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The Wallet 3.0 Is Discommon’s Take on Quiet Luxury

What’s refined and slim-lined, with a better design than ever? That would be Discommon’s The Wallet 3.0. The third generation of the cult-favorite luxury accessory features improved card pockets – two that fit three cards each – for easy insertion and removal, as well as a “flip lip” for ease of use. Look closer and you’ll notice the compact, thermoformed stitch-less form that gives an effortlessly sleek, elevated look to a daily necessity.

We love the unexpected pop of color in the wallet’s interior that says “don’t take me so serious.” Three new vibrant color pairings are available to choose from: Black and Oslo, Gray and Ruby, and Tan and Mango. The exterior is crafted using top grain nappa leather, while the interior is soft micro suede. Which is your favorite combo?

slim black wallet

Design Milk’s Senior Editor, Gregory Han, shares his hands-on experience with The Wallet 3.0:

I abandoned a traditional wallet/billfold for a minimalist design years ago, but recently my minimalist sleeve-style wallet finally gave up the ghost after many years of use, giving me the opportunity to try out Discommon’s The Wallet 3.0.

Unlike my previous wallet – essentially a leather stitched sleeve that could hold 3 cards comfortably, 4 cards with some effort – The Wallet 3.0’s thermoformed nappa leather opens like a traditional billfold. It has a tiny flip lip that reminds of a tiny laptop. The two-side clamshell design is much easier to access than my previous wallet, easily holding up to 6 cards, yet isn’t any thicker than my previous single, slide-in design.

What I appreciate most is this wallet’s ease of accessibility. I used to struggle pulling out a specific single card because my minimalist wallet’s tight stitched design was optimally suited to hold 3 cards at once, and adding any more meant I’d have to use a precise pinch ‘n pull technique that usually would result in pulling all the cards out to get to the one I wanted. Now, I can pull out a single card without requiring the assistance of tweezers.

The Wallet 3.0 is also shockingly light… so much so I thought it was made of molded cardboard when I first handled it. I even sniffed it to make sure I wasn’t just inspecting a piece of the packaging. But, The Wallet 3.0 later proved its weight in gold (or molded leather) when I accidentally left it in a pocket and it went through an entire wash cycle, and came out looking just as new and structured as it did prior to its dip. Consider me a convert of this 3.0 version of a wallet.

slim black wallet

slim black wallet

slim black wallet with cyan interior

slim black wallet with cyan interior

slim black wallet

slim grey wallet

slim grey wallet

slim black wallet

slim black wallet with cyan interior

slim black wallet with cyan interior

slim black wallet

slim brown wallet

slim brown wallet

slim brown wallet

slim brown wallet with yellow interior

slim brown wallet with yellow interior

slim brown wallet

trio of brown, grey, and black slim wallets

To learn more about The Wallet 3.0, visit discommongoods.com.

Kelly Beall is Director of Branded Content at Design Milk. The Pittsburgh-based writer and designer has had a deep love of art and design for as long as she can remember, from Fashion Plates to MoMA and far beyond. When not searching out the visual arts, she’s likely sharing her favorite finds with others. Kelly can also be found tracking down new music, teaching herself to play the ukulele, or on the couch with her three pets – Bebe, Rainey, and Remy. Find her @designcrush on social.

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