Your wallet is the most important thing you carry with you (aside from your phone, and an air of quiet confidence, amiright?). It’s got your cash, your credit cards, your ID, your metro card, your precious loyalty card from your favorite coffee shop—but just because it’s home to all of your most important financial ephemera, doesn’t mean it needs to be bulky.
The dreaded wallet bump in the back pocket of your pants is not attractive, and worse, it can actually wear its own outline into your jeans over time. Trust us—you don’t want any part of that. And as we’re moving towards the ability to pay for things with your phone, you don’t need a massive wallet that can accommodate a huge wad of cash or a dozen credit cards. It’s time to slim down, my friend – and we can help. Check out our picks for the 25 best slim wallets out there.
Alternative Apparel Card Wallet
Los Angeles-based Alternative Apparel creates simple, well-designed products made out of sustainable materials, and its Card Wallet is no exception to that rule. Crafted out of genuine leather and lined with preppy striped chambray, the wallet will slip effortlessly into your pocket without adding any bulk.
Dash Wallets Dash 3.0
Based in San Francisco, Dash Wallets creates slim, affordable wallets like the Dash 3.0. Crafted from one piece of Saffiano leather, the wallet is lined with durable nylon and can hold up to 10 cards comfortably.
Noise Goods Card Holder
Handcrafted by artisans in Portugal, Noise Goods products just scream “attention to detail,” and the brand’s Card Holder embodies that expertly. Built from tough, full-grain, vegetable-tanned leather, the wallet will accommodate up to six cards, and has rugged stitching for added design flair.
This is Ground Metro Slim Wallet 2
Los Angeles-based This is Ground is dedicated to making products that are used when people are in motion—regardless of whether they’re country-hopping or just commuting to work everyday. Their Metro Slim Wallet 2 stays true to the brand’s mission—crafted out of quality leather (available in multiple colors and even in a perforated version), the wallet will fit up to four cards and has an exterior pocket for things you need to access quickly, like a $20 or an ID when you’re bar hopping.
Whipping Post Mojave Picker’s Wallet
If you’re the type of guy who’s into impromptu jam sessions, check out Whipping Post’s Mojave Picker’s Wallet. Its most unique feature is, of course, the tiny pocket that houses a guitar pick, but it also has three separate slots for cards, and a viewer window for your ID or your favorite photo.
Stitch & Locke Slide Wallet
Canadian outfit Stitch & Locke seeks to make unique EDC products for our increasingly cashless world, and they do exactly that with the Slide Wallet. Made out of cork, the wallet is lined with wool and has an open corner that allows you to easily access cards. Anyone who’s ever had to remove all of their cards from their wallet to find the one they want will enjoy this feature immensely.
MSTRMND Collective Slimplistic Wallet
Handcrafted right here in the USA from a variety of materials, this simple wallet from MSTRMND is available in a variety of different colors, holds up to ten cards, and has an easy-slide thumb slot in the middle to allow for easy access.
TROVE Eclipse Wallet
UK-based TROVE has been creating EDC products since 2011, and the Eclipse Wallet is one of their best offerings. Launched via Kickstarter, it’s crafted out of a combination of Italian elastic and full-grain leather paired with a hint of orange, giving it a unique silhouette. It has three separate pockets for cards and cash, and TROVE offers monogramming for an extra fee.
TGT Gray All Over Deluxe Wallet
The phrase “keep it right, keep it tight” certainly applies to slim fit wallets, and definitely applies to TGT’s wares (it’s even pronounced “tight”). The brand produces a variety of wallets (like this Gray All Over Deluxe Wallet) that blend durable elastic with high-quality lambskin leather for a unique, slim-profile wallet that you’ll have for years.
Owen & Fred Card Wallet
NYC-based Owen & Fred specializes making a few men’s accessories really well (we especially love their duffels and dopp kits), and this Card Wallet is one of the brand’s best offerings. Made out of navy and brown high-quality Horween leather, the wallet is hand-stitched, made in the USA, and easily fits up to 8 cards.
Bellroy Card Sleeve
Bellroy was started in 2010 with the mission to improve the way we carry things in our everyday lives, and they definitely fulfill their mission with their Card Sleeve. Available in a variety of colors, the Card Sleeve is made with premium vegetable-tanned leather, has two external slots for frequently used cards, an internal pocket for other cards, and a pull tab in the middle to ensure you can access them easily.
Il Bussetto Envelope Card Holder
Founded in 2004, Italy-based Il Bussetto creates expertly crafted leather goods like this Envelope Card Holder. Made from glossy, premium hand painted Cuoio leather (available in black, brown, orange, and teal), this luxe wallet is completely seamless, and securely folds over to keep your valuables in place.
