- Buyer's Guide
14 Everyday Leather Wallets to Gift for Father’s Day
A wallet might just be the perfect gift for the man in your life – your Dad. It’s an age-old gift that never gets tired, has a touch of class, and a sense of ‘care’. Moreover, quality wallets are well-made, practical, functional and suit a bunch of everyday lifestyles, so if everything goes according to plan, your ol’ man will most likely use it for the rest of his life. And it will age beautifully. Hopefully like him.
Oh, and did we mention they’re super easy to wrap. 😉
If simple, pared-down EDC is a priority, the Joshu+Vela Card Holder is a sleek choice. It slips easily into a pocket for convenient portability, and is designed to fit up to five cards. Crafted in San Francisco with English Bridal leather, this card holder is also made to last for years to come.
The Supr Good Co. Slim 2 Wallet combines stylish aesthetics with a simple design that will appeal to minimalists. The sleek wallet features a microfiber lining paired with a smooth leather exterior and an elastic band to secure cards. Designed to fit up to 10 cards, this slim wallet helps cut down on bulk while offering everyday functionality.
This has that classic vibe that many a dad will appreciate. The practical pocket design of Billykirk’s Leather Card Case makes it a versatile piece for carrying cards, cash and other slim items such as tickets or receipts. The flap closure keeps the contents secure, while an exterior pocket stores frequently used items for quick access.
Does the Ol’ Man carry a pocket knife? The Card Caddy not only carries cards and cash, but also offers pockets for items such as a pen and pocket knife. Crafted by hand with Horween leather, this is an attractive option for keeping EDC items conveniently portable and accessible on the go.
Makr’s Cascade Wallet puts access front and center with a tiered pocket design that keeps cards and cash within easy reach. The wallet provides three card pockets and a top pocket for folded bills. Beautiful and durable Horween leather and careful handsewn construction also ensures this wallet will stand up to regular use and look even better with age.
Super-slim and handmade, the Journeyman is an attractive wallet that’s ideal for slipping in a front pocket with the essentials in tow. Handmade with durable leather, the wallet offers four card slots for quick access and a central pocket for cash or extra cards.
The Horse Men’s Bifold Wallet keeps things clean and practical, making it a handy piece for work or play. The wallet is made with durable top-grain leather to withstand regular use, and offers a choice of six card slots and a bill section for easy access and organization.
Looking for a compact option to hold the essentials? The Jack Mason Tan Suede Card Case fits the bill (plus some cards too), with a stylish design that offers four card slots and a central slip pocket. The Texas-inspired details give the card case some subtle personality too, such as the red, white and blue hand-tack stitching and the longhorn-inspired outer card slots.
With its suave combination of elegant design and durable construction, the Donovan Bifold Wallet is hard not to appreciate. The wallet is handmade in Portland, Oregon, with vegetable-tanned leather and offers straightforward access with four card slots and a section for bills.
Bellroy’s Hide & Seek packs plenty of functionality into a slim and elegant design that’s equally suited to week days and weekends away. Quick-access slots keep cards at the ready, while a full-length bill section keeps unfolded bills tidy and accessible. Plus this wallet has a nifty trick up its sleeve – a concealed section for storing extra bills and coins securely and discreetly. And if you want even more security, the Hide & Seek is also available in RFID-blocking options.
Chic in design and easy to use, the Note Sleeve fits well into a variety of EDC settings. Frequently used cards can be stored in quick-access slots, while separate storage with a handy pull tab keeps infrequently used cards tidy and out of the way until needed. The Note Sleeve also provides a section for storing flat bills and a coin pocket. And like the Hide & Seek, the Note Sleeve comes in RFID-blocking versions if you want a little extra peace of mind.
Do you have a ‘gadget dad?’ Then he’ll get geeky with this. Nomad’s Slim Leather Charging Wallet helps cut down your EDC by combining two functions in one. Slots for cards and cash keep the essentials organized, while an inbuilt charger keeps your iPhone conveniently juiced on the go. Complementing the multifunctional design is a durable Horween leather construction that will take on a distinct patina over time.
If Dad favors a more minimalist approach to EDC, the Filson Cash & Card Case is a handsome option that will stand the test of time. Built with durability and quality in mind, the wallet is handcrafted in Seattle with vegetable-tanned Bridle leather. The Filson Cash & Card Case features separate compartments for cards and single-fold cash, and is a suave piece for any setting.
If your dad appreciates simple, eye-catching and hard-wearing design, this wallet is sure to put a spring in his step. The Finch Bifold Wallet is handmade in Australia with kangaroo leather, and features four card pockets and a cash section for unfolded bills. Beautiful. Just beautiful.