Architect Alice Park has a secret:
She's got a shoe and bag "problem," and dreams of designing both.
But she's starting small with deceptively simple leather
wallets. "I noticed that a lot of my male friends don't carry a
standard wallet," she said. "Just a wad of cards and bills with
a rubber band around it." Her slot wallet, which looks like a piece
of origami, is a stylish alternative that's also extremely functional.
It holds bills without bulging (though users may have to downsize
the number of cards they carry). Available in two styles and fifteen
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