HISKIND Trends: The Wallet Edit

Each person has a different approach to carrying their cash. To some of us, the leather that encases our coins is of the upmost importance, whereas others are happy to throw their cards in a jacket pocket and go. Still, we can’t help agree with the first option – having a nice wallet is a must. Whether paying the bill at a business meeting or a first date, you never get a secnod chance to make a first impression. Accessories, particularly wallets and card holders, are the perfect way to give your day-to-day outfits some designer clout without spending thousands.

Here’s our edit of the best designer wallets:

FENDI

Italian label Fendi is one of the most iconic fashion brands of our time. Founded in Rome in 1925 by Adele Casagrande, the fashion brand have created a covetable range of luxury leathers that embody a distinctly Italian aesthetic. In recent years, Fendi’s monster motif has taken over the catwalk, with other luxury designers jumping on the kitsch trend. Still, there’s nothing like the original.

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COMMON PROJECTS

Launched in 2004, Common Projects is a New York-based footwear label heralded for their sleek and timeless designs. After branching out to include accessories, Common Projects now offers a selection bags, wallets and card holders that offer a clean and minimal aesthetic. Their products can be are instantly recognised thanks to the golden-stamped serial code on every design.

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VIVIENNE WESTWOOD

When it comes to British fashion, there are few designers as iconic as Vivienne Westwood. The brand’s planet motif is in itself a symbol for disruptive and daring design. These wallet’s would are perfect for a more vintage look, with a the blue design in particular being the ideal accompaniment to a red tartan shirt. Priced at just £90, you get a lot for your money with these pieces.

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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

As one of the only brands to give Vivienne Westwood a run for her money in the fashion icon stakes, Alexander McQueen has been hailed as one of Britain’s greatest avant-garde labels. Its fashion collections combine flawless tailoring with a darkly beautiful aesthetic. True to the legacy of Lee Alexander McQueen, the house continues to deliver exquisite ready-to-wear and couture, alongside a range of instantly recognisable accessories, including these bold wallets. Emblazoned with McQueens signature skull motif, these wallets are perfect for anyone whose worst nightmare is blending into the background.

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COMME DES GARCONS

A conceptual designer who truly breaks the boundaries of modern fashion, Rei Kawakubo founded Comme des Garçons in 1969. Mixing fashion with technology, the brand’s avant-garde designs are the ultimate in statement dressing. Comme des Garçons now demonstrates its creative flair in the world of accessories, designing a selection of timeless change pouches.

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