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A sophisticated high-capacity wallet for those that need to carry a little more. Carry as much or as little as you need.
A sophisticated high-capacity wallet for those that need to carry a little more. Carry as much or as little as you need.
A sophisticated high-capacity wallet for those that need to carry a little more. Carry as much or as little as you need.
1,853 backers pledged $164,660 to help bring this project to life.

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Accomplice™: The Ultimate High-Capacity Slim Wallet

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This campaign has ended, but you can visit our website (www.capsulewallets.com) to connect with us and find out more about our products. 

And after you take a quick look below, click here for an in-depth review of the Accomplice.

Introducing the Accomplice™ and the Diplomat™

Four years after our successful Kickstarter campaign for the Minimalist™, we're excited to share the next two products in our Capsule family, the Accomplice and the Diplomat. 

 

The Challenge

Time and time again, we found our customers carrying more than the recommended number of cards in their Minimalists, or stuffing their pockets with loose receipts and stacks of business cards.

Our design challenge was to create a sophisticated wallet solution for people that simply need to carry more, but still want to keep a low-profile.

To address these occasions, we created the Accomplice and the Diplomat.

Want to carry more? Zip it up!

Zipper wallets have been around for a long time. They’re coveted for their ability to securely ‘lock in’ any and everything you want to carry in your wallet. But to our frustration, we couldn’t find any zip wallets that looked good AND worked well. Trust us. We looked.

Today, most of the options on the market are big and bulky, while others have a zip opening barely large enough to fit anything in, making them functionally unwieldy.

We’re proud to bring you the thinnest zip wallets ever made.

Key Features

 

 

The Accomplice

The Accomplice is a versatile cash, card, and sundry carrier crafted from premium full-grain Italian leathers, stitched with high-tenacity Serafil, lined in high-glide nylon, and secured with a bevelled YKK zipper. Engineered with the innovative interior access Cash$trap for discreet access to paper currency, secure card-hold, and optimized flexutility based on simple user-preference.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From left to right: 20 Cards, 14 Cards + 20 Bills, 70 Bills
From left to right: 20 Cards, 14 Cards + 20 Bills, 70 Bills

  

 

The Diplomat

The Diplomat is a versatile passport, ticket, visa, cash, card, and sundry carrier crafted from premium full-grain Italian leather, stitched with high-tenacity Serafil, lined in high-glide nylon, and secured with a bevelled YKK zipper. Engineered with the innovative interior access Cash$trap for discreet access to paper currency, secure angled-entry card-holds, and optimized flexutility based on simple user-preference.

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Capsule

Capsule designs forward thinking leather goods for your everyday essentials. Originators of the Minimalist, our premium wallets are distinguished by their low profile and high utility.

At Capsule, a foundation of our design ethos is to create products that reach beyond the simple axes of "Form and Function.” Any run-of-the-mill wallet at your local department store usually has basic “Functionality.” Some slots for cards and a main area for cash, but that’s it.

We coined the term “Flexutility™” to represent our philosophy that function should ALSO be useful. Function without utility is useless. Nearly every feature we design into our products is multi-purposable giving you the flexibility to use the wallet as you see fit.

All of our products are produced in partnership with one of the premier European manufacturers in the world. With 40+ years of experience crafting luxury leather goods for some of the finest brands in the world, our manufacturing process utilizes only premium materials and is evaluated against the highest standards of quality control.

Capsule Product Features

How to get a wallet

Back this project and pick one of the available rewards. You'll get a special discount for supporting our project and if all goes well, you'll receive your Accomplice or Diplomat wallet in time for the holidays. One not enough? Check out the Rewards and Add-ons section below.

 

Rewards and Bundles

 

Add-ons

 

Leather Options

For the products in this campaign, we've selected three of our most popular leathers, sourced from the finest Italian tanneries.

Blackout - A smooth and buttery soft nappa cowhide leather.
Tanistry - A beautiful full vegetable tan cowhide leather sourced from the heart of Tuscany. This leather will age beautifully, like a broken-in baseball glove.
Blacktie - A coated and embossed leather. Selected for its durability and "like-new" characteristic even after extended use.

