If you’ve been following Korean entertainment news, you may have noticed celebrities such as Suzy Bae and BLACKPINK’s JiSoo carrying the trendy Dior Caro bag. It looks like a wallet with a detachable chain and is one of the must-have styles in your bag collection in 2021.
Known as wallet-on-chain (WOC), these are wallets (of various sizes) that come with (usually) detachable chains that you can either hold as a regular wallet or hands-free by hanging by on your shoulder – and they are definitely in the spotlight of late.
If you’re planning to jump on this stylish bandwagon, here are 10 wallets-on-chain you can invest in.
1. LOEWE anagram embellished grained leather wallet-on-chain
Known for its artisanal design and intricate craftsmanship, LOEWE is one of the top brands to look towards if you’re planning to get a good wallet-on-chain. Its latest design is made from calf leather and comes in seven colours for you to choose from.
This retails at LOEWE stores or for S$1,070 on Selfridges.
2. SEE BY CHLOE Joan snake-print leather wallet-on-chain
Taking inspiration from See by Chloé’s classic Joan bag, the brand had released their wallet-on-chain featuring its signature gold-toned hoop clasp.
This is certainly something you can consider if you’re looking for a WOC that’s bold enough to make a statement.
This retails at Chloé stores or for S$515 on Selfridges.
3. MAJE studded quilted-leather wallet-on-chain
The studs on this wallet-on-chain gives off a subtle punk vibe. This will be the bag to go for if your getup is more edgy.
This retails for S$285 on Selfridges.
4. Saint Laurent De Poudre embossed leather chain wallet
The is a timeless pick that will never go out of style. Made of 100% calfskin, It also has 10 interior card slots, two bill compartments, two central compartments, and a zippered coin purse that you’ll appreciate having to keep your bag’s content neat and organised1.
This retails at Saint Laurent stores of for S$2,498 at Zalora (discounted at the time of writing, so click into the link for updated price).
5. Gucci Dionysus super mini chain wallet
Drawing reference from the myth of Greek God, Dionysus, this wallet on chain from Gucci has a tiger head closure filled with dark crystal stones to give in an edgy finishing touch. The black leather also makes it easy to match this with any getup.
This retails at Gucci stores of for S$1,530 at Zalora (discounted at the time of writing, so click into the link for updated price).
6. JIMMY CHOO Madeline crystal embellished-buckle leather wallet-on-chain
You can’t deny the fact that Jimmy Choo knows how to get people to take second glances with its classy and sparkly design. This Madeline wallet on chain will catch your attention with its embellished buckle that we think is an absolute masterpiece.
This retails for S$1,095 on Selfridges.
7. Chloé Tess leather wallet-on-chain
The Tess WOC from Chloé features clear shapes and layers to give it an interesting look. While it’s created as a wallet, it can pass off as a regular bag to complement your getup.
This retails for S$980 at Selfridges.
8. Ferragamo Gancini chain wallet
Eyes will definitely be directed to the bold brick red of Ferragamo wallet-on-chain. In addition to its signature Gancini trademark, the timeless design makes it easy for anyone to create an effortless fashion statement with it.
This retails at Ferragamo stores.
9. Longchamp Cavalcade croco chain wallet
Crafted with croc-effect leather, this LONGCHAMP chain wallet stands out with its striking navy blue shade and high-quality craftsmanship. You may also like the secure but pretty twist-lock feature that closes the wallet.
This retails at Longchamp stores and for S$748 on Zalora.
10. Bottega Veneta Intrecciato continental wallet-on-chain
This comes in Bottega Veneta’s classic woven texture and an eye-catching boudoir shade that gives it a modern touch.
This retails at Bottega Veneta stores or for S$2,240 on Zalora.