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As with our last blog on Mother’s Day, consider this as a gentle reminder for Father’s Day on Sunday 20th June! We’re here to help you honour that paternal figure in your life by providing you with the perfect gift for fathering Sunday.
It is a well-known fact that men don’t tend to carry much on their person, apart from the essentials; phone, keys…..wallet! Whether it is for a father, grand-father, stepfather or uncle, a wallet is an ageless essential.
With the continuous advances in technology, our society is becoming cashless and people are relying more on card and contactless payments.
Here at Sage Brown, we have a developed a range of hand-crafted RFID protected wallets and card holders, which are perfect and thoughtful gifts for Father’s Day. Whilst being sleek, stylish, and durable, they will keep your father-figure safe from potential scammers.
What is RFID protection and why do you need it?
RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Devices), are devices that contain an extremely thin chip, for example bank cards and passports, that allows the user to wave their device in front of a scanner for payment/identification. The most common use of this is in contactless payments. Whilst this allows for easier and quicker spending and travel, it also allows easier access for scammers to take money or information from you, by simply putting a scanning device close enough to your contactless card.
Whilst in most cases there is a limit as to how much can be spent in a single contactless payment (currently £45 in the UK), it is deeply upsetting and frustrating should it happen. However, you can take simple preventative measures to keep your money and personal details safe from scammers. Something that we offer here at Sage Brown are RFID blocking wallets and card holders. With a simple metal fibre mesh in our product linings, you can be assured that your cards are safe in our products.
Should I buy plain or two-tone, smooth, or textured?
The answer to this question ultimately depends on who you are buying for. For a gentleman with a more refined taste we would recommend a plain, smooth or bridle textured wallet or card holder, in classic colours such as black, brown, or dark tan. These wallets look sleek and stylish, perfectly matching professional work attire. Over time these wallets age with grace and develop a sought-after patina, showing years of love and use.
Our two-tone wallets are more contemporary with a fun pop of colour on the inside of the wallet! These are perfect for a gentleman who likes something a little more quirky and unique, perhaps these are the ideal Father’s Day gift for a young man?
And finally, our crocodile textured wallets handmade from calf leather embossed with a crocodile skin effect.The texture makes for a harder feel to the leather and keeps scratches discreet. These are ideal for anyone who likes to keep their essentials together in one pocket.
Flat Leather Credit Card Case with RFID Protection: £29
This sleek cardholder is the latest addition to our RFID card holder selection. Perfect for gents who prefer to travel light, it has a card slot on either side, and the RFID protected card section in the middle. It is ultra-slim, lightweight and fits perfectly into a pocket. It is available in croc, saffiano and smooth calf leather in a variety of colours, with our trusted signature Sage Brown logo embossed on the back. This card wallet is handmade from calf leather with a crocodile skin effect embossed onto the surface.
Bi-Fold Soft Leather Credit Card Case with RFID Protection: £39-£45
Another for those who prefer to travel light is this bi-fold slim credit card wallet. It is handmade in a butter-soft lambs’ leather, available in either plain or a two-tone colour combination and lined with RFID protection. Inside there is space for three credit cards and the edges of each card slot have been turned over and scored for an added luxurious finish. There is a clear ID window and 4 slip pockets behind the card slots to store receipts or cash. Practical and discreet this is the perfect card wallet to fit into a shirt or trouser pocket.
Slim Leather Credit Card Case with RFID Protection: £39-£45
With beautiful turned edges and the added protection of RFID lining, this card case has a total of four credit card slots (1 vertical, 1 angled each side). There are also two slip pockets behind the card slots to store receipts or cash and a handy pocket on the reverse for a travel card. It is available in both a fine super soft lambs’ leather and a more rigid calf leather in plain or two-tone colour variations.
Compact Leather Billfold Wallet with RFID Protection: £65-£75
This is one of our best-selling luxurious compact leather wallets which has been hand-stitched by master craftsmen from fine calf hide. Inside the wallet features eight shaped credit card slots and two slip pockets. All the edges have been folded over for that extra touch of luxury. The note section at the back is divided into two sections and luxuriously lined with suede. A slim wallet that fits beautifully in your hip pocket and will be a faithful friend for life.
Bridle Hide Men’s Classic Wallet with RFID Protection: £135-£155
This is our best-selling luxurious premium leather classic wallet which has been hand-stitched by master craftsmen from traditional English bridle hide with a luxurious smooth texture in a variety of classic and contemporary colours. This traditional design is compatible with modern day life and technology. Opening the wallet reveals a total of ten horizontal credit card slots and 2 slip pockets behind. All the edges have been folded over for that extra touch of luxury. The note section at the back is divided into two sections with a leather-bound edge and luxuriously lined with fine leather. A slim wallet that fits beautifully in your hip pocket and will be a faithful friend for life.
Don’t forget about personalisation! - £15
To make your Father’s Day gifts extra special, here at Sage Brown we offer personalised embossing of up to four characters on the majority of our wallets and card holders.
Embossing embellishes the leather by indenting initials or wording through pressure. We offer blind embossing (no colour), gold or silver in Helvetica font.
For up to four characters including full stops, if required, there is a flat price of £15.00.
View all RFID blocking wallets and card holders here
SageBrown probably has the largest independent wallet collection in the UK. View our Men's Leather Wallet Collection and select from a vast array of styles, colours and textures. If you cant find what you're looking for then we offer a bespoke service, satisfying even the hardest to please.
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