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The 15 Best Carbon Fiber Wallets

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The 15 Best Carbon Fiber Wallets

So what’s the appeal of a carbon fiber wallet anyway? Well, first is the pattern. Undoubtedly cool, it’s an instant recognition of the fact that you’re sporting a high-quality material. Next is the fact that carbon fiber combines the properties of strength and a lack of weight, almost like no other material. So it’s no wonder that advocates of the EDC lifestyle have often chosen products and wallets made of this wonder material. It’s strong, stiff, and is often used in high-performance applications such as aircraft, race cars, and sports equipment. As a material, carbon fiber can still command a premium price. But in small amounts, such as the amount required to make a wallet, it can be quite affordable.

Increasingly, carbon fiber is making its appearance in products like wallets, backpacks, and apparel, because it is simply more durable and lightweight in most cases. When it comes to wallets, carbon fiber is often lighter than what leather, aluminum, or even titanium wallets can offer. And while some of the aforementioned materials by their very nature are not flexible, carbon fiber constructed wallets have the ability to both be stiff or flexible, depending on the manufacturer’s production and design choices.

With its black cross-hatched textured appearance, carbon fiber’s aesthetic properties also lend themselves well to the minimalist look that more of us are after. So I went ahead and found 25 of the best and most beautiful carbon fiber wallets you can buy right now. Of course, they still come in different styles and sizes, all the way from a traditional tri-fold or bi-fold to something extremely minimalist like a carbon fiber money clip. Let’s have a look at these slim pocket wonders.

1. Travando Rio Money Clip Carbon Fiber Wallet

Travando Rio Money Clip Carbon Fiber Wallet

The Carbon Fiber option of the Travando money clip wallet makes for an extremely good looking bi-fold wallet. Its functional and slim profile includes seven card pockets and features a premium faux-leather lining inside the wallet. It also features a very handy thumb push cutout to let you access your cards quickly. The stainless steel money clip has a nicely engraved Travando emblem logo that pairs very nicely with the noble metal emblem on the wallet’s front just above the thumb hole. Affordable, stylish, and minimalist, if you’re after a bifold carbon fiber wallet, this might be the one.  

Key Features

  • RFID protection
  • 7 card pockets
  • Stainless steel money clip
  • Magnetic closure
  • Leather lining

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 4.7″ x 3.0″ x 0.7″
  • Weight: 2.4 oz

2. Dango Products - M1 R-Spec Wallet

Dango Products - M1 R-Spec Wallet

This unique wallet from Dango is not all carbon fiber. It’s made of a unique mix of materials to create an incredibly slim and stylish vertical wallet design. Available in four colour combinations, including grey, white, black, and red, the Dango features a carbon fiber backplate that eliminates unnecessary weight and adds a flash of sophisticated material elegance. Designed to last a lifetime, this wallet features an aerospace-grade 6061 aluminum frame as well as a silicone band that allows you to expand the contents of your wallet to almost any size.

Key Features

  • Multiple anchor points for tethering
  • Made in the USA
  • RFID blocking
  • Can hold up to 10 cards
  • Top grain leather with accented stitching
  • TSA compliant
  • Stainless steel screws

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 3″ x 4.25″ x 0.43″
  • Weight: 3 oz

3. Fidelo Carbon Fiber Minimalist Wallet

Fidelo Carbon Fiber Minimalist Wallet

This modern minimalist carbon fiber wallet from Fidelo is one of the best selling wallets in the world. Why? Because it is consistently one of the best-selling wallets on Amazon and has well over 1500 overwhelmingly positive reviews. And its no surprise, given this wallet’s pedigree. Made out of two forged carbon fiber plates, this wallet also includes four resilient and interchangeable money clip bands that give you the option to pick your look from four modern colours, including black, grey, light gray, and blue.

