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A re-imagined super-thin card-case style wallet crafted for the design conscious minimalist. Read more

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A re-imagined super-thin card-case style wallet crafted for the design conscious minimalist.

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    1. Creator Jeff Butler on October 18, 2013

      First, let me start by saying that I LOVE this wallet. It has been the only wallet in my pocket since the day I received it.
      However, since the stretching seems to be an occasional problem (mine started dropping cards yesterday), is there any chance of getting an update with possible fixes / solutions?
      If not, I would like to go ahead and request a private message as well.
      Thanks for the great product!

    2. Creator Anthony Davis on September 13, 2013

      [QUOTE]Recently some of my cards are slipping out if I grab my wallet and it's upside down. Any tips for trying to restore the fit? Some leathers shrink if they become wet and dry out, but I don't want to do anything that could permanently damage the wallet. Let me know, pls.[/QUOTE]
      I'm having the same exact issue. Can you message me to discuss as well, thanks.

    3. Creator Joshua Hibbert on September 3, 2013

      I'm also starting to experience stretching. Any tips on reducing this?

    4. Creator Peter Tang on August 6, 2013

      I'm having the same issues as @Pat too.

    5. Creator Robert Sha + CAPSULE™ on June 10, 2013

      @Pat I'll message you to discuss.

      @Kevin. Thanks for the great feedback.

    6. Creator Patrick on June 4, 2013

      Recently some of my cards are slipping out if I grab my wallet and it's upside down. Any tips for trying to restore the fit? Some leathers shrink if they become wet and dry out, but I don't want to do anything that could permanently damage the wallet. Let me know, pls.

    7. Creator Kevin Thai on May 13, 2013

      Hi Guys! I've been using this wallet ever since it was sent out to me. I forgot how long it was. Every time I take it out, people gawk and ooh at it! I would say that I do hold a minimal amount of cards, one on the outside (credit card) and 5 on the inside (debit, ID, train, library, and a membership card). But now it has held its shape and I can't go any less. It's still an amazing wallet and I wouldn't trade it in for something else. But it would be nice to be able to secure the inside cards so when I drop it, the cards won't spill

      Thanks for making such a great product!

    8. Creator Robert Sha + CAPSULE™ on May 10, 2013

      Thanks everyone for the continued feedback! @james I'll message you directly to take care of your issue.

    9. Creator James E. on May 9, 2013

      After nearly 6 months of abuse my wallet is going strong. I carry 4 different ID's (love being in the marine industry) and the amount of cards I carry stays at around 5 and on occasion I throw about 10 business cards in there. Even after I take the business cards out, I still have to shake the heck out of it to get the other cards out, so I am not seeing this stretching that others have mentioned. The only flaw that has happened so far is the fold over flap on the forward part of the back card holder has come loose. Any recommendations on a glue to get this back flush?

    10. Creator Carol Koh on April 9, 2013

      I agree with Chuck. I think the Minimalist is a fantastic wallet with superb quality leather.

    11. Creator Chuck Marshall on April 5, 2013

      I have to say, aftwr using this for nearly four months, that it will likely be my last wallet. I understand the complaints of Kris Hihn and others, but to me, even after I reduce capacity, the wallet still holds my cards. Granted, I haven't cut my capacity in half, like Kris did, but I probably never will. I have a certain minimum I always need to carry (+ or - one ro two cards), and for that reason, this design is perfect for me. Thanks Capsule!

    12. Creator Alex Danson on March 16, 2013

      I have used the Minimalist for what seems like 2 months now. Before backing this novel wallet design, I was already aware of the potential problem noted by Kris Hinh (2012-12-20). As the name "Minimalist" suggests, this wallet is for those who intend to carry the minimum amount of cards and cash with them, and therefore some regular house-keeping of the wallet contents is required. As such this wallet might not be suitable for everyone.

      In my case, I usually keep 3 cards inside, 1 card in the external pocket, and around 3-4 dollar bills folded once (i.e. two layers) and 2 credit card receipts folded in three (i.e. 3 layers, not folded twice which results in 4 layers) due to their large size. The number of bills and receipts will accumulate between 8-15 layers and these would be cleared out every couple of days. An extra card or two might be necessary at times, and these would be removed within a day or two as well.

