleek colors and designs. Switching to a slim wallet will also get rid of weird bulges in your shirt or pants pocket.
- You will carry less clutter when using a slim wallet, making it easier to find cards and cash in a rush. You will also find that you’re more organized, doing away with extra punch cards and receipts.
- Slim wallets fit easier in front pockets – sometimes they even clip to waistbands. This is a two-way advantage: you’ll find yourself with less back discomfort and it will be easier to carry your belongings when exercising.
You see? The slim wallet is an obvious choice.
So let’s get to it, here are our recommendations for the 20 Best Slim Wallets in 2021 (in no particular order):
The Note Sleeve Wallet by Bellroy made its way to our list for its sleek, modern coloring and design. This slim wallet holds up to 11 cards and is one of the only designs on the list to contain a section for coins, which can be a deal breaker for those who like to keep parking change. This updated version of the Note Sleeve Wallet is made of premium leather and features RFID technology, keeping you both stylish and safe. $89
Barbour, a household name in menswear, has introduced their own line of RFID semi-slim wallets. A bit thicker than most others on the list, we've added this one because of its classic simplicity and trusted name. Available only in one color, Dark Brown, this timeless choice is still a step up from the bulky wallets of yesteryear. Was $70, now $41.90.
A true budget-friendly tester wallet, the Dax expanding card case wallet is a top choice for those who are unsure if slim wallets are going to work for their needs. Under $20 with modern designs in a array of colors, this is a great starter. You're going to be skipping out on quality textiles and RFID technology with this option, so be sure to take that into consideration. $18
The Dango D01 Dapper EDC Wallet elegantly intertwines dapper and rugged into this amazing design. This wallet is durable and comes in a variety of leather and rubber combinations, making it one of the most versatile on the list. This wallet holds up to 12 cards and features RFID technology, it's lightweight and ultra slim - a definite winner. $69
Frye, a "frequent flyer" on our best of lists, has it's own line of high-quality leather wallets - no surprise there! Timeless and classic, this option offers a revamp of the bulky wallet. While not as slim and lightweight as others on this list, Frye has built this piece to last a lifetime. $137.95
The Allett Original Wallet may be one of the largest on the list, but don't be too quick to write it off as bulky. This design has made it so that the user can carry up to 24 cards without too much added bulk by utilizing a passport holder design. Each card slot is lined in silicone to keep cards securely in place and offers RFID technology. $55
The Dark Knot's Pro Performance Wallet is the ultimate sleek, aesthetic wallet that provides both stylistic benefits and functional use. The Pro Performance wallet features RFID technology and is extremely lightweight, making it perfect for daily use. Featuring elastic band technology, this minimalist looking wallet allows you to hold up to 15-20 cards. The Dark Knot's Pro Performance wallet also comes with a detachable money clip, making this your go to choice. Available in several colors, $85 - sale price $76.50.
The best part of this luxury card case is that it comes in this amazing shade of blue. Okay, maybe also the fact that it has that incredible flap detail - both for design and security. Made of Italian calfskin leather, this card case is as formal as they come. The Bosca Italo Leather Card Case is the perfect pop of color for formalwear looks and is sure to make a statement. $42
The Vintage Gentlemen's Leather iPhone Battery Wallet is perfect for the tech-conscious crowd who is looking for a bit more from their everyday carry pieces. This wallet is crafted from leather and features a 2400 mAh li-ion battery and a stealthily integrated Apple Lightning cable to keep devices charged anywhere. $115.99, sale price $79.95.
Another classic and affordable option, the Serman Brands RFID Blocking Wallet comes in a variety of unique colors and features RFID technology to keep your information safe. Slim and stylish, this wallet holds 6-8 cards and is made of genuine leather. $29.99
It wouldn’t be a comprehensive list without a good splurge - and that's just what this is. For the brand conscious out there, Balenciaga offers their own branded slim wallet. Not too many bells or whistles, this one is just for the flex. Made of Italian leather with 4 exterior card slots and 1 center slip pocket for cash. $225
Johnston & Murphy is another household name that now offers a slim wallet collection. Their latest take is a classic glossy brown leather design that features a waist clip, perfect for those trying to transition out of "back pocket wearing". Not only is this wallet timeless, it's also budget-friendly and great for your lower back and posture! $42
Another luxury card case for the list, this one by Jay Butler. Though usually known for his luxury loafer designs, Jay Butler has entered the world of slim wallets. What we love most about this design is its uniqueness. Made of high-quality green ostrich leather, this piece is sure to draw attention. This wallet is another great addition to a formal look for a subtle pop of color. Plus, it's the color of money. $195
14. The Ridge Wallet
Slim and secure, The Ridge Wallet is the perfect companion for utility and function. This wallet holds 1-12 cards with ease and features RFID technology to keep your information safe. What makes this design a bit different from the others is the outer cash strap, which made of elastic and a metal plate for security. This design is offered in 4 colors and ranges from $85 to $105.
What we love most about the Anson Calder Card Wallet is that it's completely customizable to your needs! This design is offered in both French Calfskin and Sport Leather and gives you the choice of RFID technology add-ons - and that's not all! Anson Calder also allows you to personalize your slim wallet with a monogram and is offered in a wide variety of colors. Starts at $90 and goes up according to add-on features and designs.
The Dark Knot’s Madison Slim Wallet Collection combines utility with simplicity, creating a polished and sophisticated look. This wallet features three detachable components: (1) a synthetic leather outer shell, available in three colors (2) an aluminum card holder with click technology (3) and an elastic band for cash storage. The aluminum case along with leather outer shell allow for holding up to seven cards. The Madison Slim Wallet also features RFID technology, which protects your information. $74, sale price $67.50.
The TUMI Alpha Card Case offers a classic take on the new looks of slim wallets, as it's a direct descendant of billfolds past - fully equipped with a clear ID slot. Like all other TUMI products, this is a great choice for those who travel often and need to quickly show an ID. This slim, bi-fold option offers a sleek design and holds 3 cards - eliminating bulk. $70, sale price $56.
The Travando slim wallet comes in so many amazing and modern color schemes and offers RFID technology. Their many affordable options offer the wearer several choices for style and versatility. This wallet has 11 card slots and an integrated money clip, making it great for an everyday carry. $34.95, sale price $29.95.
Known for their high-quality leather goods, Coach has always offered top choice everyday carry essentials. What we love most about this option is that not only does it offer a new take on the card case (featuring a money clip), it provides the polished and refined look that the name carries. Calf leather, with two card slots and an opening on the top - money clip is on the backside. $62.79
The Hershel Charlie Slim Wallet is a great choice for those looking for something a bit more relaxed than its leather counterparts. This wallet comes in 21 different colorways of polyester canvas and is hand-washable. The Hershel Charlie Slim Wallet offers RFID technology and has a few card slots on each side. $21.99
As you've probably already noticed, there are slim wallets for every need and budget. Now that we've gone over our favorites, we hope that you'll be able to pin down exactly what it is that you're after and finally transition to the slim wallet.