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Green Card Cases

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by liquidrevolver, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. liquidrevolver

    liquidrevolver New Member

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    Long time lurker, first time poster here. I was hoping for a little help with regards to card cases.

    I'm looking for a green card case in the emerald/jade family without an ID window. Pocket in the middle and pocket(s) on both sides. Haven't been able to find much in the colour I'm looking for. Coach has one that's like green (and ugly in my opinion), and Chester Mox has one in what looks like an olive green (which is a little too dark for my liking).

    Any leads, folks? Your help will definitely be appreciated.
     
  2. NORE

    NORE Senior member

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    No. Welcome to the forum.
     
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  3. bourbonbasted

    bourbonbasted Senior member

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    Long enough? :foo:
     
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  4. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    Let me understand, are you looking for a card
    case for your GreenCard in the event that the
    police stop you in Arizona?
     
  5. PaisleySnail

    PaisleySnail Well-Known Member

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    Suitsupply comes to mind but I don't think it has a window.
     
  6. Apollotrader

    Apollotrader Senior member

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    Valextra or just do an online search on Barneys.
     
  7. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Have you considered Hermes?
     
  8. coloRLOw

    coloRLOw Senior member

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    +1 Valextra
    i bought a Valextra green case for my nook a few months ago.

    so i thank it's a higher probability from where you can find green card case.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. TimelesStyle

    TimelesStyle Senior member

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    I know I'm starting to sound like an advertisement, but I'd reach out to Valextra's main Milan boutique. I was simply floored by the level of customer service, plus it was great having access to styles not available in the States (where only Barney's sells Valextra).

    To look at styles, I'd try both the Italian and Japanese sites, since there is little overlap between them and the Japanese site is much more extensive. Feel free to PM me and I can give you the name/email of the person I dealt with.

    Barney's has this:

    http://www.barneys.com/Valextra-Bus...9148410,default,pd.html?cgid=BARNEYS&index=30

    Though I'm not wild about gusseted pockets unless you can actually fill them

    Now consider these (none available on Barney's website):

    I recently bought this in a black pebble grain leather and it's beautiful:

    http://shop.valextra.it/en_EU/CARD-...ld1Byb2R1Y3QuanNwP2NkUHJvZHVjdD03MDU1MA==.jsp

    I used to carry this in navy, before deciding to go with a fold-over case:

    http://shop.valextra.it/solutions/v...ld1Byb2R1Y3QuanNwP2NkUHJvZHVjdD03MDU2Mg==.jsp

    This is similar to the first one, but the exterior dimensions are different and, in my opinion, not ideal for front pocket use:

    http://www.valextra.jp/eshop/products/detail.php?product_id=199

    This is a wallet, not a card case, but has the same external dimensions as the one above and also shows you one of the darker greens (called Valextra Green, I think) available:

    http://shop.valextra.it/en_EU/MEN-S...ld1Byb2R1Y3QuanNwP2NkUHJvZHVjdD02ODQ0Mg==.jsp

    I know I've seen that flat card case in Valextra Green but not sure about the folding ones. I know that the first one I showed you, the simple four-pocket fold-over in sea green, isn't available in Valextra Green since I asked. However they'll take special orders and I think it takes a month or two. Like I said, PM me for details.
     
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  10. TimelesStyle

    TimelesStyle Senior member

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    And, just so I don't seem overly biased towards Valextra (even though I am), these are others I've seen:


    Quality not as good as Valextra in terms of leather suppleness/craftsmanship, but seems durable (have had Epi before) and there isn't tons of "craftsmanship" on this size case anyways:

    http://www.louisvuitton.com/front/#...Leather-Goods/products/Card-Holder-EPI-M60325

    Perhaps this is available sans-logo (though maybe you like that/don't care about it):

    http://www.barneys.com/Tods--Logo-Tile-Card-Case/00505024418546,default,pd.html?q=tods&index=5

    And finally, if you're price-sensitive, and don't mind something a bit flashy (or just want something to tide you over until you find what you really want) this might work:

    http://www.colehaan.com/colehaan/catalog/product.jsp?catId=100&productId=681021&productGroup=681023
     
  11. Kaplan

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    Only one slot though.
     
  12. Griffyndor

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    I really like the Valextra but it looks like they don't ship to the U.S. and Barneys' selection, at least in NYC, is fairly limited. Any 'mericans have a workaround?
     
  13. TimelesStyle

    TimelesStyle Senior member

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    Check your PM
     
  14. Griffyndor

    Griffyndor Senior member

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    Thank you!!
     
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