Best Leather Wallet for Men: Slim Yet Smart

As we get closer and closer to a fully cashless society where you can pay for everything with your smartphone, at this point a slim wallet is really all you need. The days of organizing cash, checks, paper receipts, and coins, are thankfully soon to be behind us if they aren’t already. A good slim leather wallet can make your life a little better by sitting more comfortably in your pocket and maybe even earning you a compliment or two. But with so many wallet brands out there, how can you tell which one is the best leather minimalist wallet? Find out our top pick for the best slim leather wallet below.

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The Modular Bifold: The Best Leather Wallet for Men

Ekster’s modular bifold is a genuine full-grain leather wallet with a classic design and modern features. But what makes it the best leather wallet for men? Despite begin made of top-quality leather, this wallet feels incredibly expensive but won’t break the bank.

At only $71, this slim leather wallet is buttery and supple right out of the box, not to mention the delightful smell of naturally-tanned leather. For true leather connoisseurs, this can make all the difference.

It’s called the modular bifold because it comes equipped with a magnetically attachable inner cardholder. This handy addition allows you to turn your wallet into a cardholder on the fly for versatile carry if you don’t need your whole wallet, just a few essential cards. Not only does this offer more versatility, but the inner cardholder is also RFID-blocking so your cards are always protected from wireless theft.

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Modular Bifold Specifications

Before you buy, take a look at our in-depth data on the Modular Bifold wallet.

  • Dimensions: 0.4 x 3.2 x 8 in (1.1 x 8.2 x 21.5 cm)
  • Modular: Removable magnetic cardholder
  • Access: 4 quick access card slots
  • Cash: Stores 10+ bills
  • Coins: Coin compartment in top of cardholder
  • Storage: Stores 12+ cards, recommended storage: 9 cards. The magnetic cardholder holds 8+ cards once removed.
  • Sustainable: LWG gold-rated tanneries, DriTan™ technology
  • Leather: Premium American hides by ECCO

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What makes the best slim leather wallet?

The best slim leather wallet is slender, doesn’t way too much, and is easy to get out of your pocket. But style also has to come into account when buying an accessory you could have for years. That’s why the best slim leather wallet is also made from the highest quality, environmentally friendly leather, like Ekster’s Modular Bifold. This type of leather naturally forms a patina over time, giving the distinct character of lived-in leather.

Which pocket should I hold my wallet in?

Another great thing about leather minimalist wallets is that they can easily be held in the back or front pocket without causing a big bulge or being noticeable. While many bifold wallets are incredibly thick and cause unseemly bulges, Ekster’s Modular Bifold is only 0.4 inches thick. If you are worried about a misaligned spine, definitely consider getting a leather minimalist wallet that can fit in your front pocket. Sitting on a big wallet can, and most likely will, cause back pain.

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Best leather minimalist wallet: is it for you?

Whether you still carry around coins and cash, or just cards and a smartphone, a leather minimalist wallet is the perfect accessory because it adapts as you do. For the days that you need cash, credit cards, gift cards, and an ID, then grab the whole thing. If you’re just heading out for a nice dinner, go for the cardholder only. Don’t miss out on the best leather minimalist wallet, Ekster’s Modular Bifold, on sale now!


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We started with upgrading the traditional leather wallet, making it easier to use and harder to lose. Now, we're taking on the rest of your essentials to make each day easier for you.

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