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June 14, 2021 1 min read

Wingback wallets are designed to help minimise your everyday carry. Yet, like a good pair of leather shoes, they can be a tight squeeze at first. Here's how to break in your new wallet to fit everything you need.

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Since 2014 we've designed wallets from full-grain Tuscan leather that help streamline your daily carry and sit comfortably in your pocket.

Our most minimal, the Wingback Card Holder, packs in 5+ cards and a handful of folded banknotes. Our most versatile, the Winston Wallet, accommodates 4-12 cards and 20+ notes laid flat. Each one is designed to get better with age and develop a unique patina over time.

However, when box fresh, the leather can feel tight or rigid around the folds and the card pocket might seem impossibly tight. This is normal and after a few days of use the leather will gradually soften and conform to snugly fit its contents.

For that reason, you can gradually increase your wallet's capacity but not reduce it. To do so, add an extra card every day until your wallet fits your desired total. After years of daily use the leather should have developed a beautiful softness, moulded by your pocket.

To keep the leather looking its best, we recommend treating your wallet with leather conditioner once a year. It will also help tighten up the pockets ever so slightly in case you did want to discard a card or two.

For tips on how to clean and maintain your leather wallet, click here.

Wingback Cash Wallet - store up to five cards

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For more wear, care and breaking in instructions, visit our support section here

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