Shopping guide

Main benefits of a trifold wallet compared to a traditional bifold wallet

Posted on August 16, 2021 at 9:59 am

A trifold wallet is a type of wallet where the fold has three parts. It looks like a Z or a symmetrical mountain with a steep incline and a flat top. 

The tradition wallet, also called bi-fold, is much smaller than the trifold wallet. The traditional wallet covers only the lower half of the pocket, making it more convenient to look inside them without having to open the whole wallet.

Trifold wallets are usually made of leather, although there are also trifold wallets made of other materials such as nylon. Trifolds are sturdier than bi-folds since they all have three layers of material woven together. The top is usually kept closed by a flap that is tucked into the bottom part of the wallet with an additional stitching to prevent it from opening. On both sides of this panel there are two slots for credit cards and identification cards, while the middle compartment is reserved for cash bills or receipts.

The traditional bifold wallets unfold horizontally so that both halves can be seen at once, but since trifold wallets have become more popular, bifold wallets are becoming harder to buy.

Another great benefit to a trifold wallet is the added security to its contents. the three part system allows for a section for coins, usually with a zip; a section for cards and an additional section for receipts. Bank notes can be placed horizontally and when shut it provides a very secure place for money and cards.

A traditional bifold wallet, on the other hand, does not have a section for coins so most of the time people will keep them in their pockets or have a operate coin holder. However, with cash not being used a commonly in recent years this appears not to be as big of an issue as it once was. A trifold wallet also has one more pocket than its counterpart, making it harder to pickpocket.

The trifold wallet is also gaining popularity because of its slim design compared to that of a traditional bifold. Some newer models are being designed with slits on both sides that allow it to hold credit cards without actually folding over once opened, which means they can hold more cards at once and still fit into your back pocket.

As you can see there are quite a few benefits to owning a trifold wallet instead of you old standard bifold.

There are some lovely designs out there which make the trifold wallet fashionable for all styles of wear. They fit into most pockets, meaning they can be used on all occasions and no need to switch to a different wallet if you are at a wedding or popping out to the shops.

They come in a variety of materials with the most popular being leather or leather look due to its durability and sturdiness.

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Vegan purses are all the rave!

Posted on May 31, 2021 at 5:55 pm

The vegan community is known for being rather creative. But now, they’ve really taken things to the next level. Many brands are now selling vegan purses, but you might be asking yourself how this trend started. Well, the vegan movement has grown at a rapid pace. In the past, vegans were ridiculed for their habits. However, things have changed rather quickly. These days it is more common to see people switching from animal-based products to plant strong alternatives. Because of this shift in focus, many brands are trying to embrace veganism as well as they can. So if you’re looking for a new handbag or wallet, there’s a chance that you’ll find something that suits your needs. In fact, many celebrities have endorsed the trend by wearing various types of purses made out of animal-free materials such as canvas or cotton fabric. For example, actress and model Chrissy Teigen have often been seen on red carpets with her vegan purse and shoes.

Vegan purses are just as strong as real leather purses, yet they’re stylish too, and available in a wide range of styles and sizes from various high-end fashion brands.

It’s not surprising that they are so popular with women who want to look their best. A real leather purse just doesn’t go well with these types of outfits, and vegan purses solve that problem! Who says you have to sacrifice being fashionable for a cruelty-free lifestyle?

What are the benefits of vegan purses and wallets?

The benefits of going vegan have been written about countless numbers of times. This section of our article will focus not on the reasons why you should switch to a cruelty-free lifestyle but instead focus on how your fashion choices can positively impact your health as well as the world around you.

Vegan wallets and purses are becoming more popular in our society. More people are choosing to go vegan for many reasons, including health benefits, animal rights and the environment. Vegan products are taking off in popularity because they offer consumers quality alternatives to real leather without having to compromise their values or beliefs! Happily, there are many great companies out there that produce superior, high-quality and fashionable vegan wallets and purses that look just like their leather counterparts. Take Watson Wolfe as an example. They have stunning vegan purses with a modern and elegant twist. A large zipped purse wallet for cards, cash and coins along with space for receipts will undoubtedly keep your bag and mind organised!

