Do Not Buy a Wallet Until You Ask Yourself These 6 Questions
You don’t have to be a fan of men’s accessories to appreciate a good wallet. It is one of the few men’s accessories that you’ll carry with you daily – while you’re ripping down the street on your bike with the guys, heading to the boardroom, traveling a dangerous destination, or sitting back and enjoying some family time. Your wallet is your second-hand man; it goes with you everywhere, which is why every man needs to think about the best mens wallets before deciding on the right one for them.
To find the best men’s wallets, ask yourself…
Is The Wallet Made of Top-Grain Leather and/or Carbon Fiber?
If you drive your car or motorcycle all day long, you likely wouldn’t purchase the cheapest one out there for fear that it would fall apart and the same can be said about men’s wallets. So, if the men’s wallet you’re considering isn’t a men’s leather wallet or a carbon fiber wallet, it’s time to keep looking. Otherwise, you’ll be replacing your “new” wallet before the price tag even comes off.
The best men’s wallets are designed with high-quality, intense materials that ensure the accessory will be able to keep up with daily wear and tear. That’s why our Cold Fire carbon fiber wallets are made with top-quality kangaroo leather, carbon fiber, an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene that is 15x stronger than steel, aerospace-grade titanium – and that’s only to name a few.
How Much Paper Money Do I Carry?
There are two types of men in this world – guys who don’t trust banks and who always have a wad of cash on them and guys who never carry a dime. Determining what type of guy you are will help you narrow in on the best men leather wallets for you.
Best wallets for men carrying around a wad of cash
If you carry a lot of cash, you’ll want to look at mens wallets with trifolds or bifolds. These are designed with extra folds for you to put your bills in. Determining which one you need – trifold or bifold – is as simple as figuring out how much money you typically have in your wallet.
Now, if you also carry bills with you often, then you likely have a pocket full of change on a regular basis. So, you may want to upgrade to a leather wallet with coin pockets. But here’s the tricky part – a lot of trifold and bifold wallets are big and bulky, and stick out of your pocket like a jackpot for looming thieves. It's much better to look for the thinnest wallets for men and choosing one with a pocket. Here at Cold Fire, even our largest men’s wallets with the most folds, pockets, pouches and ID windows are still amongst the thinnest wallets on the market. We know how much it sucks to have a massive wallet weighing you down, so we perfected the manufacturing process to come up with thin wallets for men who like to carry around a wad of cash.
Best leather wallets for men who carry around a bit of cash from time to time
Perhaps you carry some cash with you, but not a lot or very often; a thin carbon fiber wallet with a small pocket is a great option for you. With these thin leather wallets, there’s a barely-there pocket that you can slide money into the odd time you have cash or you can use the space to store some cards or pictures of your babies – and by babies, we mean motorcycles and automobiles.
How Often Do I Travel to Dangerous Destinations
Narrowing in on your traveling habits is the next step to finding the best leather wallets for men.
Best wallets and travel accessories for guys looking for dangerous destinations and adventures
If you’re often taking off with the guys to a dangerous destination or to do some intense daredevil adventure, you’ll want a leather wallet that can withstand the craziness and that is durable. Otherwise, you risk having your most priced possessions falling out or getting lost, which will add to the adventure but perhaps in all the ways you do not want it to.
There are a couple of options to choose from if this sounds like you. For starters, you’ll need to look into the best leather wallets for men. If you followed the first step in this article, you’re good as you’ll already be looking at kangaroo leather wallets made with carbon fiber and intense metals.
However, you may also want to consider the style of the wallet For example, you may want to choose a zippered men’s wallet for that extra layer of protection. And while you’re at it, you might as well pick up a zippered passport cover.
Best wallets for guys who rarely travel
Lucky you, you dare devil. As long as you stick with the best carbon fiber wallets and work your way through the rest of this post, any mens wallet will work for you.
How Often Do You Travel Internationally?
You’re a travel junkie but the wifey makes you stick to “safer” destinations... Such as all-inclusive family resorts. Hey, we’re not judging. All joking aside, even the safest international destinations pose some risks to your bank account. Not only that but how often you travel internationally will help you determine the best men’s wallets for you.
Best leather wallets for men who travel the world often
If you travel the globe regularly, you likely have a collection of international currency. This can be a pain when traveling with a slim wallet that leaves no room for some paper and coins. Think about getting a carbon fiber wallet with a pocket and you can toss everything from euros, dollars and pounds into it without worry. With this carbon fiber mens wallet, you will even have room to separate the different currencies.
Does The Wallet Have RFID Blocking Protection?
Speaking of traveling, the one thing you absolutely need in any mens wallet you choose, whether you’re traveling to a war zone, to a family-friendly resort or to the local motorcycle shop, is an RFID wallet. Without RFID protection, anyone can walk by and swipe your most valuable data. So, as an unwritten rule, if it doesn’t have RFID armor, avoid it. It’s that simple – and yes, it’s that important, unless you don’t care about having your ID stolen and your credit cards maxed out by complete strangers – it happens a lot more than people realize.
Best RFID wallets for guys who lose everything
Now, if you’re insanely reckless (who isn’t?) and need an extra layer of protection in addition to the RFID blocking technology, a zippered mens wallet is a good choice for you. It gives you protection from both traditional pickpocketing and electronic pickpocketing, and you don’t have to worry about your money falling out throughout the day.
How Much Space Do I Need?
Remember when I said there were two types of men – men who carry around a wad of cash and men who carry around cards? Well, I lied. There is another type of man worth mentioning – men who use their wallet as their own personal trash bin.
Best slim wallets that offer a ton of space
You know, the type of guys who need every pocket possible because their wallet is overflowing with receipts, wrappers, garbage, carbs and coins? If you’re this guy, you need a slim carbon fiber that offers maximum functionality and space, like our carbon fiber leather wallet with a coin pocket. You may even want to consider using the travel zip around wallet on a daily basis. It’s the largest one we have but it is still designed to be one of the slimmest wallets out there.
Thinnest wallets for guys who don’t carry much
If reading that previous section made you cringe, you likely are the type of guy who keeps as little as possible in their wallet. You bring the cards you need but other than that, it does not enter your wallet. Our thinnest wallet collection is designed for you and if you want to go even thinner than a slim wallet, our slim cardholders are where it’s at.
Choosing the right leather wallet starts with the best mens wallets – we’re talking high-quality, top-grain leather wallets and carbon fiber wallets. Once you have narrowed in on these, then you can go through the different styles and features mentioned in this post to find the best carbon fiber leather wallets for you specifically. But remember, if it isn’t carbon fiber and doesn’t have RFID protection, it isn’t going to keep up with your intense (and sometimes reckless) lifestyle.
Shop the slimmest wallets designed with carbon fiber and kangaroo leather today on Cold Fire. Our collection of men’s wallets offer unparalleled strength and durability. If these wallets can’t keep up with your exhilarating lifestyle, we don’t know which ones will.