For ages, we’ve been championing the cardholder as wallet. And with good reason—mainly, it’s simple, straightforward, and doesn’t add bulk to your back pocket. And with that Hedi Slimane-heralded skinny pant horse we were all beating to death for the last few decades, that seemed like the best option. But lately, with pants getting bigger by the minute, we find ourselves gravitating towards billfold wallets. For one thing, aren’t you tired of making little tiny balls of your cash to squeeze into your cardholder? Secondly, isn’t it nice not to wrestle with your wallet just to cram more than two credit cards in? (Ok, so maybe we’re just getting older and crankier). However you want to analyze it, we love the old school comfort of whipping open a billfold at the register, so below, we give you 15 of our current favorites.
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