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What is a Vegan Wallet and Why Should I Want One?

Wallets are often more than just wallets. Wallets are a part of our identity. Most of us keep our wallets longer than we keep our pants, our shirts, our purses, our hairstyles – even our underwear. When we get a...

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Pickpocket Theft Abroad: How Common is it and How Can You Be Careful

It’s important to be alert and stay safe no matter where you are. But it is especially important when traveling abroad. Should something happen to you or the items you brought with you, dealing with those issues can be difficult...

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How Will the Patina Change My Leather Wallet's Color?

Allett’s leather wallets are unique. These are the highest quality leather – known as “top grade leather” or “Nappa Leather” in the accessory world. We use only this fine leather to make our wallets, in order to create the designer...

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What Makes a Sport Wallet a Sport Wallet?

Sometimes, to the outside world, an accessory is just an accessory. A belt is just a belt. A hat is just a hat. A bracelet is just a bracelet. But if you actually explore these items in a different way,...

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Types of Wallets for College Students

We touched on this recently in the last blog post, when we discussed the best luxury wallets for college students. We encourage you to read through that post if you’d like to learn a bit more about what makes a...

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What Luxury Wallet is Best for College Kids?

When we think of luxury brands, we do not typically think of college students. We associate college students with ramen, sleeping in a room with 3 other people, thrift stores, and other budget decision making. We associate luxury brands with...

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Types of Jobs that Benefit From a High Capacity Wallet

At Allett Wallets, we’re passionate about minimalism. We make ultra-slim wallets that are designed specifically to hold everything you should carry with you, yet do so without any extra frills that go unused or end up holding trash. Our slim...

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How Important is RFID Technology in Wallets Anymore?

In the not-so-distant past, in order to pay for something with a credit card, you had to swipe your card down a machine that would read the strip on the card. It wasn’t a particularly difficult process, but it was...

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What Makes a Nylon Wallet Luxury?

Many of us enjoy a bit of luxury now and again, especially with our fashion. We may own brand name jackets, or we own expensive designer purses, or we may by hats from well known luxury brands. No matter our...

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Why Should You Bring 2 Wallets on an International Vacation?

That means that the best thing you can do – and something that makes traveling much easier – is to take two wallets with you on your vacation. Your travel wallet is meant to be used for the journey. It holds your passport, emergency cards and anything else that you need for the entire journey. A minimalist wallet is for the destination. 
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Pros and Cons of Wearing a Minimalist Wallet

Minimalist, as a style, is not for everyone. Not everyone likes minimalist décor. Not everyone likes minimalist technology. Not everyone likes a minimalist way of living. The same cannot necessarily be said about minimalist wallets, however. Most people appreciate minimalist...

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What Do People Carry in a Large Wallet?

At Allett Wallets, we are firm believers in ultra slim wallets that can fit comfortably in your front pocket. We have wallets of many different sizes, but it is our slim wallets that attract the most interest, because they are...

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How a Nice Wallet is Becoming “Affordable Luxury”

In some ways, luxury items are as popular as ever. Luxury brands like Chanel have been in such high demand that they’ve been able to increase their prices almost every year, becoming more and more expensive as people continue to...

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Places to Look if You Have Lost Your Wallet

Losing anything you need can be stressful. Losing your wallet is often even more so. Wallets contain so many important items that losing them – even in your own house – can feel immediately stressful.  Luckily, it’s likely you will...

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The Perfect Fit - Best Wallet Features for Slings/Smalls and Small Bags

If you’ve followed Allett’s blog for a while – and let’s face it, who hasn’t? – then you know by now that not all wallets are the same. Some wallets are big and bulky. Others are small and slim. Some...

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How to Clean a Fabric Wallet

At Allett, we made our vegan nylon wallets to move. This premium ripstop leather fabric is specifically designed to be taken with you as you hike, bike, camp, and travel the world. It is breathable and paper thin, despite being...

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What to Carry in Your Travel Wallet

Traveling is one of the most enriching experiences a person can do in their life. It introduces you to new cultures, new cuisines, new sights, sounds, smells, and so much more. But any time you’re in an unfamiliar place –...

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Lost and Found: Heartwarming Stories of Wallets Reunited With Their Owners

Wallets are a unique accessory. We do not typically think about how important they are or how much we depend on them. But the moment we lose that wallet, we feel almost helpless – not only because all of our...

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How To Gift The Right Wallet For Your Loved One

It’s the holiday season, and you’re being tasked with finding a gift for a loved one that they are going to love and appreciate. Every year you’re faced with this task, and after a while it can be really challenging...

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Why is it Important To Support Local and Small Businesses?

You’re going to hear a lot of small businesses talk about how important it is to support small businesses. We’re one of them. You’ll see signs and bumper stickers and all sorts of advertisement telling you to support small businesses...

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How to Make Your Wallet Gift More Personal

Wallets make amazing gifts. This is not a controversial statement, or one coming from our bias as a luxury wallet maker. When you think about what makes a great gift, you want it to be something that: Has genuine use,...

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Where is Napa Leather Used?

Allett makes wallets out of a material known as “Napa Leather.” Sometimes spelled “Nappa Leather,” the term itself refers to a tanning process that makes the leather both soft and breathable. It is neither rough, nor rigid, and typically free...

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How to Gift Like a Minimalist

We live in a world with an immense amount of waste. Most of us are consumers who consume – we buy things and throw things away or donate them at an alarming rate. While many of us do a lot...

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How Many Business Cards Should You Carry On You?

Typically, when we think about wallets, we think about money. We think about cards and we think about cash, we think about the ID we may need to use those cards, and everything else that we might put in our...

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Choosing a Wallet Based on Your Profession: Tips and Advice

Wallets are not just an accessory. More than belts, more than earrings, more than watches, our wallets provide both form AND function. We reach for our wallets frequently throughout the day, and we tend to keep our wallets for years,...

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Does a Magnetic Wallet Ruin Your Credit Cards?

Wallets may sound like a simple accessory. But the technology that goes into wallets can vary considerably. For example, some wallets and money clips use magnets to keep the wallet and its contents in place. There is this belief that...

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Wallet Organization for Digital Nomads: Staying Financially Savvy on the Move

One of the few positive changes of the last few years is the switch that many organizations have made to remote work. Many of us are now, more so than ever before, able to work from anywhere in the world...

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Wallets for College Students: Best Wallets for Combining Style with Functionality in Campus Life

Going to college comes with a lot of changes. For most, it’s their first time living on their own, their first time responsible for their own success, and their first time caring for themselves. Within these changes are smaller needs...

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The Psychology of Wallets – How Wallets Affect Your Personality

Picture this: You’re on a long walk and come across a small rock on the path. You kick the rock forward, and it bounces for a while and lands back on the path in front of you. You kick the...

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What to Carry in Your Passport Wallet

There is something truly amazing about traveling. You have an opportunity to get exposed to other cultures, other languages, and other ways of thinking. You can experience new foods, visit historical landmarks, and see the world in unique ways. Our...

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