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Please help me find the best replacement for my wallet - criticism of example

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Naive Jr., Feb 9, 2012.

  1. P-K-L

    P-K-L Senior member

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    I also think that a wallet should be green.

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  2. Naive Jr.

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    I didn't realise that that green was of 8 baby crocodiles. My tears are allegedly not the real thing for the human being, whose genuine nature is destined not merely to let his body let loose bodily substances, but to employ my brain to think what all this means. Which reminds me that green is a color for symbolic representation of envy, too. Somebody has more than me. I in-visio the other who has property I wish I had. Like the whereabouts of my ideal wallet, for example.
     
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    Gratefully acknowledged as dramatic visual enrichment for the colorless word green. I'm so pleased that my thread attracts such artistic creatures who know color is almost as great as God. But the sensually textured leather wallet design is suspiciously full of card pockets injuring my simplistic prejudice, or with other words: why so many - isn't that sinful? Seems to me my Teutonic nature boy model above without photo has more virtue. Neverthemore - where can I get this wallet? Where did you find it, please?
     
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  4. P-K-L

    P-K-L Senior member

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    People need several credit cards - they use one to pay off the other.

    This one is from Bottega Veneta.
     
  5. Naive Jr.

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    Crocodiles much relished are diminished by hungry pythons, whose increase not at least is due to their inclination to devour any crocodile they meet, even if their dinner can sometimes after being swallowed move more than a python can tolerate. Lizards must be what Launer uses for that beautiful green leather, right?
     
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  6. Naive Jr.

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    I read an interview with that Bottega Veneta director, a German designer who went to a Waldorf school and wants everything handcrafted. By the way, he has a house in Florida and doesn't want to return to Europe. At least that's what was in the magazine quoted. His models look like he got some inspiration from Eurythmic veils. Your higher financial transaction is cool and sounds like what Steiner claims about the relativity of determination of things - they need each or one another (see his main work, chapter 3), but I ain't got no credit card, just my train and library cards. When I get a job, I can pay off my girlfriend who lends me her credit card to order my new wallet, when I know which one is right. What did you pay for yours, if I'm not getting too close?
     
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  7. GBR

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    Look at the Launer range. Extrenely fine products.
     
  8. P-K-L

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    I think it was something like €125 on sale.
     
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    Multipost.
     
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    Multipost.
     
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  11. althanis

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    Did this guy seriously respond individually to like 10 different posts?
     
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  12. Bear

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    I do not have a specific Launer as my favorite (to be honest, I do not own one - only drool over one). If I had to buy one, I believe I would get the credit card case ones - but that fold in the middle yet still have a place for bills.

    The black with the red interior is very nice looking...but the bridle leather is appealing as well. I do not think you can go wrong with any of them.

    Look at this one...

    http://www.launer.com/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=29889
     
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  13. Naive Jr.

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    I don't understand your question. Please forgive delay in response due to lack of Internet access.
     
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    Sorry for my rude delay in reply - it's not intentional - I simply don't have my own Internet access, and have to sometimes wait a week or more before I get online to receive and reply.

    I have two questions about your kind selection:
    1. Why must Launer print/emboss their or its name so large?
    2. Don't you think a coin pouch with snap closure necessary for a daily wallet?
     
  15. Naive Jr.

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    I don't get your point with both posts in which a text of merely a single word: >multipost< is included, and would appreciate an explanation?
     
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  16. Bear

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    So have you made a decision?
     
  17. Naive Jr.

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    Thanks very much for your inquiry about my decision, Bear. I've recently been gravitating to Aspinal - and to a wallet or pocketbook with zipper. Unfortunately, Aspinal doesn't offer any brighter coloured leather which I prefer, nor is what they offer of bridle leather.
    http://www.aspinaloflondon.com/ajax/eshop-catalogue/showcase/4710

    The idea of the zipper seems to be the next phase in my development. I imagine a zipper promises security of contents, right?

    But the price is too high - I wonder if Aspinal has sales, or if the other wallet manufacturers have something better?
     
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  18. althanis

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    You go in to your wallet so often, do you really want to have to unzip it each and every time? It also adds that extra man-made component. I'd rather have a handsewn leather wallet, without any extras. YMMV.
     
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  19. Edgein

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    If you feel the need for a coin section, why not get a separate coin purse? I found one in Spain, a spring closure croc embossed leather for very reasonable cost. I can't remember where I got it or what it is, but there are many such things available. That way, you can maintain the thin wallet and have coin access!
     
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    by this I hope you're saying you also thought it was crap?
     
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