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TAXI Wallet

by Alicia Klein

An Instant Classic

Our wallets go everywhere we do, and they hold all our important stuff. So when it comes time to choose a new faithful sidekick, we look for one that’s durable, timeless and won’t weigh us down. Hail, the Taxi Wallet.

The Taxi Wallet is beautifully constructed and perfectly designed to fit all the essentials without being too bulky. The creators are Alicia Klein and Lawrence Siegel, who started a leather goods company together in 1987. Since that time, the Taxi Wallet has developed a fiercely loyal following. Women and
men praise its streamlined, efficient construction. It has an easily accessible outer pocket for business cards and receipts. There are two bill compartments and an interior security pocket for your driver's license and credit cards. A gusseted snap pouch is ideal for loose change or a spare key. Even with all those compartments, it’s still slim enough to carry in your front or back pocket.

Designed to go anywhere you travel, the Taxi Wallet got its name because “taxi” has the same meaning in all languages. Around town or around the world, it stores your stuff with style. You can choose from classic solids, subtly textured prints and colorful graphic designs -- all done in leather and packaged in reusable gift tins.

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Grommet Launch Conversation

  • Alicia
    Alicia

    Hi Daily Grommet fans. We hope to call many of you Taxi Wallet fans, soon. We developed the first Taxi Wallet in 1987 and since then it has been our fans who have done most of the talking for us as they come back year after year for the latest styles and for that perfect road tested gift for any guy or gal on their list. I am happy to be here with you on this Cyber Monday to answer any questions you have.

  • Karen Goss
    Karen Goss
    11/28/11 4:39 PM

    I love my Original Taxi Wallets! I received my first one over twenty years ago (which I still have) and have added to my collection over the years. The unique leather colors, patterns and designs often elicit the question, "Where did you get your wallet?" Alicia Klein knows how to put the 'fun' in functional!

  • Coleen
    Coleen
    11/29/11 12:57 AM

    Where was the product made and where was the materials of the product derived and/or made?

    thanks

  • Bethanne Davis
    Bethanne Davis
    11/29/11 5:08 PM

    @Coleen: Some are made in India, most are made it China, all are of different types of leather - mostly cowhide.

  • Mary Bennett
    Mary Bennett
    11/29/11 4:09 PM

    How many credit cards, gift cards, membership cards, etc. will this hold?

  • Bethanne Davis
    Bethanne Davis
    11/29/11 5:02 PM

    @Mary Bennett: Hi Mary, I'm the Marketing Director for Taxi Wallets® and Alicia Klein® - regarding the question - how many credit or gift cards will it hold? The answer is: It holds alot - you can easily put 10 cards in it but we've seen people who have over 20 cards in one Taxi wallet!

  • P. Krensavage
    P. Krensavage
    12/1/11 2:45 PM

    I like the look and convenience of your product. However, I will NOT buy anything made outside of the USA. Why did you choose China or India to produce the Taxi wallet?

  • Katherine
    Katherine – Grommet Team
    12/1/11 2:59 PM

    @P. Krensavage: I have forwarded your question on to Alicia. If you are interested in a US made minimalist wallet, zerOz may be just what you are looking for.

  • Siong
    Siong
    1/13/12 3:40 PM

    When they make it in the USA let me know

  • Deborah Miller
    Deborah Miller
    12/6/11 8:37 PM

    Can you fit an iphone in it? I love this product, but would love it even more if I could fit my phone into it as well! Maybe a new design called itaxi wallet? lol!

  • Katherine
    Katherine – Grommet Team
    12/7/11 12:18 AM

    @Deborah Miller: No, you cannot fit a phone in it. The design is slim for men and women who like to keep it in their pocket. This makes it more efficient for traveling or everyday use. Great idea about the iTAXI to fit ALL of your essentials. We will pass it on to Alicia Klein's design team.

  • Kal
    Kal
    3/9/12 5:10 PM

    Hello,

    Please let me know when would the Taxi Wallet be available ? It shows on the site as restocking. Would all the colors be available ? I want to get one at the earliest.

    Please clarify.

