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Initials on wallet

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jimbo123, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. jimbo123

    jimbo123 Senior member

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    What do you think of putting initials on wallet? Too OTT/showoff?

    It would go in the bottom left corner in silver.

    Here is the wallet:
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  2. mr monty

    mr monty Senior member

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    What do you think of putting initials on wallet? Too OTT/showoff?

    It would go in the bottom left corner in silver.

    Here is the wallet:
    [​IMG]


    Only if there's nothing inside with your name on it?[​IMG]
     
  3. MrBon

    MrBon Well-Known Member

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    I fine wallets annoying, i don't like them and i try using them a little as possible. Most of the time when i dress i only carry the essentials and keep pocket/jacket bulge to a minimum.

    How often do you whip out your wallet for anyone to notice initials, most of the time when people take out their wallets, your eyeballing the contents, and your hand would end up covering your initials anyway. If you like/want your initials on your wallet, then go for it. good luck
     
  4. Bird's One View

    Bird's One View Senior member

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  5. oshinex

    oshinex Senior member

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    I say don't do it.
     
  6. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    I don't like monograms or initials on anything except my mum's wedding presents that I keep for sentimental value.

    I do like some original details on certain cuffs for example but it has to be funny or really creative ..
     
  7. celery

    celery Senior member

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    "Yes, this is my wallet. What? You don't believe me? LOOK! LOOK AT THE INITIALS! THEY'RE MINE! IT'S MY WALLET! "

    *Stupid bastard not believing me when my wallet clearly has my initials elegantly shimmering in his pudgy face. I certainly showed him. I held those initials high into the air and demanded he look at them and weep for he is not worthy of criticizing my initials. *

    "Yes, they are indeed mine, good day sir."
     
  8. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    I'm not a fan of monograms.
     
  9. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    "Yes, this is my wallet. What? You don't believe me? LOOK! LOOK AT THE INITIALS! THEY'RE MINE! IT'S MY WALLET! "

    *Stupid bastard not believing me when my wallet clearly has my initials elegantly shimmering in his pudgy face. I certainly showed him. I held those initials high into the air and demanded he look at them and weep for he is not worthy of criticizing my initials. *

    "Yes, they are indeed mine, good day sir."


    How about showing the credit cards or the passport with your name on it which are in your wallet?
     
  10. bowtielover

    bowtielover Senior member

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    Mine are, you can't really see them that well so it's not like i'm showing off when I pull it out. But incase it gets stolen i'll have more then my licence to identify it.
     
  11. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    But incase it gets stolen i'll have more then my licence to identify it.
    Good point.
     
  12. celery

    celery Senior member

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    How about showing the credit cards or the passport with your name on it which are in your wallet?

    Don't be silly, that's impossible.
     
  13. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    Don't be silly, that's impossible.

    I went to a gentlemen club once and the best way for me to be identified was my Nationwide Flexaccount debit card...
    I was the only one in the room having one of them.
     
  14. wmb

    wmb Senior member

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    i have it on the inside -- it was complimentary so I thought what the heck...
     
  15. gsugsu

    gsugsu Senior member

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    If you like the idea, do it. I can't imagine it would be that showy or off-putting where you are intending it to be. Personally I don't see the real functionality of it even if it serves as an extra level of identification in case of loss or theft. Now if you were going to have it branded on or use a big leather punch like you do at summer camp that would be another matter completely.

    What do you think of putting initials on wallet? Too OTT/showoff?

    It would go in the bottom left corner in silver.

    Here is the wallet:
    [​IMG]
     
  16. justindo

    justindo Active Member

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    I don't like monograms, so I'd vote no.

    Also, Aspinals are very nice wallets.
     

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