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Buyers Guide: The Best Business Card Holders for Men in 2020
The humble business card holder is a supreme work of minimalism. At first glance it’s just a small wallet with a single purpose. But there’s incredible nuance to it: it’s the item that you flash when you’re trying to network or win business. And in some high-rolling circles, a real status symbol and signaller, just like your choice of business card. So we’ve hand-selected the best business card holders for work, from boutique makers to high-end luxury, to make sure you can find the right one for you.
Having a modest budget doesn’t mean you need to forego card carrying style. Attractively simple and straightforward, this stainless steel card case neatly stores your cards and suits a range of business settings. And its durable, Japanese-made construction will stand up to daily carry duties with ease.
Craft and US-made on a budget, this leather card holder fits easily in a pocket for ready access. And its versatile design also works well as a minimalist wallet, with two pockets to store cards and folded bills. It’s handmade in Minnesota and built to provide years of trusty use.
If you want to stand out with a little personality and flair, the abrAsus Slim Card Case is for you. Expertly crafted in Japan using embossed leather, the case provides quick and easy access to cards and can be combined with an abrAus Slim Wallet if extra carrying capacity is required. Stylish and small enough to fit in a pocket or bag, it holds 10 cards and comes in a choice of colorways.
Clean and minimal in design and practical for everyday use, the Teranishi Eno provides two pockets for quick access to cards and folded bills. It’s made with premium Horween 4 oz Oxblood Chromexcel leather and carefully stitched by hand. A wallet that looks just as striking as it feels in your hand, it’s a stylishly rugged pocket companion that will garner admiring glances wherever you go.
Taking inspiration from the Japanese Meishi ritual of exchanging business cards, Bellroy’s Card Holder provides an efficiently elegant way to store and exchange cards. Made with top-notch environmentally certified leather, the case features two storage pockets and a convenient magnetic closure that sounds off a satisfying click with every closure.
This dapper card wallet from Carl Friedrik stands out for its expert blend of form and function. The vertical bifold design offers a choice of interior slots for cards and cash, along with an exterior slot for your most frequently used cards. Handcrafted in Italy with vegetable-tanned Vachetta leather, it’s a quality piece that’s made to last and look just as good years down the line.
Australian brand Tailfeather keep the pocket bulge at bay with a slim and streamlined take on card carry with the Sparrow (Roo). This handstitched wallet is crafted with kangaroo leather and features space for 10 cards as well as folded bills.
Need a card holder that’s understated, easy to carry and ready to keep quick-access items close at hand? This stylish piece from A.P.C. does the job well. Made in Spain with cross-grain calf leather, the card holder offers an attractive texture that also downplays any wear and tear picked up along your carry journey. The card holder provides three quick-access card slots along with a main compartment for additional cards and folded cash.
Beautiful in its simplicity and excellent build quality, the Elma S Card Holder carries your cards in slim, classy style. It’s crafted in Italy with calf leather and offers three card slots for organization.
Timeless in style and crafted with enduring quality in mind, Mulberry’s Full-Grain Leather Cardholder, rumbled for a stunning pebble texture, is a real status piece. Slim enough to slip easily into a pocket, the card holder serves up four quick-access card slots and a central compartment for additional storage.
Like your card carry to have serious fashion muscle? Meet the Valentino Garavani Camouflage-Print Leather and Canvas Cardholder. As the name suggests, this card holder brings leather and canvas together in a subtle camo-inspired design. Crafted in Italy, it features a central compartment and two rear external slots for quickly accessing cards.
One for the Wall Streeters, Dunhill combines eye-catching aesthetics with functionality in their Engine Turn Luggage Canvas Business Card Case. Six slots store cards tidily and within easy reach, while the Engine-Turn print brings a splash of geometric flair to your business setup.
Probably one of the world’s premier fine leather brands, Isaac Reina’s Classify Cardholder introduces an undeniable sense of class to your card exchange, teaming a minimal design with premium materials and world-leading craftsmanship for a winning combination. Crafted in France with calf leather, it offers an interior slip pocket and rounded corners for easy pocket entry and retrieval.
If you’re keen to take a walk on the wilder side of card holders, Tom Ford has this enticing option. The zebra print offers something a little different while remaining suitably low-key for professional settings. Crafted in Italy, it provides four card slots and a central compartment for bills and receipts.
Elegant style, convenient access, slim portability, and all delivered with a heavy hit of luxe? Dunhill’s Duke Business Card Case seals the deal. Interior slots keep individual cards easily accessible throughout the day, while the calf leather construction brings a refined look and feel to big business settings.
Pricey? No doubt. But if you’re looking for a statement piece, this is it. Sophisticated and sleek, this card holder is beautifully handcrafted in London with sterling silver. First impressions count and this one definitely states you mean business.
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