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The 26 Best Leather Wallets for Men

By February 24, 2021March 15th, 2021No Comments
The 26 Best Leather Wallets for Men

A great leather wallet is the single most important item in any man’s pockets. Every day, you use your wallet countless times, whether it’s to keep your contactless cards safe, to hold your bills and coins, or to provide easy access to ID cards and licenses. Beyond this, a carefully designed leather wallet can also make for a memorable and long-lasting gift, especially as genuine leather surfaces build up a beautiful patina over time.

In this list, you’ll find the best leather wallets available from a variety of respected brands, each one bringing different form factors and features to the fore. Whether you’re seeking a bevy of card and cash pockets for a variety of currencies, or high-tech RFID-blocking technology to protect you from contactless errors, you’re sure to find a wallet here that’ll last you a lifetime to come.

1. Timberland Trifold Wallet

Available in 11 different colour combinations, this genuine leather wallet from Timberland features six card slots and two slip pockets, along with two cash pockets and a convenient ID window. Even for a leather trifold wallet, that’s an amazing amount of space, and the portrait form factor makes it perfect for slipping into the front pocket of a pair of jeans or suit pants. And yes, this is the same brand that makes all those amazing men’s work boots

Key Features

  • Trifold style
  • Four pockets
  • ID window
  • 11 colour combination options

Specifications

  • Leather
  • Dimensions: 4.25” x 3.5”

2. Shinola Folded Card Holder

This men’s leather wallet from Shinola incorporates finely-cut diagonal pockets of veg-tanned leather in an altogether unique design. Utilizing a diagonal pocket shape means all the contents of your wallet are visible with a single glance, saving you the effort of leafing through each compartment to find what you need. The luxurious veg-tanned leather is the icing on the cake.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Five pockets
  • Diagonal-cut design

Specifications

  • Veg-tanned leather
  • Dimensions: 4″ x 3″

3. Fossil Ryan Leather RFID Bifold

This brown leather wallet from Fossil is both classy and traditional, and the inclusion of an RFID-blocking lining makes this a prudent choice for contactless cards too. Three pockets and plenty of credit card slots give you plenty of room for all your accoutrements, while the 100% cowhide leather construction assures you of years of use.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • 3 Pockets
  • RFID-Blocking

Specifications

  • Cowhide leather
  • Dimensions: 4.5” x 3.56”
  • Weight: 2.4 oz.

4. Nomad Slim Wallet

What Nomad has done with this lovely slim wallet is remarkable. The wallet has a light and simple silhouette which belies the sophisticated technology within; a Tile Slim Bluetooth tracker has been cleverly hidden inside the material to allow you to track your wallet via a smartphone app in case of theft. This could just be the investment that saves you thousands in the long run!

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Two pockets
  • Location tracking via integrated Tile Slim

Specifications

  • Horween leather
  • Dimensions: 4″ x 3″ 

5. Form Function Form Architects Wallet

A multifunctional brown leather wallet from Form Function Form, the Architects wallet is designed to double up as a notepad and pen holder, and 2 Moleskine notepads are included. Moleskine notepads are renowned for their durability and supple feel, and so this is an excellent choice for those writing on the go.

Key Features

  • Notepad style
  • Two pockets
  • Includes 2 Moleskine notepads
  • Saddle stitching
  • 3-10 card capacity

Specifications

  • Horween leather
  • Dimensions: 4.75” x 3.5”

6. Carhartt Billfold Wallet

With a simple billfold design, this Carhartt leather card wallet is a perfect EDC choice and a decently cheap all-rounder. The form factor is a little bigger than most, but that also means you can store more in its three pockets and six card slots than you could in some smaller clip wallets. No zip or button closure means easy access when you need it, and an ID window speeds things up while travelling too.

Key Features

  • Billfold style
  • Three pockets
  • ID window

Specifications

  • Leather
  • Dimensions: 5.5” x 5”

7. Bexar Goods Co. Whiskey Bifold

A single-pocket men’s bifold leather wallet with six card slots and plenty of room for all your stuff, the Bexar Goods Co. Whiskey bifold brings together Cordovan leather and Harness leather for a high-quality product. The interior and exterior poly cord thread stitching is a brilliant finishing touch to the overall design, and the cactus monogram adds a signature flair to the exterior.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Single pocket
  • Harness leather interior

Specifications

  • Cordovan leather, Harness leather
  • Dimensions: 4.5” x 3.25″

8. Columbia RFID Trifold Wallet

A portrait-style RFID-blocking black leather wallet, the Columbia RFID trifold is an excellent piece of EDC gear for the modern man. Designed as a traditional leather trifold wallet, this particular edition comes in six stylish colorways, each one stitched with a Columbia emblazon. Rugged and road-ready, this is a great practical choice.

