Mini bags may be part of the “it” girl starter pack, but if you think about it, wallets were the OG. They keep our cards, ID, cash, and the all-important coffee punch card safe and organized in the jumbled abyss of our everyday tote. And when something holds this much value, why shouldn’t we put just as much thought into it as a luxury bag?
Enter: the designer wallet. The often-forgotten accessory waits patiently in the wings—or in this case, handbag—for its time to shine. It’s synonymous with excitement, whether it’s making its grand entrance to pay for an almond milk latte or a new pair of shoes. It even has the ability to make paying for a dentist visit much less painful. And that, our friends, is priceless. From the best-selling YSL Quilted Monogram Wallet to Bottega Veneta’s woven zip-top gem, here are 18 designer wallets worth splurging on.