Best Card Holder Wallets For Men

25 Best Card Wallets

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Your wallet can be minimalist or it might be a virtual repository of your life, carrying everything from cards and cash to receipts, club cards, and photos dating back to your senior prom, among other personal paraphernalia.  Even a high-capacity, trifold wallet can end up looking like a cannister of Pillsbury cinnamon rolls left out in the heat to long – bulging and ready to bust at the seams.
 
If your current wallet simply isn’t up to the task of carrying years of accumulated baggage, as well as needed cards, perhaps it’s time to give your weary wallet a rest and transfer some of your plastic to a slim EDC card holder wallet for easier accessibility.  After all, you’ve got plenty of pockets to accommodate another slim accessory.  You needn’t stamp a wallet-sized imprint in every pair of pants you own.
 
Of course, if you’re going to add a card holder to the mix, or you’re simply looking to downsize and simplify your EDC situation, you’ll want to get the right product for the job.  Never fear, we’ve done the homework for you and came up with a list of the best card holders for men that fit the bill, or the plastic, as the case may be.

Bellroy Micro Sleeve Card Holder Wallet

Bellroy Micro Sleeve Card Holder Wallet

Three tiny pockets are all you’ll get with this minimal sleeve – vertical pockets front and back that hold 1-2 cards each, as well as a central pocket on the side for a couple more cards and/or some folded cash.  Of course, this is all you’ll really need if you can manage to condense your necessary carry to 4-6 cards and some paper money.  Premium, environmentally certified leather in black, navy, charcoal, or caramel is a plus, as is the 3-year warranty. – Shop Now

Holden Card Wallet

Holden Card Wallet

If the standard four card slots aren’t quite enough for your card-carrying needs, you’ll find a bit of extra space in this slim, 6-pocket bifold in sturdy, 2mm full grain leather.  With vertically aligned pockets on one side and horizontal slots on the other, you can not only differentiate cards with ease, but you can slide in some cash, as well.  Choose classic black leather or opt for natural tan designed to pick up your own personal patina with wear. – Shop Now

Pioneer Molecule Card Wallet

Pioneer Molecule Card Wallet

This slimmed-down, waterproof wallet made from tough, 10XD™ ripstop fabric is about as thin as they come, with just three pockets designed to hold 4-6 cards and euros, British pounds, or American dollars folded just once.  Reinforcement bartacks ensure the construction lasts just as long as the fabric, which the manufacturer claims is ten times stronger than steel.  Unlike most wallets, it will survive the spin cycle if you forget to pull it from your pocket when washing your pants. – Shop Now

Finstock Minimalist Wallet

Finstock Minimalist Wallet

It’s hard to miss the appeal of Horween Dublin leather construction in sleek black or rustic chestnut, especially when you factor in the slender profile and brilliant exposed corner for easy access to cards.  It offers capacity for just six cards and a bit of cash, because really, do you need more than that?  The professionals at Finstock say nay, and save you from your pack-rat proclivities and the trips to the chiropractor that stem from sitting on a fat wallet. – Shop Now

Distil Union Wally Sleeve

Distil Union Wally Sleeve

This sleek sleeve has just two pockets – a central compartment that holds the bulk of your cards and a front pocket for cash, an ID, or your most important or frequently used card.  Lest you fear cards sliding out of the central slot, you’ll be glad to hear this wallet offers secure card storage via FlexLock technology, paired with the Wally Pull-Tab for quick access to cards.  It’s also NFC compatible for easy swiping at POS, keyless entry, and travel terminals. – Shop Now

Red Wing Heritage Card Holder

Red Wing Heritage Card Holder

Vegetable tanned leather never looked so good, thanks to the Heritage collection from this long-time boot maker that turns years of expertise into some of the finest leather goods on the market.  This quality card carrier features five slots – two front, two back, and one center – with sturdy stitching and darkened edges to add depth and visual appeal.  Over time, this wallet will take on the patina of age to become one-of-a-kind.  Until then, enjoy a beautiful, durable, premium leather product made in the USA. – Shop Now

Spine Titanium Wallet

Spine Titanium Wallet

You’ll be hard pressed to find an easier way to carry cards and cash than this ultra-thin, yet extremely resilient wallet in grade 5 titanium.  Roughly the size of a standard credit card itself and complemented by a durable elastic band, this wallet allows you to slip cards in and out of either side with ease, without the worry that cards will slip out unexpectedly.  Best of all, this lightweight, minimalist beauty has a cutout for no other purpose than popping the tops off bottles. – Shop Now

