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Open Thread: What's your favorite minimalist wallet?

Like most 43F articles on economical carriage and stowage, the Jimi post attracted a lot of interest. Makes me think it's time for an open thread: What's your favorite minimalist wallet? Jimi? Slimmy? Moneyclip? Coin purse? Goin' commando? Spill in comments (and feel free to link to canonical product pages or price compar-i-nators like Froogle).

My own winner for minimalism? Starting before a trip to New York in the late 80s, I started wrapping my driver's license, ATM card, and a bill or two in a couple of my Goody pony tail holders (shut up). I think that was my wallet for at least the next two years -- until I got my first real job and decided to go cowhide again. Still, it remains one of my favorites.

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My wife got me a...

My wife got me a nice, slim leather wallet (by Jack Spade, I believe.) A simple, attractive billfold. I like the looks of it so am motivitated to ruthlessly purge it at the first sign of bulge, for aesthetic reasons. I'm going to check out a Jimi, however, for travel, sports, etc-- occasions where you don't need all of your stuff with you.




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