Keep 'em coming
With the new iPhone 5s and 5c on the way, cases for the new phones are pouring in from all sides of the globe. We've got all the latest info—from the whimsical to the luxurious, and from the modern to the classic—in our second roundup of the week.
The Leather Folio (iPhone 5 and 5s; $60) is made from genuine full-grain leather for maximum luxury. It features a non-conductive metallized frame that wraps around your handset and protects it from all sides.
the Folio is available in pewter with a silver frame, or white with a gold frame.
The brand-new Endless (iPhone 4, 4s, 5, 5c, and 5s; €54) is precision-handcrafted from a titanium backbone and a special material, called Alcantara, that's typically used to upholster the interior of luxury cars.
The case comes in a dozen colors, including yellow, orange, brown, green, blue, red, burgundy, grey, and black.
The Reveal (iPhone 5c; $20) is an ultra-thin hardshell case made from polycarbonate, with an ultrathin rubberized edge for protection from the vagaries of everyday life.
The case comes in blue or pink.
The Echo (iPhone 5 and 5s; $35) sports a beautiful, white-polka-dot pattern over a black background. The design is complemented by red accents across a series of cutouts that ensure you can access your phone’s ports, buttons, and camera.
The case is made from a soft, silicone lining, with a hard outer shell to provide an balance between shock absorption and scratch protection.
The iWood (iPhone 5 and 5s; €79) is hand-made from a solid piece of wood, with a durable, high-gloss finish and a form-fitting shape. The care hugs the industrial beauty of your handset with the warm natural tones of lumber.
The iWood is available in walnut, padouk, cherry, oak, mahogany, or maple, and it can be engraved with a message or logo of your choosing.
The Reflex Series (iPhone 5 and 5s; $35) has been extended to support Apple’s newest handset. The case's air cushions help keep the corners of your phone safe from bumps and scratches, and the overall construction keeps it safe from accidental falls.
The Reflex comes in grey/black, translucent green/blue, translucent purple/violet, or clear/grey.
The SnapShield line (iPhone 5 and 5s; $18) has gained two new models sporting a beautiful zig-zag motif that's available in blue or pink over black.
The case offers excellent protection and uses a lightweight material that wraps around your handset without adding too much bulk.
The Ledger (iPhone 5c; $35) is a flipcover case that protects your phone from every angle. It offers a cloth-like texture and a soft, microfiber interior to keep the handset safe and clean.
The Ledger is available in grey or red, and it features a convenient slot on the inside for a plastic card or some cash.
The Storm (iPhone 5 and 5s; $60) is handcrafted from Italian vegetable-tanned calfskin leather for a luxurious look.
The case features two pockets that can be used to stash a couple plastic cards or some cash, and a convenient loop that can be used to hang the phone from your neck or belt with a lanyard.