But where this wallet truly shines is all the features designed to make it easy to use. First is the unique push and pinch feature that allows you to push out cards and fan them out easily for quick access to any of your up to twelve cards. Additionally, the intelligent bevelled top edge makes returning the cards quite easy and prevents the raised surfaces on debit and credit cards from getting scratched. So what you get with this wallet is a world-class carbon fiber frame, with tons of thought put into its usability. That’s something I can appreciate about this product’s design.

Key Features

  • Made from genuine carbon fiber
  • Comes with four resilient money clip bands in different colours
  • Includes a storage case
  • 5x strong than steel
  • Holds up to 12 cards
  • RFID protection

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 2.25″ x 0.36″ x 3.4″
  • Weight: 1 oz
  • It does not block 125 Khz frequencies, which are designed for security access cards, hotel room keys, etc. 

4. Knox Carbon Fiber Money Clip Wallet for Men

Knox Carbon Fiber Money Clip Wallet for Men

If you’re looking for the ultimate slim, sleek, and minimalist carbon fiber wallet, the Knox might be the best choice. That said, there are two ways to use this wallet. The first is with a single carbon fiber plate, and one of the four included bands that Knox brands as the “bottle opener version.” The second configuration to use this wallet in is the dual carbon fiber plate sandwich that Knox brands as the “quick access version.” That allows for a level of versatility in a men’s wallet not often seen. Oh, and it also comes with a handy built-in bottle opener hole, which also doubles as a way of further weight reduction.

Key Features

  • Single or dual carbon fiber plate configurations
  • 3k weave carbon fiber construction
  • Comes with four money clip bands in black, red, blue, or rubber black
  • Includes a bottle opener

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 3.6″ x 0.2″ x 2.2″
  • Weight: 0.35 oz

5. Fantom Slim Minimalist Wallet

Fantom Slim Minimalist Wallet

While the Fantom wallet is available in other materials than just carbon fiber, I wanted to include it on this list because it’s truly one of the more innovative wallets with a carbon fiber shell out there. But before we get to the innovations, I want to talk about the level of customization you can trick this amazing wallet out with. The first decision you have to make when buying this wallet is whether you want it to come with a coin holder or not.

Unfortunately, there’s still sometimes a need for these pesky metal round things, and no-one likes them rattling around in their pockets or purse. The optional coin compartment is accessed using the thumb lever as a door. The next thing you’ll have to decide is what kind of card-carrying capacity you want this wallet in. The Fantom Wallet is available in three sizes: 4-7 cards, 6-10 cards, and 8-13 cards. And your final decision lies with whether you want the optional money clip, which is available in an absurd number of anodized aluminum colours.

Allowing for easy one-handed operation, the ergonomic thumb lever, combined with the integrated quick-access card slot, will enable you to quickly fan out all your cards or gain access to your most used card in a flash.

Key Features

  • Optional coin holder
  • Optional money clip
  • Quick access to cards
  • Super slim and lightweight

Specifications

  • Dimensions (for 4-7 card version): 4.6″ x 2.8″ x 0.3″
  • Weight: 1 oz
  • Card storage: 4-7 cards, 6-10 cards, 8-13 cards

6. The Frenchie Co. CX6 Carbon Fiber Wallet

This is a very interesting wallet, and quite honestly, at first, I didn’t know what to make of it. But the more I studied it, the more I realized this carbon fiber wonder is perhaps something that many men and women could appreciate. Its uncommon construction of mixing leather and carbon fiber materials makes for a unique design and aesthetic. This wallet can hold up to 12 cards and thirty cash bills and uses a handy magnetic closure. But its standout feature is the super-fast access pull tab that will let you get at any of your cards without having to open the entire wallet.

