One of our favourite things to wish each other every Lunar New Year is for an increase in fortune and prosperity in the year ahead. Well, what better way to prepare for that incoming windfall than to arm yourself with a brand new wallet! See how you can level up your wallet, so that you can keep all of the year’s prosperous returns within easy access.
Red card holder coin purse, $63, from Bimba Y Lola
With its glossy finish and its rich shade of red, it’s no mystery why we love this wallet. Not only does it give you enough space for your essential cards and some cash, the suede lining also ensures that it won’t get dirty as quickly, compared to cloth-lined wallets.
Circular handle long wallet, $59.90, from Charles & Keith
Keep your hands free during your lunch hour with a wallet that comes with a circular handle and a shoulder strap. Plus, it gives you plenty of room inside to store your cash and your credit cards.
Casual zip pouch, $19.90, from Charles & Keith
Want to go to a party but don’t want to have to carry an entire bag with you? Switch to a card pouch like this one. With just enough slots for your essential cards, a little coin slot and space for your dollar bills, you really only need this metallic wallet and your phone and you’re set to go.
Leather wallet, $200, from Comme des Garçons
Well-loved by editors for its minimalist design, storage space and a generous coin compartment, this wallet is made in Spain and sized perfectly to fit into a tiny shoulder bag.
Bazar striped textured-leather wallet, $700, from Balenciaga
Life’s too short for boring wallets, so strike up the fancy of your friends with a striped wallet that features a bold streak of blue down the centre. Inside, it reveals eight card slots, a zip for your coins and a slot for dollar notes.
Studded embroidered bag, $19.90, from Mango
If you’re not too fussed about the contents, and you just want to have everything with you, then a roomy pouch will do. Throw in your cards, a money clip with your dollar notes and some coins before you head out.
Printed wallet, $19.90, from Mango
How about considering a quirky polka dotted print. It’s a fun addition to your outfit, and you can carry all your cash with you without fuss.
Leather purse, $95, from Massimo Dutti
Made from genuine cow leather, this long wallet features generous interior space that’s comprised of eight card slots, a bills compartment and a zip pocket to safekeep your important items.
This article was first published on Singapore Women’s Weekly.