Key Features

  • Trifold style
  • Three pockets
  • RFID-Blocking

Specifications

  • Leather, Polyester lining
  • Dimensions: 4″ x 5.1″

9. Distil Union Slim Wallet

This leather card holder wallet from Distil Union is specifically designed for rapid access to cards, using a unique sliding tab design to allow you to retract a chosen card based on a colour-coding system instantly. Aside from this, there’s also a money clip for notes and 2 ID slots, making this a strong contender in terms of utility.

Key Features

  • Billfold style
  • Money clip
  • Card pull tabs
  • Fourteen card capacity

Specifications

  • Leather
  • Dimensions: 6.5” x 4.4”

10. Andar The Apollo Money Clip

The Andar Apollo Money Clip is a leather money clip wallet with a pared-down billfold design, implementing a single clip and five card slots for a modest but slim leather wallet. Perfect for back pockets, the wallet is streamlined to avoid throwing your walk out of alignment. This will keep your back healthy in the long run, as well as looking after your cash.

Key Features

  • Money clip billfold style
  • Clip and five card slots
  • RFID-Blocking

Specifications

  • Crazy Horse leather
  • Dimensions: 4.12” x 2.87”

11. Ettinger Capra Mini Wallet

Ettinger’s Capra is a men’s slim leather wallet with a mini form factor in a bifold style. Sporting 3 cash pockets and plenty of credit card slots, this is a minimalist leather wallet that maximizes capacity at no cost to its overall silhouette. The goat leather is a unique choice of sturdy material, and Jacquard fabric lines the interior for a soft feel.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Three pockets
  • Mini size
  • Can fit 6 cards

Specifications

  • Goat leather, Jacquard fabric
  • Dimensions: 4” x 3.4”

12. Taylor Stitch Minimalist Billfold

With a deep navy exterior and a tan interior, this leather card wallet from Taylor Stitch is a refined and restrained piece, with six card slots and a single cash pocket. Its billfold style allows for notes to be kept uncrumpled, while the Spanish cowhide leather exterior is sure to weather many years of daily usage.

Key Features

  • Billfold style
  • Single pocket
  • Six card slots

Specifications

  • Spanish cowhide leather
  • Dimensions: 4” x 3.5”

13. Bellroy Slim Sleeve

A thin leather wallet with two quick-access slots and a card pull tab for maximum efficiency, the Bellroy Slim Sleeve has the capacity for all of your cards and cash without taking up much space in your pocket. There are no unnecessary liners here, and pockets are kept to a minimum for ease of use. Plus, the three colorways on offer all complement the minimalist design perfectly.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Four pockets
  • Card pull tab

Specifications

  • Veg-tanned leather
  • Dimensions: 3.15” x 3.74”

14. Filson Bridle Leather Bi-fold

The Filson Bridle Leather bifold is a USA-made leather wallet crafted right at home in Seattle, WA. The high-quality bridle leather used in its construction is sourced in North America and tanned in the US, too, making this a great homegrown offering from a brand you can rely on. A simple but sturdy wallet with heavy-duty threading is an EDC option that knows its roots well.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Single-pocket
  • Six card slots

Specifications

  • Bridle leather
  • Dimensions: 4.5” x 3.5”
  • Handcrafted in Seattle, WA

15. Dango D01 Dapper Bifold

It’s very rare to find a leather bifold wallet with a metal component, and so the Dango D01 is something of an outlier in the market. This design uniquely pairs one rigid metal side of anodized aluminum and one traditional leather side, making this a wallet that will never lose its shape over time. Additionally, this is also an RFID leather wallet, meaning it will block unwanted transactions from occurring on contactless cards. Nifty!

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Metal body – 6061 aerospace-grade CNC’d aluminum.
  • RFID-blocking
  • TSA compliant
  • Built-in bottle opener

Specifications

  • Leather, Silicone, Anodized aluminum
  • Dimensions: 4.37” x 2.75”

16. Mr. Lentz Minimal Leather Wallet

You’ll be wanting to thank Mr. Lentz personally after you get your hands on this minimalist leather wallet, a simple veg-tanned leather design with brass studs at its corners and a single large bill pocket made to hold all your cash. With a bespoke design that uses non-toxic leather, this is a sustainable option for the environmentally-conscious individual.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Single-pocket
  • Brass rivets
  • 100-year warranty
  • 4-6 card capacity

Specifications

  • Veg-tanned leather, Brass
  • Dimensions: 3.25″ x 4.25″

17. Timberland PRO RFID Leather Wallet

A secure and stylish EDC solution for all your cards and bills, the Timberland PRO RFID-blocking wallet is designed to prevent any unwanted contactless transactions from taking place, all while giving you enough room for all of your necessary items. This item also comes in a lovely tin box and makes for a great gift.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Three pockets
  • RFID-Blocking

Specifications

  • Materials: Leather, Cotton, Nylon
  • Dimensions: 4.25″ x 3.4″

18. Ashland - Tony The Ant Leather Wallet

Named after the infamous mobster of 1970s Chicago and Casino fame, Ashland’s “Tony The Ant” wallet is a tribute to the boss. Though he may have been less than genuine, this is a 100% genuine leather wallet perfect for holding all your (hopefully legitimate) cash and bills. Made from Horween Cordovan leather, this is a wallet Tony would have loved to pinch out of your pocket if only he’d had the chance!

