These Wallets Are Inspired by Classic Book Covers—and Now You Can Get Them on Etsy
By Elaine Selna
If you're an avid reader, chances are you don't really need an excuse to crack open your favorite book. But these wallets, which are inspired by famous book covers, are about to give you one anyway. Only this time around, you're not just plunging back into wonderland with Alice or revisiting worlds inhabited by your other favorite fictional characters—you're getting a nifty way to keep tabs on your cash and IDs, too.
Novel Bookwallets started on Kickstarter in 2020 and specializes in wallets that look like miniature versions of antique hardcovers. Now available to shop on Etsy, the brand has a wide selection of wallets to choose from, including those inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and many others. Each wallet is available for $33, plus shipping and handling.
These wallets will give you the perfect excuse to flip through your favorite works of classic literature, while also serving a practical purpose. Each wallet is handmade from vegan leather and opens up just like an actual book. The interior stores four card slots, a coin pocket, and a flap to hold cash, which means it should be spacious enough to hold almost everything you need for errands and daily use.
Discover the complete selection on Etsy (or head over to Novel Bookwallet’s site). Be sure to keep an eye out for the release of new September titles, which include Little Women, Treasure Island, and The Picture of Dorian Gray.
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