      Keeping this regiment going, I can report that there is no problem with cards or cash falling out so far, even if I shake the wallet quite hard. For those who worry, they can fold the dollar bills in three, which makes the edge of the dollar bills wedge up on the sides and prevent them from sliding out.

    13. Creator Terry Bugera on February 15, 2013

      Leather and build quality is great and it look good too... BUT

      As @Kris H indicated - You add an extra card in the middle for a few days and you are stuck using that amount of cards from there on otherwise the remain card fall out way to easily. That is pretty much a deal breaker.

      So I am backing this new Kickstarted wallet
      www.kickstarter.com/projects/331414694/omega-compact-solid-titanium-wallet

      Looks like the omega may be my last compact wallet

    14. Creator Carol Koh on February 11, 2013

      I've been using the minimalist for more than a month and the quality is superb still! :)

    15. Creator Mike Villasuso on January 26, 2013

      Got mine in brown and loving it. My friends want one too. How can they get it? Greetings from Mex.

    16. Creator Nils Köpfer on January 12, 2013

      Received mine in Germany today ! Looks pretty neat, though the leather has to stretch a bit to fit my arsenal of cards. Really liked the packaging ! Had to pay 7,20€ customs.

    17. Creator Len Van Tassell on January 11, 2013

      Received mine, like the packaging, love the wallet!

    18. Creator Paul Horne on January 9, 2013

      Still never received mine in Los Angeles -- what's UP????

    19. Creator Nils Köpfer on January 7, 2013

      The german deliveries, at least mine, is stuck at custom inspections according to the tracking service.
      They probably weren't working through the holidays but should've resumed work today.
      I assume it won't be very longer until their arrival.

    20. Creator Kelly mann on January 3, 2013

      I received mine just before I went I a cruise and it was nice just to carry the Minimalist around. Thank you very much for the awesome product!

    21. Creator Jon Cleave on January 2, 2013

      Hi there,
      I havent got mine either yet in Munich, Germany

    22. Creator Florian Fietz on December 29, 2012

      Unfortunately it still hasn't showed up at my doorstep in Germany yet! =(

    23. Creator Carol Koh on December 29, 2012

      Got mine too! Love them both!:)

    24. Creator Rick Kaman on December 28, 2012

      First off, I love the build quality and size but I have the same problem as Kris. After using the wallet for a month, it no longer hold its shape. I have 3 cards in the middle and 3 in the front. Whenever I remove 1 card in the front, the remaining 2 cards are not secure and fall off the wallet.
      Thanks.

    25. Creator Marcio on December 27, 2012

      Really a great concept wallet! I'm just a little concern with the durability of the leather...like Kris said below, seems like it won't retain its shape after some heavy use.

      I got a brown Minimalist, and the edges of the front pocket are already a little ripped (two cards in front).

    26. Creator Tommaso Calloni on December 24, 2012

      Got mine this morning. Just stunningly beautiful.

    27. Creator A Fung on December 21, 2012

      Received mine a couple of days ago.

    28. Creator KRIS on December 20, 2012

      Hate to give bad comment, but after using the Minimalist™ wallet for 1 month, it no longer hold its shape. I have 6 cards in the middle and 2 in the font. I have $100 ($20 bills). So I wanted to reduce my cards to 3 in the middle and 1 in the front. Well now I can't, looks like once you put your max. cards in, you need to maintain that max. card amount or else anything less, the cards will just fall out. The same goes to bills, once you max out the thickness, it won't go back to shape and any bills less than the thickness of the one you used before will kind of slide out, but not totally slide out.

      I even let my wallet empty for 2 days and still no go. So I have decided to back a new wallet here on Kickstarter.

      http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/885634166/ainstetm-the-new-style-of-the-modern-wallet

      I think it will hold much better and retain its shape after removing additional cards. Sorry Minimalist, I was really hoping you had been my last wallet.

