Posts tagged "wallets"

What A Wonderful Wallet

I have a bad habit of stuffing every single receipt into my wallet until it finally explodes, George Costanza style. My current wallet already has a ripped seam and is quickly approaching the popping stage, so it's time to find a replacement. This funky leather one from Fossil is right up my alley -- bright…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 30, 2012

MIT Smarties Create Interactive Wallets

Raise your hand if you've ever avoided looking at your credit card bill (easier now, thanks to automatic payments) or bank balance? We're oftentimes guilty of not managing our money as best we could, and we hate to use technology as the culprit, but you can't deny that money is becoming increasingly abstract with online…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 7, 2010

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Blast From The Past

My friend Brittany and I used to play MASH in our Mead composition books. Now I have the opportunity to mash my money into a wallet that looks like a Mead composition book. The whole thing is just blowing my mind. It's also reminding me that I'm destined to live in a shack with eight…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 30, 2010

Cute Pouches To Celebrate Your Best Friendship

A BFF necklace is a nice token of affection, but here's a new way to show your best bud how much she's really worth: Rebecca Minkoff's Best Friends Pouches, perfect to use as simple wallets or for storing loose change. The inspiration for these cute leather accessories apparently came from someone who told the designer,…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 16, 2010

An Asset For Purse Organization

That titillating hardcover you're reading isn't the only thing adding weight to your bulky purse. Have you considered that your wallet could be culpable? Once you factor in heavy-duty leather, metal coins, and dozens of receipts, a wallet can get pretty heavy itself. The Nooka Asset Organizer is the perfect product to alleviate some of…

By: Annika Harris / May 19, 2010

A Wallet That Curbs Your Impulse Shopping

Jin Hong designed this "Partner Wallet" to help people ditch their impulse shopping problems. Citing a Psychology Today article, which said, "Arguments over money are the number one reason for relationship stress and breakups," Hong suggests giving the wallet to a loved one who can't stop spending. With four zippers, each with a pull-tab that…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 12, 2010

The Perfect Wallet For Your Bread

Sure, a purse may hold more of what you need -- random makeup, one of those little packets of tissues, your keys to everything -- but if you're only going out for a quick run to the corner, a wallet may be the way to go. We think this hot buttered toast wallet from fredflare.com…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 8, 2010

Dapper Pocket Wallet

This made us think of the "Seinfeld" episode where Kramer decides his wallet is too bulky and ditches it, preferring to carry a wad of cash in his back pocket. "I keep the big bills on the outside," he tells Jerry. Jerry: "That's a five." Not that we want to totally pare down, but it…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 15, 2009

The Racktrap: A Reason To Dig Into Your Bra

Handbags haven't gone out of style, but retailers keep coming up with different ways for women to transport their money and other essentials. We've already deemed the Cap-Sac a fashion don't. But the Racktrap is a whole different story. It is a small, flat wallet that fits perfectly inside your bra regardless of your cu…

By: Annika Harris / May 19, 2009

Crave: Measuring Tape Wallet

This awesome wallet, with its measuring tape pattern fabric and vinyl exterior, caramel brown and dark brown vinyl interior, and tri-flap design, is just one more reason we wish the economy was better and we all had mucho money. Somehow, filling it with gum wrappers, tattered Valpak coupons, and loose pocket change just doesn't seem…

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 2, 2008