 

 

  

 

Thank You

Heartfelt and special thanks to the following individuals:

Jennifer and Liam Maher of the famed Energy Plan Creative (www.energyplancreative.com) for countless hours of priceless guidance and support. 

The crack video team at John Pangilinan (www.jpangilinan.com/) for bringing the ambitious brief to life and meeting an impossible deadline. 

The one and only Dave Buck (www.dananddave.com), for graciously lending his unique sleight-of-hand talents to the production. 

The growing Capsule team (Victor, Simona, Charlie) and countless friends and family who’ve provided unwavering support along the way.

And to our customers and fans for which none of this would be possible without your support.

Carry Forward, 

Robert


 


Risks and challenges

Four years of operating have given us a great understanding of our production timeline. We delivered to 95% of our backers within 35 days of closing our original Kickstarter campaign for the Minimalist, and that was our first time dealing with mass production. That said, we’re prepared to exceed your expectations this second time around.

So with any Kickstarter, the usual T&Cs apply. While we promise to make it right in the end, these are the areas we’re paying special attention to:

Quality Control: Like the production of our Minimalist, there are 3+ quality assurance and control checks throughout the production process, including QC for: (1) materials, (2) on-the-line production, (3) randomized selections, and (4) final checks. With these checks in place, we don’t anticipate any quality issues. But if we’re not satisfied with the final products, you can be sure we’ll incur a delay to address any hiccups to make it right.

Order Quantity: Our materials partners are excited to get underway with production of the Accomplice and Diplomat. In anticipation of healthy support, we’ve made some early estimates on order quantity. If you guys are as excited as we are, we may end up with a runaway campaign which will put pressure on our materials sourcing. We don’t anticipate challenges procuring additional leather and other materials, but it’s a reality that we’re prepared to address. Our manufacturing team is building in plans for potential delays to manage risks here.

Fulfillment: We want to get our new products in your hands ASAP, that’s why we’ve already coordinated with our partners to reserve production time so that we can begin right away and you can get your order as soon as possible, before the holidays.

We are first and foremost committed to our relationship with our backers, the ones that have been with us from the very beginning and those we’re excited to have join us in our next product evolution. We promise to keep our family of backers updated with our progress throughout the entire campaign. As always, carry forward.

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    Early Accomplice

    Put your money where your zip is. You will receive one (1) Accomplice in the color of your choice: Blackout, Tanistry or Blacktie (you'll choose later). Save $35 off the retail price of $90.

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    Regular Accomplice

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    Early Diplomat

    Have passport? Will travel…in style with the Diplomat. You will receive one (1) Diplomat in the color of your choice: Blackout, Tanistry or Blacktie (you'll choose later). Save $40 off the retail price of $110.

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    You will receive one (1) Diplomat in the color of your choice: Blackout, Tanistry or Blacktie (you'll choose later). Save $25 off the retail price of $110.

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    Pocket Pair Bundle

    Stick to the original or try something new? Why limit yourself? Get both. You will receive one (1) Accomplice and one (1) Minimalist in the colors of your choice: Blackout, Tanistry or Blacktie (you'll choose later). Save $65 off the retail price of $165.

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    Little Slick Bundle

    For travel as well as your everyday. Stay stylish no matter where you are. You will receive one (1) Diplomat and one (1) Minimalist in the colors of your choice: Blackout, Tanistry or Blacktie (you'll choose later). Save $70 off the retail price of $185.

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    Big Slick Bundle

    Always the first to try new things cause you’re cool like that. This bundle is perfect for gift-giving this holiday season. You will receive one (1) Accomplice and one (1) Diplomat in the colors of your choice: Blackout, Tanistry or Blacktie (you'll choose later). Save $75 off the retail of $200.

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    Three of a Kind Bundle

    Really can’t decide? Get all of them! That’s how you roll. Great for the holiday season. You will receive one (1) Accomplice, one (1) Diplomat and one (1) Minimalist in the colors of your choice: Blackout, Tanistry or Blacktie (you'll choose later). Save $105 off the retail of $275.

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