But anyone who places priority on the safety of their Visa and freshly minted money will tell you that the nearly water resistant texture of leather gives them a sense of security and sophistication, one that fabric wallets cannot provide.
Still, the softly tiered ruffles gave it sophistication and glamour, and Kidman didn't earn herself any "worst dressed" honors that evening - especially not with a $4 million Bulgari necklace finishing the look to such stunning effect.
Because more and more women are marrying later in life or remaining single, the allure of right hand diamond jewelry is a way for any woman - regardless of her marital status - to enjoy the brilliance and sophistication of diamonds.
In fact, urban living is the very inspiration Combs states for wanting to create this line; he wanted to create a clothing line that was "fashion forward", but one that embodied the "sophistication" and authenticity of urban cities.
The boxy styles of Marc Jacobs granted the handbag industry a love for plentiful square pockets, whereas the signature monograms of Gucci and Louis Vuitton made consumers long for the sophistication of simple recognizable designs.
Most brides have an immediate preference for one diamond shape or another, whether they are interested in the classic elegance of a round gem, the sleek sophistication of an emerald shape, or the romantic whimsy of a heart shape.
The inspiration which maintains Italian designs apart from others betrays a severity and a maturity quite absent in the playfulness or femininity of the French, and the casual sophistication of the Americans and Australians.
The timing, the sophistication, the expertise needed to launch such an attack.
By the level of activity and sophistication, he judged this place had been used for longer than the past few weeks.
In this regard it is somewhat difficult to draw the line between that which is a rational and scientific method for preventing waste of good material and sophistication pure and simple.