    Kal

  • Chew-Hoong
    Chew-Hoong – Grommet Team
    3/12/12 4:01 PM

    @Kal: Thank you for your interest, We'll be sure to contact you directly when the wallets (& colors) are available.

  • Suzanne
    Suzanne
    3/12/12 4:52 PM

    i would very much like to order one and i see it still says restocking. can you please tell me when they will be available again. it was going to be a present. now i'm not sure that will work. thank you.

    Suzanne

  • Chew-Hoong
    Chew-Hoong – Grommet Team
    3/14/12 11:29 AM

    @Suzanne: We wish we could give you a date when the taxi wallet is available. We'll be sure to contact you directly when in stock. Have you check the Best Sellers in the various categories? Perhaps you can find another Grommet that's just as appealing.

  • Suzanne
    Suzanne
    3/16/12 12:42 PM

    @Chew-Hoong: great idea but it is really the Taxi Wallet that i need and want.

  • Chew-Hoong
    Chew-Hoong – Grommet Team
    3/16/12 1:44 PM

    @Suzanne: We'll definitely let you know once the Taxi Wallet is available again.

  • Suzanne
    Suzanne
    3/20/12 12:20 PM

    My question is: are you actually going to be receiving more taxi wallets? It seems it is taking quite a while to get the wallets. As i mentioned before these make excellent gifts and events just keep going by and i can't purchase one as a gift because they aren't available yet. I do hope they are coming soon.

    Thank you,

    Suzanne

  •  Ronda Davis
    Ronda Davis
    4/24/12 1:22 PM

    I, too, would like to be notified when these are again available...hopefully before Father's Day!

    It has been a while, so are they coming back or not??

  • Chew-Hoong
    Chew-Hoong – Grommet Team
    5/7/12 3:49 PM

    @ Ronda Davis, @Suzanne & @Kal: Thank you for your patience for this wonderful wallet. They are now available here.

  •  Leslie
    Leslie
    9/19/12 8:44 PM

    Love the concept. How about making a silver mesh one with RF screening technology. That would be even better!

  •  Leslie Guerci
    Leslie Guerci
    9/23/12 12:30 AM

    Love the design. How about one in a silver mesh with RF scrwhich prevents credit card theft of numbers?

  • Lisa
    Lisa
    9/24/12 5:48 PM

    Any chance the orange version of the taxi wallet will reappear? My daughter's wallet was stolen, and I was hoping to replace her beloved orange one...

  • Chew-Hoong
    Chew-Hoong – Grommet Team
    9/25/12 12:24 PM

    @Lisa Mirabile: So sorry about your daughter's favorite wallet being stolen. And double sorry that the orange version is discontinued. We hope she is open to another color or design.

  •  Bethanne Davis
    Bethanne Davis
    10/11/12 2:56 PM

    Hi…

    It is great to be back at Daily Grommet! Looking over the comments, we want to address the 'Made in the US' remarks. First, we appreciate the spirit in which they are presented. It may surprise you to know that we feel the same way. When we first introduced the Taxi Wallet, we had them made for us in Germany. From 1990 - '95, we made the Taxi Wallet in two different factories in the US but both factories ultimately closed and we were left scrambling to find someone to make our product. To our knowledge, currently there are no factories in the US that employ skilled leather workers that can make our complicated little Taxi Wallet. We would come home if we could.

    Thank you - Bethanne Davis, Sales & Marketing Director

  •  Bethanne Davis
    Bethanne Davis
    10/11/12 2:59 PM

    Thanks for the suggestion, Leslie! I'm going to pass that along to our design team. Good idea! I know from personal experience just how terrible it is to be a victim of fraud!

    Bethanne Davis, Sales & Marketing Director

  •  Helene
    Helene
    10/18/12 1:23 PM

    Will the bill compartment accomodate Japanese yen?

  • Jan
    Jan
    11/1/12 2:05 PM

    I wish the taxi wallet came with a shoulder strap. As a woman, I don't always wear clothing with pockets. Depending upon the circumstances, I don't always want to carry a purse so having the option of carrying just this small taxi wallet is perfect but I dont' want to carry it in my hand so having the option of ordering one that has an attached shoulder strap would be ideal.

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