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The Week in iPhone Cases: Pop the champagne

As the end of the year approaches, we conclude 2013 with a case roundup that's as jam-packed with great accessories as ever. Regardless of whether you like extreme sports, extreme fashion, or just everyday use, we've got something for you to dress your beautiful handset with.

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Pop the champagne

As the end of the year approaches, we conclude 2013 with a case roundup that's as jam-packed with great accessories as ever. Regardless of whether you like extreme sports, extreme fashion, or just everyday use, we've got something for you to dress your beautiful handset with.

ballistic aspira iphone
Ballistic

The Aspira (iPhone 5 and 5s; $35) is made from a stylish, high-gloss material and features extra corner protection, a durable rubber shock absorber, and a raised front lip for extra safety.

The case is available in white/blue, black/lime, raspberry/grey, mint/strawberry, white/pink, or a grey/black honeycomb design.

etsy msweet iphone
Etsy

The M Sweet (iPhone 4, 4s, 5, and 5s; $6) is a rigid, plastic shell covered with a set of delicious-looking rhinestones designed to look like M&M candies.

The case itself comes in violet, magenta, pink, white, black, cream, peach, green, blue, or clear.

felix crossway iphone
Felix

Doubled “the world's thinnest wallet case,” the CrossWay (iPhone 5 and 5s; $30) incorporates special webbing at the back of a bumper design, thus creating a pocket where you can safely store your an ID, a card or two, and some cash.

The case comes in red/black, grey/black, grey/white, or pink/white.

thejoyfactory royce iphone5
The Joy Factory

The Royce (iPhone 5 and 5s; $25) is made from high-quality synthetic leather wrapped around a rigid shell that keeps your handset safe during everyday use.

The Royce comes with a complimentary screen protector and water-resistant carrier case, and it's available in black, bronze, navy, pink, or silver.

lifedge waterproofcase iphone5 5s
Lifedge

The Arcus (iPhone 5 and 5s; £79) is built for an active lifestyle, with a waterproof and dustproof design that protects all sides of your handset from shock and scratching.

The case comes in black, aqua, grey, or olive green.

marblue stash iphone5
Marblue

The Stash (iPhone 5 and 5s; $35) is a two-piece case designed to hold up to three credit cards in a discreet back pocket. A special slot even allows you to use one of those cards as an ersatz stand in landscape orientation.

The Stash comes in black, pink, red, or purple.

medge stripped
M-Edge

The Stripped (iPhone 5 and 5s; $35) features natural and reclaimed materials laid into a clear case made from a special ecologically-sound resin that gives it a unique look and feel.

The case comes in five different models, each with a different inlaid material: gold flakes, maidenhair, silver sequins, seaweed, or tan leaf.

moshi ivisorglass iphone5
Moshi

The iVisor Glass (iPhone 5, 5s, and 5c; $35) is a bubble-free and shock-resistant glass protector designed to act as a barrier between your handset's screen and the outside world. It protects that screen from bumps and scratches, and the company even offers to replace the iVisor Glass for free if it is damaged or broken during the first year of ownership.

The iVisor Glass is available with a black or white border.

veho saems7 iphone
Veho

The Saem S7 (iPhone 5 and 5s; $50) features a robust design using special materials that are sturdy, yet offer a soft touch for improved grip. Embedded in the case is an 8GB memory stick that you can pull out for on-the-go file transfers.

The case is available in white, black, or clear.