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Ten designer cardholders for when you can’t really afford the full whack


by Ellen Bird
13th Dec 2018
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It’s Christmas! Well, almost… and if you’ve the pleasure to be besotted with someone who has expensive taste (subtly apologising to my boyfriend), Christmas shopping can rack up a hefty bill. As most of us aspire for designer (well, I do anyway), you know something oh so glamorous would make your nearest and dearest a happy gal (or guy!). But if an embroidered Gucci crossbody, velvet Saint Laurent clutch, or a Dior Saddle bag isn’t reflecting your current pay-check, what could be better than gifting your loved one with a designer cardholder? It’s the gift that will give you a high-fashion edge, without the designer bag price-tag.

Even if you’re preparing yourself for a splurge of your own while awaiting a Christmas bonus, or you’re dropping not-so-subtle hints to give your other half (forward on the link, darling), there’s a gorgeous designer cardholder to suit anyone’s tastes – whether it’s Miu Miu glitz, thick Prada leather or Dolce & Gabbana’s floral embroidery. From Net-A-Porter, Farfetch, and My Theresa to our very own Brown Thomas, I’m screaming over the treasure chest of drool-worthy designer goodness. With only a week left until Christmas, check out my curated edit of stylish cardholders you can buy as of today. Happy shopping.

Textured-leather cardholder, Prada, €180 at net-a-porter.comOphidia GG card case, €195 at gucci.comMonogram quilted-leather cardholder, Saint Laurent, €195 at matchesfashion.com

Classic card holder, €300 at chanel.comRockstud leather card holder, Valentino Garavani, €240 at mytheresa.comMatelassé card holder, Miu Miu, €239 at farfetch.comSnapshot card holder, Marc Jacobs, €90 at Brown ThomasPrinted Dauphine calfskin card holder, €195 at dolcegabbana.comTwo-tone card case, Burberry, €170 at farfetch.comParis love leather cardholder,Christian Louboutin, €266.52 at brownsfashion.com

 

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