Key Features

  • Made of fine Italian Leather and CX6 carbon fiber (often used in hypercars)
  • RFID protection
  • Holds up to 12 cards and 30 bills 

Specifications

  • Dimensions: N/A
  • Weight: N/A

7. Coveteer Premium Carbon Fiber Bi-Fold Wallet

Coveteer Premium Carbon Fiber Bi-Fold Wallet

Finding a carbon fiber with a hard shell is relatively easy. What’s a bit more difficult is finding a quality carbon fiber wallet in the traditional bi-fold design that doesn’t look terrible. This wallet from Coveteer fits that bill and uses a 3K twill carbon fiber exterior to deliver a stylish and luxurious look. The interior is outfitted with rich and supple cow leather and can hold up to 8 cards and includes a convenient ID card slot. It also has an easy pull tab to access up to three cards quickly.

Key Features

  • Made of a combination of cow leather and 3k carbon fiber
  • Holds up to 8 cards
  • A notch and pull-tab for quick access to the contents of your wallet
  • Money clip
  • RFID protection

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 4.1″ x 3″ x 0.6″
  • Weight: 1.92 oz

8. KORE - Slim Wallet & Carbon Fiber Money Clip

KORE - Slim Wallet & Carbon Fiber Money Clip

This unique wallet combines the attributes of minimalism and a unique removable carbon fiber money clip. It’s essentially like having two wallets in one. Slim, sleek, and made of full-grain leather and military-grade carbon fiber, the KORE wallet also has a smart pull-tab. This enables you to quickly get access to the main pocket, holding up to eight cards. That’s only my second favourite feature of this wallet. The first being the extra-sexy carbon fiber clip, which I honestly would buy this wallet for.

Key Features

  • RFID blocking
  • Can hold up to eight cards in the main pocket and two cards in the side pocket
  • Removable Carbon Fiber money clip
  • Smart pull tab
  • Super slim

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 2.75″ x 4″ x 0.125″

9. CL Carbonlife - Carbon Fiber Money Clip Wallet

If you truly want to go all the way with minimizing the clutter and bulkiness in your pocket, consider this pure carbon fiber money clip from CL Carbonlife. Made with high-quality 3k carbon fiber weave composite, this super lightweight wallet looks modern, sleek, and a perfect antidote to all that bulk you’ve been carrying around for years. With nicely rounded edges and corners, this wallet can carry a large number of cards and bills, yet remains easy to use with the built-in push-out hole.

Key Features

  • Money clip only
  • Super lightweight
  • RFID blocking

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 3.9″ x 2.8″ x 0.91″
  • Weight: 1.23 oz

10. Pitaka MagEz Carbon Fiber Wallet

This wildly imaginative wallet is like nothing else on the market. Someone must have sat down at some point and said: “Let’s completely reimagine how a wallet should work.” The end result is the ingenious modular design that is the Pitaka MagEz Carbon Fiber Wallet.

Using a smart magnetic closure, this stylish, slim, and luxurious wallet is made of modular layers that connect through a series of magnets. These magnets are strong enough to keep each layer together but also weak enough that you can fan out each layer giving you instant access to the entire contents of the wallet. The modular design allows you to decide how thin or thick you want your wallet to be. Each layer is for a specific use, such as holding cards, cash notes, coins, or keys.

Key Features

  • Modular design
  • Box layer holds keys, sim cards, coins, cards
  • Money clip
  • Extra layer – holds two more cards for each extra layer
  • Standard configuration holds 6 cards
  • Magnetic slide 
  • 100% carbon fiber construction
  • RFID blocking

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 3.99″ x 2.66″ x 0.47″
  • Weight: 1.59 oz

11. Common Fibers - Reflections Fit Money Clip Carbon Fiber Wallet

Common Fibers - Reflections Fit Money Clip Carbon Fiber Wallet

If you want to add a bit of colour to your carbon fiber lifestyle and don’t really need to carry around more than a few cards in your wallet, this Common Fibers product is a nice option you may want to consider. But Sebastian, you say, there’s no way I can only carry two cards in my wallet. Well, that’s ok, perhaps this wallet is not for you, but those that want a dash of colour in their EDC wallet, this item fits that description.

