Stay organised and streamlined as you re-enter the office
It’s been nearly five months since you last set foot in the office but your re-entry is now imminent and, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, things have changed. There will be no more jovial handshakes with clients or high fives with colleagues when you close that big deal. Instead it will be elbow bumps and awkward waves from an acceptable social distance all round.
The other thing that has drastically changed, of course, is the number of things a well-prepared commuter must now carry with him before braving the tube, train or bus. Where once you might have slipped your keys, phone and wallet into your jacket pocket and set out for the day, now you must make sure you have plenty of hand sanitiser and a mask for every trip you plan to take outside the office that day.
So where does the modern man put all these extra accessories? If you’re the type who also likes to carry a book, umbrella and sunglasses with him then we’d suggest investing in a Charles Laurie London bag. However, if you’re the type who hates to be weighed down by unnecessary baggage then may we suggest a space saving alternative: the Ettinger flat card case.
Yes, it’s finally time to ditch that beaten up old wallet for something altogether more streamlined – but we promise you won’t regret it. Crafted in the UK at Ettinger’s Walsall factory, this fine leather case offers pockets for four credit cards and a central slip pocket, meaning there’s plenty of space for all your essential cards and a couple of notes. (Let’s face it, when was the last time you actually used coins for anything anyway?)
Better yet, it’s available in three colourways – all-over marine blue or grey or black paired with Ettinger’s signature yellow leather – so you can get one to match every suit in your wardrobe. It’s time to lighten to load gents and this is one silver lining you’ll be thanking the new normal for.
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