Vegan cork wallets are more resistant to stains and water than those made from genuine leather as vegan leather contains no animal products. The wallets can withstand various weather conditions without coming apart because they’re made of synthetic materials instead of the organic cotton, wool, or latex that usually constitutes a conventional wallet. This type of wallet will also be much easier to clean as you’ll just need a wet cloth to wipe it down!

They’re also so incredibly soft that they can be worn comfortably against the skin. The vegan purses with card slots and compartments for coins and business cards are an essential accessory if you don’t like carrying your purse in one hand. Not only would this help make your life more organised, but they’d work wonders for keeping your essentials in one place.

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Shopping deals for your garden: Are free standing awnings worth the cost?

Posted on May 1, 2021 at 9:54 am

Free standing awnings are very popular in UK gardens. Think about it, since lockdown we’ve all been spending more time at home, and that means that even on those hot days, we need a tranquil place. But when the day is too hot or it’s raining heavily, you need protection, and a freestanding awning is a good solution.

Purchasing a freestanding awning does not have to be that expensive, probably around £300 or less if you want a budget option. The awning is very easy to install in your garden since all the poles are included and most of them have wheels for easy transportation. There’s no more need to hire someone to help you with installation, or pay extra money for it; simply purchase one and set it up yourself. And do free-standing awnings really work? Well yes, they do!

The butterfly style

There are various ‘butterfly’ freestanding awnings into domestic properties as they make perfect sense, especially as the coverage from these systems is massive. A quality butterfly roof is also known to be easily moveable, which means it can be used for a range of purposes and at different times. As the name suggests, there are two main styles of this type of awning. The first is ‘the butterfly’, which is more like three separate panels that sit alongside each other. These are secured by bars between them and brackets on either end to give you an overall rectangular type shape. The second style is more curved with four spokes or supports within the frame giving you a circular effect when opened up fully. There are canvas versions available if you want to keep costs low, but aluminium will last longer and look better in the long run.

Let’s not lose focus though, as the main advantage with freestanding awnings is that they allow for large sun and rain covering without the requirement for mounting to a wall.

Increase Privacy

Sometimes you just want to get out and enjoy the fresh air in your back garden without worrying about nosy neighbours watching every move you make. A large, fixed canvas awning will help keep them away from prying eyes (or at least take up their attention if you’re not as keen on privacy).

Reflects Sunlight Away From Windows

Cool breezes are nice but all that sun beating down on your windows during summer can really heat up the inside of your home, particularly in glass-dominated areas like conservatories or

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Five Best Online Eco Shops

Posted on April 18, 2021 at 10:06 am

When shopping for yourself or others, your priority may be sustainability and eco-friendly options. Well if this is the case, there are some fantastic online shops out there that help bring these earth-friendly products to you!

Five Best Online Eco Shops

1. Ethical Superstore- have a LARGE variety of products from groceries to clothes, not all our zero-waste but have some ethical quality to them

2. Green Alternatives- are a zero-waste, eco-friendly site based in Bristol that have some incredible gifts, outdoor items and kitchenware

3. Peace with the Wild- is another zero-waste supplier of hygiene products and skin care

4. Boobalou- offers a range of reusable household items such as reusable bin liners to help reduce waste

5. Rapanui- is a zero-waste, affordable and ethical clothing retailer that promotes circular economy fashion

All of these online retailers provide excellent alternatives to mainstream retailing and offer eco-friendly options at affordable prices.

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Is it Time to Start Thinking About Christmas Shopping?

Posted on August 23, 2020 at 10:04 am

Are you sick of being broke in December and the following January because of Christmas? So many people wait until the last few weeks, before Christmas, to start their shopping and this is a big mistake! You should be considering Christmas shopping now or at least start planning so you can keep an eye out for sales, scheduling these items into your budget and getting the best deals, instead of panic buying at the last minute. What you can be doing now:

1. Make a list of who you want to buy for.

2. Decide how much you want to spend for each person.

3. Check what your budget will allow for from now until Christmas.

4. Create the list of items you intend to buy, check around multiple shops to see which one offers this item at the best price.

5. Mark dates on your calendar of when you are going to buy these items.

6. Budget these items in or start saving for more costly items.

7. If you are realizing you can’t afford to buy as much as you want, think about what you can make for someone. Christmas is meant to be a happy and joyful time of year. You should not let gift giving stress you out or over-extend your budget, putting you in a financial bind.

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