This wallet is available in six colours, including blue, green, purple, red, grey and yellow. It does an excellent job of weaving in enough colour to distinguish itself from other carbon fiber wallets while maintaining that traditional aesthetic weave that carbon fiber enthusiasts have grown to know and love.

Key Features

  • Holds up to 2 cards
  • Money clip
  • Available in six colours
  • Made of real twill carbon fiber
  • Ripstop Nylon interior
  • Free 20 character engraving
  • Made in the USA
  • Lifetime limited warranty

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 4.1″ x 2.9″

12. The Ridge Wallet - Carbon Fiber Variant

I’ve written about this wallet extensively in a few other articles on the site, and I’ve also done a complete hand-on review of the Ridge Wallet here. But as this magnificent wallet is available in a carbon fiber version, I wanted to make sure it gets included in this list. I cannot overstate this wallet’s popularity as an entire company was built on the back of that success. That should tell you a little something about the quality of this product. 

Key Features

  • Holds up to 12 cards
  • Blocks RFID
  • Replaceable elastic clip
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Cash strap ideal for carrying cash, ID’s or RFID enabled cards like hotel entry cards. 
  • Optional money clip

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 3.35″ x 2.13″ x 0.24″
  • Weight: 2 oz

13. Bulliant - Slim Carbon Fiber Wallet

Bulliant - Slim Carbon Fiber Wallet

Using a combination of carbon fiber and leather materials, integrated nicely into a bifold wallet is no easy feat. And yet this slim wallet from Bulliant that contains an internal money clip is an awesome example of what happens when you combine these two materials. With the ability to hold 9 cards in total, this wallet has plenty of varying pocket options and also includes a handy ID slot. The four pockets on the outside give you quick access to your four most frequently used cards by way of a helpful finger groove. Highly rated and one of Amazon’s top-selling wallets, the Bulliant is also available in a wide variety of non-carbon-fiber leather colour options. But why would you want that? After all, you came to this list looking for carbon fiber wallets, didn’t you?

Key Features

  • Holds up to 9 cards
  • Blocks RFID
  • 4 exterior pockets
  • Comes with a gift box

Specifications

  • Brand: Bulliant
  • Model: Slim Carbon Fiber Wallet

14. Serman Brands - Carbon Fiber Money Clip

Here’s another unique and minimalist way to hold your cards and cash. A carbon fiber money clip, and that’s it. So really, what’s there to write home about? Well, first there’s the fact that you can fancy it up by choosing from one of six colours. Second is that the entire clip is made of 100% carbon fiber, meaning no gap between the closure. So if you want to eschew the traditional wallet, this ultra-minimalistic and super slim money clip is where it’s at!

Key Features

  • Holds up to 15 cards
  • Handmade
  • Comes with a gift box

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 2.75″ x 1.5″ x 0.5″
  • Weight: 0.81 oz

15. Common Fibers - Roswell - Max Carbon Fiber Bifold Wallet

Despite this carbon fiber wallet’s title being a mouthful, this gorgeous special edition wallet with a ripstop interior and carbon fiber weave is a thing of beauty. With the ability to hold up to 8 credit cards alongside a traditional bifold cash storage pouch, this beautiful red and silver carbon fiber wallet features a gorgeous exterior pattern alongside a nicely integrated aluminum tab that features the Common Fibers logo. This is one of the more beautiful carbon fiber wallets I’ve come across that defies the traditional black design common to this wallet category.

Key Features

  • Holds up to 8 cards
  • Billfold cash storage
  • Ripstop nylon interior
  • Free 20 character engraving
  • Made in the USA
  • Lifetime warranty

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 3.4″ x 4.3″
Sebastian Arciszewski

Sebastian Arciszewski

An enthusiast of all things minimalist. I love the simple design and always look for an aesthetic that complements how an item works. Because after all, a design is how a thing works. You can find me on twitter: @sebastian_a