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Single-pocket
  • Four card slots
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Holds up to sixteen cards

Specifications

  • Horween Cordovan leather
  • Dimensions: 4″ x 3.3″

19. Bellroy Note Sleeve Wallet

A leather card holder wallet in a bifold style, the Bellroy Note Sleeve wallet comes equipped with one large single-pocket sleeve for notes, and convenient card pull tabs for easy access to credit cards. With room for a bumper of 11 cards, it’s commendable how Bellroy has managed to ensure such a slim profile on the whole.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Single-pocket
  • Card pull tab

Specifications

  • Leather
  • Dimensions: 4″ x 3.5″

20. Tanner Goods Journeyman Leather Wallet

This brown leather wallet has a lovely sloping hills design that evokes a distant landscape in its curves and ridged edges. Employing a simple single pocket with two card slots, this isn’t the biggest wallet you’ll ever find, but it is absolutely lovely to look at. A customized monogram can also be selected to give it a personal touch.

Key Features

  • Pocket style wallet
  • Single-pocket
  • Saddle tan colour

Specifications

  • Veg-tanned Meridian leather
  • Dimensions: 3.8″ x 2.75″

21. Vaultskin Chelsea Slim Leather Wallet

The Vaultskin Chelsea Slim is a red leather wallet also available in 9 other colorways, including matt green and navy blue. A slim leather wallet, this design ditches folding or clip mechanisms for very simplistic slide pockets, with one on the long edge and one on the short edge, respectively. Both are RFID-blocking, making the wallet perfect for contactless cards.

Key Features

  • Slim pocket style
  • Two pockets
  • RFID-Blocking

Specifications

  • Leather
  • Dimensions: 4.8″ x 3.35″

22. Bellroy Card Pocket Leather Wallet

A men’s leather zipper wallet for use on the go, the Bellroy Card Pocket is the best leather wallet for men on the job. Specifically, this is a wallet for those who need to use multiple SIM cards in their phone for different work purposes, coming equipped with its own SIM card holder that keeps yours safe while not in use. A perfect solution for those who carry both home and work SIMs.

Key Features

  • Zip-pocket style
  • SIM card slot
  • Five colorways available

Specifications

  • Leather
  • Dimensions: 4″ x 2.5″

23. FC Goods Classics Billfold Wallet

It’s common to see wallets branded as Italian leather wallets or 100% genuine leather wallets, but FC Goods have decided to mix things up with a unique twist on traditional materials. A bespoke and touching gift, this classic billfold design is made from a combination of Espresso Dublin leather and vintage baseball glove leather – cut from actual vintage gloves! This whimsical wallet doesn’t skimp on functionality and a great souvenir for any baseball fan.

Key Features

  • Billfold style
  • Single-pocket
  • Made from old baseball gloves!

Specifications

  • Espresso Dublin leather, Vintage glove leather
  • Dimensions: 4″ x 3.25″

24. Hentley Bagan Slim Leather Bifold

This red leather wallet from Hentley is a landscape-style bifold with a single cash pocket and multiple card slots inside. To allow you to personalize the wallet as a retirement or birthday gift, Hentley offers a monogramming service, allowing you to choose 1-4 letters to be printed on the veg-tanned Italian leather, making this a memorable gift for any man.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Personalized monogram
  • Single-pocket

Specifications

  • Veg-tanned Italian leather
  • Dimensions: 2.9″ x 4.3″

25. Bellroy Travel Wallet

This men’s leather checkbook wallet from Bellroy is a fantastic piece of kit that even manages to pack in a refillable micro pen within its otherwise modest form factor. With compartments for passports, tickets, and bills, this is a great travel option.

Key Features

  • Bifold style
  • Two pockets
  • Refillable micro pen included

Specifications

  • Veg-tanned leather
  • Dimensions: 3.82″ x 5.91″

26. Travando RFID-Blocking Wallet

This leather money clip wallet from Travando blends the old and the new with a strong style. The front pocket makes for easy access to an ID or contactless card, while an RFID-blocking lining prevents any unwanted transactions from occurring. An interior money clip gives this a classic look and feels, while the Travando emblem on the front pocket adds a perfect finishing touch.

Key Features

  • Travando badge
  • Outside pocket
  • RFID-Blocking

Specifications

  • Leather
  • Dimensions: 4.5″ x 3.1″