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Wanted

Wanted: The Ultra-Thin Indestructible Wallet

  • A wallet is perhaps the most perfunctory accessory any man owns; the least glamorous; the most abused.
  • ... So it's about time that somebody really considered it.
  • Dollar bills are "paper" for a reason, the same reason that Tyvek skins houses: when it's not made of trees, paper can be tough sh*t.
  • Like other super-tough paper fabrics, the Porte Monnaie wallet is made of flash-spun high density polyethylene (with one layer of leather inside, for old time's sake).
  • That's perhaps why the Porte Monnaie wallets seem so impertinently clever...
  • It's minimalist, and handmade, and simple -- and it's tougher than the two-pound ham sandwich you're carrying now.
  • And yes, you're reading that picture correctly: it opens from the center like a collapsible laundry basket.
  • Most styles available now from Oki-ni.com. Price: 69 pounds sterling. 
  • 01 /08
    | porte monnaie wallet A wallet is perhaps the most perfunctory accessory any man owns; the least glamorous; the most abused.
  • 02 /08
    | porte monnaie wallet ... So it's about time that somebody really considered it.
  • 03 /08
    | porte monnaie wallet Dollar bills are "paper" for a reason, the same reason that Tyvek skins houses: when it's not made of trees, paper can be tough sh*t.
  • 04 /08
    | porte monnaie wallet Like other super-tough paper fabrics, the Porte Monnaie wallet is made of flash-spun high density polyethylene (with one layer of leather inside, for old time's sake).
  • 05 /08
    | porte monnaie wallet That's perhaps why the Porte Monnaie wallets seem so impertinently clever...
  • 06 /08
    | porte monnaie wallet It's minimalist, and handmade, and simple -- and it's tougher than the two-pound ham sandwich you're carrying now.
  • 07 /08
    | porte monnaie wallet And yes, you're reading that picture correctly: it opens from the center like a collapsible laundry basket.
  • 08 /08
    | porte monnaie wallet Most styles available now from Oki-ni.com. Price: 69 pounds sterling. 

It's small things like the Porte Monnaie paper wallet that can convince a person that humanity is on an upward trajectory.

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