RVCA Clean Card Wallet

RVCA Clean Card Wallet

This trim card sleeve features no folds.  All you get is two horizontal cards slots on one side, two vertical slots on the other side, and a central slip, all designed to hold just a handful of cards and a bit of cash.  100% premium leather in black or brown offers staying power for this slim wallet, adding substance to sleek styling, while textile lining ensures ease of use when sliding cards in and out of slots.  Front or back pocket carry is no doubt acceptable with this men’s card holder. – Shop Now

Wally Micro Wallet

Wally Micro Wallet

When you see a bifold wallet, you expect some card slots inside.  Not so with the Wally Micro Wallet, which acts more like a flexible card sleeve.  An elastic band slips from one flap around the other when closed, leaving you free to stash cards inside or even slide a few folded bills under the outer elastic.  Don’t want to open it and risk all your cards tumbling out?  The Wally Pull-Tab lets you pop the cards up so you can find the one you want. – Shop Now

Tanner Goods Minimal Card Wallet

Tanner Goods Minimal Card Wallet

Quality leather isn’t hard to come by, but finding the perfect marriage of materials and design isn’t so easy.  Tanner Goods hits the nail on the head with a minimal wallet featuring a central compartment and wraparound sleeve offering a front and back pocket in Meridian English Bridle leather.  The simple design is compact and expertly handcrafted to stand up to wear and tear.  Carry it in your front or back pocket, according to preference.  Either way, you’ll barely know it’s there. – Shop Now

Rogue Industries Weekend Card Holder

Rogue Industries Weekend Card Holder

As the name implies, this is the perfect wallet for weekends away, when you want to avoid the bulk of your everyday trifold in favor of the few cards and slim stack of hundos you’ll need to pay for lodgings and gas on your getaway.  RFID blocking ensures your trip won’t be spoiled by identity theft, and unique curvature makes this wallet fit for front pocket carry so you don’t have to worry about guarding against pickpockets in foreign locales. – Shop Now

Machine Era Ti5 Slim Wallet

Machine Era Ti5 Slim Wallet

This slick card holder wallet claims to combine the slimmest, lightest, and strongest qualities you’ll find in an EDC card carrier.  How do they do it?  With a corrosion-proof, aerospace grade titanium backing paired with a durable elastic band to hold just a handful of cards (up to 7) and a few bills in place.  But wait – does it open bottles?  Yes, it does, thanks to a cutout thumb slot that doubles as a bottle top popper.  Rounded corners ensure comfort while carrying. – Shop Now

Shinola Money Clip Card Wallet

Shinola Money Clip Card Wallet

Money clips may be the stuff of gangster movies, but they can also be pretty handy when attached to a tiny card wallet.  Skip the flashy, blinged-out money clips of yesteryear in favor of understated, modern elegance in simple, leather styling.  This sweet little sleeve in premium leather includes just two faille-lined card slots on one side and a leather-wrapped, magnetic clip for cash on the other.  Cards, cash, done.  All you have to decide is black or brown.  Does it get any easier? – Shop Now

Filson Bridle Leather Card Case

Filson Bridle Leather Card Case

Traditional appeal punctuates this simple card case in black or tan Bridle leather, sourced in North America and vegetable tanned in the U.S.  Each side of the slim bifold features a back pocket large enough to accommodate a few cards or cash, with a front pocket perfect for business cards.  Heavy-duty bonded nylon thread ensures that seams will last as long as the leather.  Take it along to your next corporate meeting or event, or use it for simple, sophisticated everyday carry. – Shop Now

Herschel Supply Co. Charlie Card Case

Herschel Supply Co. Charlie Card Case

A durable, utilitarian wallet doesn’t have to come in premium leather with hand stitching, as this tough and affordable offering in polyester deftly proves.  Known for modern minimalism with classic appeal, Herschel delivers a unique take on the slim wallet with this fun and functional card holder wallet in plain black, black crosshatch, or arrow wood (a fancy name for yellow).  Four card pockets and a central slip for extra cards or cash hold your EDC must-haves and RFID blocking adds needed security. – Shop Now

Dash Slim Wallet 3.0

Dash Slim Wallet 3.0

If leather’s not your bag, baby, how about 100% vegan canvas with crosshatch texture and a profile as slim as your iPhone, even when packed with cards and cash?  Two card pockets and a slot for cash hold 4-10 cards and a couple of Benjamins, folded twice.  Nylon lining makes it easy to slide items in and out, and oiled edges resist fraying to ensure longevity.  This card wallet is small enough to slip in your shirt pocket with little added bulk. – Shop Now

