NAME HuMn wallets

WHAT IT IS Wallets that shield your identity and/or credit cards from anyone trying to skim the RFID (radio-frequency identification) information embedded within them.

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COST $76

WHAT'S HOT There are many reasons to love HuMn wallets. Not only are they sleek, stylish, lightweight and ultra-slim, they protect you from electronic identity theft and are made from recyclable materials that even a vegan can love -- no leather is used. Originally a Kickstarter venture, HuMn wallets consist of two anodized aluminum or carbon-fiber plates that are secured by an elastic "shock" strap. Using cutouts at the top of the plates, it pulls apart in a V-shape, keeping the bottom sealed so your contents can't fall out. You also can use the strap to secure non-RFID items on the outside of either plate, such as cash or business cards. Buyers can choose from two styles: The HuMn 2, which can have up to three plates ($114) or the HuMn Mini, which is about the size of a credit card. With either, you can customize your wallet from a diverse palette of plate and strap colors. (Back and front plates can be different colors.) Manufactured in the United States, both models come with a black microfiber pouch. HuMn 2 holds up to eight cards between its plates (12 cards with three plates), and HuMn Mini up to six cards.

WHAT'S NOT With its luxe price tag, this cash/credit/information holder is not for everyone's, well, wallet. And, because the strap holds the plates together tightly, it's not for anyone who has strength issues with their hands or fingers.

AVAILABLE FROM amazon.com, humnwallet.com