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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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I go with the money...

I go with the money clip with card holder attached, although it is getting bulky now. I need a new solution soon, but when my money clip is full will a new solution come to fruit. I just couldn't stand the wallet anymore, the fat thing on my ass making me sit sideways causing back problems. Now my problem with the money clip that I have is that it looks like I am carrying a large wallet in my front pocket...maybe if I stopped wearing leather pants this wouldn't be an issue, I mean I switched to clip from wallet when I started wearing leather ass chaps so....(ok that last part was a joke.)




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