Radix One Slim Wallet

Radix One Slim Wallet

Tired of bulky bifold and trifold wallets?  Radix aims to alleviate your suffering with two ultra-thin polycarbonate plates wrapped in a strong, silicone band.  It’s a wallet designed to hold up to 4-10 cards between the plates, with the outer band acting as a money clip.  The body comes in black, white, or smoke and bands can be had in various colors (gray, red, and blue, to name a few).  Slim, lightweight, and easy to stow, this trim wallet slides into any pocket easy everyday carry. – Shop Now

Noise Goods Card Holder

Noise Goods Card Holder

Offerings in indigo, chocolate, hazelnut, and black are sure to catch your eye, but it’s really the styling and simplicity of the Noise Goods Card Holder that will sell you.  The 100% vegetable tanned, full grain, Portuguese leather conditioned with organic beeswax is nice, as is the rugged hand stitching.  However, the soft V of each of two compartments (front and back) offers easy grab and is designed to hold up to eight cards, making it a minimalist must-have for low-profile carry. – Shop Now

Andar Minimalist Card Holder

Andar Minimalist Card Holder

The bifold interior of this wallet is for cash alone thanks to the addition of a minuscule money clip that fits in the fold.  The exterior, complete with a card slot on either side, holds 2-10 cards total (up to five in each slot) and features RFID blocking technology.  Handcrafted from full grain leather with a V design on each card slot, this beauty will up your style game while providing the height of utility.  It also comes with a 1-year unconditional warranty. – Shop Now

Axess Compact Wallet

Axess Compact Wallet

Rounded corners add a lot to the comfort factor of this slim card holder designed for carry in front or back pockets, and that’s just the beginning of what you’ll love.  Smooth, supple, vegetable tanned leather comes in classic black or caramel, as well as vibrant, eye-catching blue or green.  Five pockets, including an ID pocket, hold 7-9 cards and cash, and you can even securely stash a few coins in the central compartment.  RFID blocking keeps would-be identity thieves at bay. – Shop Now

TGT Deluxe Wallet

TGT Nightcall Deluxe Wallet

This wallet is nothing if not deluxe, with an expandable, elastic rear pocket that holds 2-20 cards without any slippage, a front pocket in premium Italian leather for your folded cash, and an extra front pocket for small items like a few coins or a key.  In other words, you can keep all your pocket essentials confined to one tiny, durable, double-stitched wallet that comes with handmade in the USA cred.  What more do you need in a deluxe wallet? – Shop Now

Travelambo Front Pocket Minimalist Wallet

Travelambo Front Pocket Minimalist Wallet

Not only does this slim, handmade wallet come in durable, 100% genuine cowhide leather, but anyone seeking added flair will enjoy the many available colors and textures, from rustic “crazy horse coffee” brown, to classy “carbon fiber texture blue”, to shocking “vipor red” and more.  You’ll also enjoy RFID protection and seven slots, including an ID pocket with thumb notch.  The slim design works equally well in loose or slim fit jeans, making it perfect for gentlemen who prefer to carry light. – Shop Now

Harber London Card Wallet

Harber London Card Wallet

Frankly, it’s amazing that this slender, bifold wallet holds up to 16 cards, and offers RFID protection, to boot.  Until you start stuffing cards in, you’re likely to be skeptical, but the four card slots (two on either fold) and accommodating slips behind them will absolutely fit up to eight cards per side.  With expert handcrafting in Spain and premium, full grain vegetable tanned leather, not to mention a handy pull tab and magnetic closure, this is one wallet you won’t have to think twice about purchasing. – Shop Now

Lewis N. Clark RFID-Blocking Ballistic Card Wallet

Lewis N. Clark RFID-Blocking Ballistic Card Wallet

Intrepid explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark famously faced the wilds of the untamed west in their quest to create a definitive map of the Americas.  Will this bifold wallet take you to parts unknown?  Probably not, but with durable ballistic nylon construction and soft lambskin accents, it does offer a sophisticated union of strength and style.  One large and one slim card slot hold the essentials while an ID window with thumb notch offers easy access to identification.  RFID shielding keeps your identity safe. – Shop Now

The Reeve Card Wallet

The Reeve Card Wallet

Some leather wallets look the same, but this one is different thanks to subtle touches that demand attention.  Handmade in the USA from supple, 100% calfskin leather, this slim wallet is designed to accommodate a handful of plastic and petty cash and still fit in your shirt or pants pockets with minimal bulge.  A single pocket is the epitome of simplistic design, with the addition of an easy-access pull strap that doubles as a top strap and front snap to ensure secure carry. – Shop Now

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