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Guys: It’s officially time to retire your worn-down wallet. Yes, that one with its frayed ends and loose card slots. Or maybe, you have that chunky wallet with expired coupons and old receipts?

Either way, it’s time for an upgrade! We’ve found the best brands for men’s wallets, made from sustainable materials like upcycled leather, long-lasting cork, and even cactus and apple peels. We’ve included a wide range of storage (from just a few card slots to more than a dozen), tech-friendly features (like RFID security), and varying styles from slim cardholders to roomy trifolds.

Whether you prefer to carry one credit card and no cash or all cash and coins, there’s a sustainable and stylish wallet here for you.

Need to upgrade more than just your wallet? Try these sustainable luggage brands for totes, weekenders, rollers, and more.

1. Bellroy

Made In | China, India, & the Philippines
Sustainable Materials | LWG certified leather & plant-based leather
Price | $55–$179

At the intersection of tech, convenience, and sustainability, certified B Corp Bellroy is one of our favorite one-stop shops for travel bags and wallets. The brand’s wallets are beautifully designed, made to hold not just cards, coins, and cash, but also phones, passports, and SIM cards. Plus, most wallets are RFID-safe so you don’t have to worry about your card or passport information being stolen. There are both leather and leather-free options here in up to 10 colors—all with sufficient storage and slim styles.

2. Cuyana

Made In | Turkey
Sustainable Materials | LWG certified leather
Price | $78–$178

Cuyana—focused on “fewer, better”—is a sustainable brand prioritizing ethical, sustainable production and long-lasting designs. Its timeless leather wallets are no exception. Choose either a men’s folding wallet or simple cardholder, both made with LWG Gold Certified leather sourced from Italy and sewn in Turkey in a family-owned factory. The folding wallet holds up to four cards and has a slim silhouette, while the compact cardholder comes with six card slots and a minimalist look. For an extra thoughtful touch, add a custom monogram.

3. Nisolo

Made In | Peru & Mexico
Sustainable Materials | Upcycled & LWG certified leather
Price | $35–$50

Nisolo’s commitment to sustainability and style is unparalleled, especially when you consider that it’s a top-rated B Corp. Available in rich, luxurious hues like brandy, tobacco, and chestnut, these wallets are simultaneously rugged and refined. You can opt for a simple card case (up to three slots) made in Mexico using upcycled scrap leather, or try the Brewer Wallet with up to six slots and sewn from Nubuck leather in Peru. Whichever you choose, Nisolo workers receive living wages. Sounds like a win-win gift to us!

4. Allégorie

Made In | USA
Sustainable Materials | Vegan plant-based leather
Price | $78–$165

For our fur- and leather-free friends, we love Allégorie’s sustainable wallets. They’re cleverly built with vegan leather alternatives like natural cactus, apple peel, and plant-based materials (see how here!). Plus, not only are they all PETA approved, but they’re fair trade, OEKO-TEX certified, and USDA certified as being “biobased.” The cardholder fits an ID, ATM card, and credit card and is uniquely designed, while the bifold wallet can fit up to eight cards at once as well as cash! You’ll never leave home without it.

5. Taylor Stitch

Made In | Spain
Sustainable Materials | LWG certified leather
Price | $58–$98

Taylor Stitch’s minimalist men’s wallets have us like 😍. From the gorgeous colors (evergreen, anyone?!) to the deadstock leather to the hand-painted edges, every aspect here has been thoughtfully considered. They’re all made in small batches in Spain using leftover Spanish cowhide leather and once they’re gone, they’ll be gone from Taylor Stitch forever. The Minimalist Wallet has a hidden card slot and up to four exterior card slots, and the Billfold Wallet touts six card slots and an interior cash slot. Keep out the bulk and excess and carry only the essentials in these wallets.

6. Ekster

Made In | China
Sustainable Materials | Aluminum, LWG certified leather, recycled leather, and/or carbon fiber
Price | $39–$189

Techies and travelers alike will love Ekster’s smart wallets and card holders. Built for “life on the move,” there are over a dozen wallet styles to choose from each equipped with advanced features and materials. One wallet, for example, carries an Apple Airtag, while another turns your phone into a wallet. Most are made with premium leather, though there are options utilizing space-grade aluminum and vegan recycled leather, too. And for those who need (aka those racking up various credit card points!), one Ekster wallet can hold up to a whopping 15 cards at once.

7. Octobre

Made In | Portugal
Sustainable Materials | Vegetable-tanned natural leather
Price | $55–$125

Octobre, the sibling company of sustainable brand Sézane, crafts classic leather goods that will withstand the test of time (and trends!). 95 percent of pieces are handcrafted within European ateliers, with a focus on ethical and safe production. And Octobre carries perhaps the widest range of “wallets” on the list, including coin cases, passport holders, card holders, and bifold wallets. Sent in a gift box (and mailed in recycled packaging), delivery is free and returns are, too, so you’re certainly guaranteed to impress the man in your life with one of these beautiful wallets.

8. Tiradia

Made In | Portugal
Sustainable Materials | Cork
Price | $15–$50

Based in Portugal, Tiradia leverages the sustainability and durability of cork for all its lifestyle accessories, wallets included. There are five designs available, including cardholders and bifolds and at prices that won’t break the bank (the most expensive option is $50 USD!). Why cork? Cork is recyclable, waterproof, durable, and extremely lightweight—making it an easy and effortless option anywhere, anytime. Customers also love the quick (and free) shipping and the beautiful gift packaging. 10/10 gift, no notes.

9. Baggu

Made In | China
Sustainable Materials | Recycled nylon
Price | $28

Baggu is best known for its reusable bags, but did you know the brand makes colorful wallets and phone slings, too? This sustainable brand uses recycled nylon for every product and there’s a heavy emphasis on ethical production every step of the way, too. The result? Groovy, unique, and eye-catching designs that will turn heads more than the shiny AmEx inside of it! Best of all, these wallets are trifolds and come with an extra loop so you can easily clip it onto your keychain. Shipping is free over $40, returns are free, and the packaging is fully recycled. A 100 percent sustainable switch.


Featured image by Bellroy