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Enjoy carrying less everyday with Wally Micro, a leather pull-tab wallet designed with fun and function in mind.
Enjoy carrying less everyday with Wally Micro, a leather pull-tab wallet designed with fun and function in mind.
851 backers pledged $33,104 to help bring this project to life.

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Wally Micro - The Minimal Wallet with a Few Surprises

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Meet the smallest member of the Wally Wallet family: Wally Micro.

 

At Distil Union we've tackled a wide range of wallet solutions. Now, we're excited to announce Wally Micro: our smallest wallet featuring Wally's signature pull-tab design. And while Micro is super small, he sure isn't small on functionality – or surprises...

Here's a quick demo of Micro carrying 1 card + a folded bill, and how Micro expands to carry 10 cards and back down to 1 again:

And did we mention – Wally Micro is reversible!

Simply by threading the ribbon through the body, you can easily switch between colors. The only hard part is deciding on which color combo... But no pressure, you don't have to decide until after the Kickstarter is over and we send out a Backer Survey.

We've sourced vibrant, vegetable-tanned leather from Italy – and since Wally Micro is easily reversible, you get twice the beautiful leather:

The open sleeve-style construction flexes to hold up to 10 or so cards, as well as folded bills. The reinforced-elastic band means you can carry as few as 1 card snugly in place:

The first Wally was actually born on Kickstarter 3 years ago as the iPhone wallet reinvented as a discreet, stick-on leather pocket with pull-tab. Since then, the Wally Wallet family has expanded – including Wally Bifold, which Slate.com said "just might be the perfect men's wallet"!   

Of course, Wally Bifold isn't perfect for everyone, which is why we designed Wally Micro for those with an even more minimal carry: 1-10 cards and a few folded bills. Wally Micro is:

+ the ideal front-pocket wallet for the true minimalist
+ a handy business-card holder
+ the perfect complement to a Wally iPhone Wallet
+ and oh yeah, did we mention – he's reversible?! 

The Kickstarter community has been the driving force behind our development – not just of products, but the growth and development of our small business. Nothing compares to the feedback and community involvement here on Kickstarter, so we're back to raise the funds we need to produce Micro!

Distil Union is a micro-collective of designers who are having fun (and working hard) creating solutions to real-life problems. Our incentive to innovate comes from a deep desire to create objects that people love. 

For Wally Micro, we're seeking the funding needed to cover the cost of materials and tooling (the leather-cutting dies), to manufacture our first production run to meet minimum quantities, and also cover Kickstarter / credit-card processing fees (up to 10%). Music credits: Bensound.

Telling your friends about little Wally Micro will help in a big way! 

Risks and challenges

We have a reassuring track record of successful product launches with on-time delivery (this is our 5th Kickstarter!). Surprises can and will pop up along the way, and luckily we've learned ways to minimize risk for us and for you:
+ working closely with trusted manufacturers
+ setting comfortable schedules that allow for hiccups and setbacks
+ doing thorough work in advance (our due diligence as designers)
+ applying what we've learned in the four previous campaigns (notice our LIMITED pledge levels, to ensure we don't over-promise and under-deliver).

The photos you see are production-ready samples straight from the same place that will be producing the wallets you'll receive.

Distil Union's best-selling products exist today thanks to the generosity and gumption of the Kickstarter community. Many thanks and highest fives!

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    ALL THE MICROS! = 7 Wallys, 1 of each color: That's one for every day of the week! An amazing gift set or stocking-stuffer idea. ($280 Value) Free Shipping within the USA.

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