The Week in iPad Cases: Pad & Quill’s new briefcase carries more than just your iPad

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes a mix and match of trendy bags and eye-catching cases from all your favorite manufacturers.

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This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes a mix and match of trendy bags and eye-catching cases from all your favorite manufacturers.

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The Collins Courier Bag (all iPad models; $80) is a comfy shoulder bag made just for the iPad.

Featuring a soft chambray exterior and faux-leather trims, the Collins sports a quilted padded interior for your electronics, a quick-access iPhone pocket, and an organizational compartment in the front. The bag comes in indigo or graphite.

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The Haverford Messenger (all iPad models; $65) sports a canvas exterior with a printed interior and brown synthetic leather accents.

This messenger bag comes with a dedicated compartment for your iPad (but it’s also big enough to carry your MacBook), multiple pockets for all your essentials, and an adjustable shoulder strap for comfortable carrying.

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The DropTech (iPad Pro; $60) protects your iPad from drops thanks to its dual-layered protective shell with reinforced corner bumpers.

Designed to be a companion to Apple’s Smart Keyboard, this rugged case sports a convenient slot for your Apple Pencil as well. Gumdrop expects to start shipping the DropTech on November 30—and hopefully the iPad Pro will be shipping by that date, too.

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Made with waxed canvas, the Infinity Icon Folio (iPad Air 2; $70) features a folio design with storage for up to three credit cards as well as cash and extra documents.

The case sports a custom molded frame for the iPad, a camera opening on the back for its rear-facing camera, and an elastic closure that keeps everything secure while you’re on the go.

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The Attache (all iPad models; $240) sports a simple envelope-style layout, secured with a tab closure for worry-free carrying.

Sewn and painted by hand, this leather sleeve features burnished edges, includes plenty of room for your iPad, your iPhone, and your keys, and comes in black or ox blood.

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The stylish Leather Bag (all iPad models; $150) comes with retractable handles that completely “disappear” when you don’t need them—just push them down and pull them back out at will.

Made with patterned leather, this slim bag comes with a spacious compartment for your iPad, as well as a front pocket for accessories. It comes in black, red, dark brown, or light brown.

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The Echo (iPad mini, iPad mini 2, and iPad mini 3; $25) covers the back of your iPad with a colorful pattern while helping prevent unwanted damage.

The case has a soft silicone interior for an extra layer of padding, coupled with a hard exterior that safeguards from dings and scratches. The Echo comes in black or brick chevron.

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Pad & Quill

The refined and handsome-looking Luxury Briefcase (all iPad models; $495) offers plenty of room for your iPad alongside all of your accessories and extra gear, thanks to its extra pockets.

This full-grain leather briefcase features a water resistant treatment, parachute grade nylon stitches, and polished nickel zippers that feel soft to the touch. The Luxury Briefcase also sports several exterior compartments for quick access to your essentials, and is available in galloper black with either chestnut or whiskey accents. It is slated for shipment at the end of November.

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The Skechbook (iPad mini 4; $30) is a streamlined, book-style folio case that offers stylish protection with minimal bulk.

Available in black or purple, the case doubles as a stand in landscape orientation with support for multiple viewing and typing angles, is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and grants full access to all of the iPad’s ports and buttons.

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