DPTR Clamshell Wallet
Chicago-based DPTR (pronounced “departure”) makes products for our collective on-the-go lifestyles, and this Clamshell Wallet does exactly that really well. Crafted out of genuine Horween leather, the interior is lined with pigskin, and is wrapped in a black elastic band to keep everything secure without bulk.
Machine Era Slim Wallet
If you’re looking to stand out from the leather wallet crowd, consider Machine Era’s Slim Wallet. Crafted from a solid block of titanium (and then powder coated in black), the wallet is super light and has a single black strap around it that will securely hold up to eight cards and some folded up bills.
HuMn Aluminum Slim Wallet
If leather isn’t your thing, look no further than HuMn, which makes wallets made out of aircraft-grade aluminum plates (which are available in a rainbow of colors). You slip your cards and cash between the plates and worry about nothing.
Supr Slim 2 Wallet
Supr was founded by the Melander brothers, a duo that is dedicated to creating well-designed minimalist products. They accomplished their mission with the Slim 2 Wallet, which pairs high-quality, smooth grain leather with a soft microfiber material lining and a herringbone elastic band to keep everything in place. The wallet is also available in gray or black if bright orange isn’t your thing.
Bellroy Elements Sleeve
Another offering from Bellroy, the Elements Sleeve was designed for someone who spends a ton of time exposed to the elements. Crafted from water-resistant all-weather leather (available in black, red, and gray), the wallet has a pull-tab seal to keep out water and dirt and even has a slot for a key.
Will Leather Goods Quip Card Case
Based in Oregon, Will Leather Goods has been creating quality accessories out of leather for decades. This Quip Card Case is one of their best offerings, crafted out of washed Italian Lambskin (available in a variety of colors) and featuring two diagonal card pockets that will stash up to 8 cards. Add a monogram for an extra $10 and you’ve got a personalized wallet that will last you a lifetime.
Madera Union Wallet
You can buy a lot of EDC things that are made out of wood nowadays (everything from watches to tie clips to sunglasses), but it’s probably a safe bet that you haven’t seen a ton of wood wallets. This Union Wallet from Madera features a hand-polished wood front and a rubberized back with a strap to hold up to six cards in place.
Hard Graft Wild Pocket Wallet
London-based Hard Graft makes a variety of incredibly high-quality goods, typically crafted out of premium leather and Italian wool felt. Its Wild Pocket Wallet is crafted out of both signature materials, the high-quality leather (available in gray or black) outerpiece is lined with gray wool felt, and the top-load configuration allows easy-access to cards and cash.
Grovemade Black Minimalist Wallet
You might know Oregon-based Grovemade for its goods made out of bamboo (iPhone cases, desk accessories, and the like), but its Black Minimalist Wallet is made out of something else—namely lightweight anodized aluminum. The metal wallet is wrapped in black premium leather, but this wallet has the distinct feel of being tough-as-nails. Accommodating up to five cards, the back of the wallet has a window that when pressed, released all of the cards to provide easy access.
Parabellum Cash & Carry Wallet
LA-based Parabellum specializes in creating unique leather goods, and they do it expertly with this Cash & Carry Wallet. Sporting a unique square silhouette, the wallet is crafted out of supple North American bison leather, has four card slots (which can accommodate up to 12 cards), and is available in a variety of colors.
Ridge Carbon Fiber Wallet
Nothing compares to carbon fiber, and nobody does carbon carry better than Ridge. This ultra slim wallet consists of 2 pieces of carbon fiber along with an attached elastic cash strap that provides enough room for 1-12 cards. Each one can be broken for easy deep cleans, includes RFID protection, and weighs just 1.6 ounces. This is the perfect way to streamline your carry without sacrificing durability.
Tanner Goods Journeyman Wallet
Crafted in Portland, Oregon, Tanner Goods has built itself a reputation from making high-quality leather goods that you’ll keep forever. Its Journeyman Wallet certainly fits into that category. Crafted out of premium Horween Chromexcel leather, it has four separate card slots and a central pocket for your cash, and if you feel like getting personal—you can monogram it for an extra $20.
Shinola Magnetic Money Clip Card Wallet
Detroit-based Shinola burst onto the scene a few years ago with their American-made watches, but they’ve also been cranking out quality leather goods, like this Magnetic Money Clip Card Wallet. Crafted out of Horween Essex leather, it’s a hybrid card wallet and money clip, featuring two slots on the front to hold cards, and a magnetic money clip on the back to hold your bills in place.