You probably don't think about how important wallets are in our world until yours is lost or stolen. Sure, a quick phone call cancels credit and debit cards and gets them replaced, but there's something deeply satisfying about whipping out a wallet full of cash, pictures and business cards from your pocket or purse.

This slideshow features a number of wacky wallets, from pocketbooks that look like a piece of toast to fake beards made of felt that are meant to be worn on your face.