    29. Creator Michel Khan on December 20, 2012

      Just received my wallet today; Fabulous packaging; a very nice touch. Great product which is so unobtrusive that I thought I had lost it a few times!!
      Doesn't quite work with all sterling notes, but a very well designed and quality made product.
      Very well executed project. Only flaw was having to use USPS.

    30. Creator TC Chua on December 20, 2012

      Bought another wallet in round 2 and received it here in HK tonight. Two thumbs up, Robert! Thanks!

    31. Creator Wong Kee Wee on December 19, 2012

      Just received it in Singapore
      Awesome packaging!

    32. Creator Paul Horne on December 19, 2012

      Still haven't received anything in Los Angeles -- please email me at paulhorne@me.com and let me know what's happening.

    33. Creator Sagnik Sarkar on December 17, 2012

      Just received the wallet today! Looks like it was just USPS neglecting to update the tracking information. Really good experience with it so far.

    34. Creator Marcelo Nuñez on December 17, 2012

      Definitely the best kickstarter campaign I have been involved, just received and its awesome, I never expected that kind of packaging. Congratulations!!

    35. Creator Peter Aweeky on December 17, 2012

      Clearly one of the best run Kickstarter campaigns Ive been involved with.Product is great, delivery went pretty much as planned and no excuses. I thank you and hope others take some lessons from you.

    36. Creator Ammar Mirza on December 16, 2012

      Received mine today!!! :D Love them (blue & black). I got two so I could gift one away but I dont wanna anymore! lol great job!

    37. Creator mitch cohen on December 16, 2012

      got mine yesterday in sweden. great product, great packaging, and a really well run project. thanks.

    38. Creator Abhik Bose Pramanik on December 16, 2012

      I really wanted to love this wallet, the build quality is great and it looks slick. But the band just isn't easy to move money in and out like a regular clip. I've had quite few times where i've folded or ripped cash moving it in and out. I have to say I'm a bit disappointed.

    39. Creator Leslie So on December 15, 2012

      Got mine in Canada :) the packaging was a nice touch.

      Instantly changed over to new wallet and crammed in 7 cards. I really like it and matches up well with my phone

      Thanks guys. Loving it. Happy holidays

    40. Creator Sagnik Sarkar on December 15, 2012

      Weird, mine seems to be stuck in an LA USPS facility. Maybe cause it's going to Canada?

    41. Creator Adam Mellor on December 14, 2012

      Got my Limited Blue yesterday, ( I'm in .au ), Love it, encouraged me to ditch the extra cards in my old tri fold.

    42. Creator jcip on December 13, 2012

      just ordered more
      thanks

    43. Creator f'reez on December 12, 2012

      Got mine today (UK) - love it, love it, love it! Great job! Faith in Kickstarter is still alive :)

      Have a wonderful Christmas, and all the best for the New Year!

    44. Creator Kyle Schmidt on December 12, 2012

      Got mine last week, build quality is spot on. Love the size and functionality, this is the first minimalist wallet that I've actually used more than a couple days, and still loved.

    45. Creator Jkk on December 12, 2012

      @Ty you need to check out first, and before you finalize your payment, there is a column for you to enter the promo code.

    46. Creator Ty on December 12, 2012

      I went to the temp-site to purchase more wallets and I wanted to use the special code but I didn't see an option to add the code.

    47. Creator Chase Mathew on December 12, 2012

      Great wallet I really like it a lot! The brown looks amazing

    48. Creator Michel Khan on December 12, 2012

      Great PR from Dan Benjamin; look forward to getting mine, which seems to have been stuck in LA for the last 4 days!! Hope it gets here for Christmas as all the feedback has been great. Pity about the delays in international shipping.
      Congrats though on a well planned and executed project.

    49. Creator TC Chua on December 12, 2012

      I tweeted this pic of my Minimalist by Capsule wallet http://t.co/hSzpcV1C

    50. Creator Yukihisa on December 12, 2012

      Today, I received Minimalist CAPSULE Wallet in Japan. Thank you.
      I want to use it by oneself! However, it may become the Christmas present. It was a good wallet as much as that. I liked it very much. and thank you for your fast shipment. Keep on challenging! Cheers :)

      I apologize, It is an input accident.

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