I’ve gone through six minimalist wallets over the past few years and none of them were any good. One I used for about 18 months consisted of two sheets of metal attached by a rubber strap (the strap eventually lost elasticity) and I recently tried a wallet that connected via Magsafe to the back of my phone (I couldn’t get my cards out.) I was about to go back to a traditional wallet when I received the OhSnap Snapwallet.

I couldn’t be happier.

The $58 wallet is actually part of a full set of add-ons, including a money clip and even a little bottle-opened/knife that you can use to open beers and boxes. I got the wallet alone and I’m surprisngly pleased.

The wallet holds about four cards comfortably – they claim it can hold five but it definitely gets tight – and it has a little handle that ejects and fans your cards out for easy access. The corners are magnetic which means you can attach the add-on sections easily and it can even attach to your phone provided it has a magnetic back.

I’ve been carrying this thing for a few weeks now and I’ve never had an issue with all of my cards falling out – something that happened often even with standard wallets – and the little lever has made it easy to grab my cards without scraping or pulling – something that you can’t do with most single piece wallets.

I can’t comment on the add-on pieces of the OhSnap! line but if you’re looking for a super simple, super useful minimalist wallet, this is one of the best. Finding something you’d carry for longer than a few months is difficult these days. OhSnap has made a believer out of me.

Want 10%? They apparently have a rewards program so you can check out whatever coupon they give you here.

By John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times.

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