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July 30, 2015
You may remember early last year we featured the new Sapling Aluminium Series that had hit Kickstarter. It was a new range for the company who previously had specialised only in wooden wallets, but wanted to branch out (sorry, couldn't resist that) into other materials. Well, now things have come full circle and Sapling is getting back to its roots (okay, we promise the tree puns stop here) with an updated range of wallets made from various types of wood.
The Sapling series wallets, for those who aren't familiar, is a two panel design - in this case two pieces of wood held in place by a strong woven elastic band. It is a simple but effective design which has proved popular and variations of it have been created by many wallet designers. The Sapling Wallets are aligned horizontally. This is suited better to the North American market and other countries where swipe cards are still in use - whereas most parts of Europe use Chip & Pin, which operates vertically.
So what is new in version 2? Well, the V2 design takes much of what made the original Sapling wallet so successful, and makes a few tweaks to improve on that, based on feedback from original backers, and experience with using the wallet. The first new design aspect is that the wallet has been made just a fraction shorter, meaning the plates are now pretty much exactly the same size as a credit card. This means that the plates now sit flush with the cards, which is not only aesthetically pleasing, but makes access to cards simpler and quicker.
The other main change is the addition of a notch at the bottom of the wallet. This makes it possible to slide the cards up with a single push of the finger, so cards are instantly and easily accessible.
In addition to changes to the basic design, the V2 comes in a range of different types of wood, each with its own unique style and character. The V2 is available in: Birch, Cherry, Bamboo and Walnut. The Birch, Cherry and Walnut varieties had been available in the previous version, but this is the first time Sapling have offered a Bamboo wallet, so all you Bamboo enthusiasts out there can crack out the party poppers!
The wallet can comfortably hold between 1-6 cards - a few more at a push. Notes can be stored in a few ways depending on your preference, but the most common way would be to tri-fold them and tuck them under the elastic band, where they will be held securely in place against the wood panel.
As with all Sapling wallets, this new series also comes with name engraving included, adding that personal touch. The laser engraved logo and personalised name gives the wallet a touch of class and individuality - as if having a wooden wallet wasn't already unique enough.
The Sapling Wood Wallets are currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, and are already well on the way to becoming a reality. To find out more and to pledge, check out the Sapling Signature Series Wood Wallet V2 Kickstarter Page. You can also check out the process by which the wallet is made in their Kickstarter video below.
May 04, 2018
Iconic, chic and completely minimalist, the SECRID range provides everyday award-winning design that won’t compromise your style. Turn to the classics for a smart go-to or, choos
Iconic, chic and completely minimalist, the SECRID range provides everyday award-winning design that won’t compromise your style. Turn to the classics for a smart go-to or, choose from a range of fabrics, textures and colours for an update to your pocket investment. Discover the range...e from a range of fabrics, textures and colours for an update to your pocket investment. Discover the range...
April 30, 2018
Your wallet should be a place of calm and organisation, where you can find everything you need quickly and easily. More so, your wallet shouldn’t be bulging, bulking or even be noticeable to people. After all, you don’t want it to become an an easy target for pickpockets (that’s why we love a slim wallet!). So, whether you’re off to work for the day, going on a journey or just popping to the shops, these are the things you should definitely carry around and what you should keep at home...
April 27, 2018
With over 1,400 positive reviews and counting, we’re very excited to share that 90% of our customers would rate us as excellent. What’s even better are the slim wallets you love and have been raving about! So, we wanted to share some of the fantastic reasons you make slim wallets part of your everyday life...
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