Can’t Afford A Designer Bag? Carry One Of These Luxe Phone Cases Instead
No longer just purely practical, protective phone cases are now a luxe status symbols in their own right. Which makes sense, considering that our phones are probably the only item we carry around with us 24 hours a day. If you thought the idea of shopping for a new phone case was boring, let us introduce to you the designers who are changing the game.
If you’re hankering after a new accessory, but don’t yet want to invest in a new bag, then the designer phone case is for you. Today, these protective cases and covers have graduated from purely practical to fully-charged status symbols in their own right. The price point is also part of the appeal, they are an accessible entry-point to some of your favourite luxury brands. With all of that in mind, we scoured our favourite designer brands to find the best designer cases on the market - scroll down below.
Modelled after its much-loved handbags, this Chanel case is made from soft quilted leather and features the designer’s metal logo and even comes complete with a chain-link strap. Super practical, you can carry it like a miniature bag, plus it even comes with a small pocket on the back for holding all of your cards.
Gucci's phone cases are made from the brand's signature 'GG' coated-canvas that offers a secure grip. Compatible with the iPhone XS Max, choose from any one of its many signature designs and watch it bring a pop of colour to your everyday.
LOEWE Elephant Design
Creative director Jonathan Anderson is known for pairing the whimsical with luxury craftsmanship and that couldn’t be clearer than in the brand’s elephant case. It's sculpted in Spain with a three-dimensional elephant appliqué accompanied by the label's recognisable Anagram logo and a soft suede interior. Carry it cross-body from the provided strap for a street-style approved look.
LOUIS VUITTON Classic Trunk Case
Louis Vuitton’s luxury phone case is imbued with the Italian house's retro chic. Styled in the shape of its iconic trunk bag, it’s made from monogrammed leather and comes embellished at the front with the gold-toned detailing. Use the detachable leather strap for hands-free styling.
Dior Saddle Phone Case
Styled after one of the brand’s most iconic handbags, the Saddle, this phone case, bears all of the exact same hallmarks - just in miniature form. Printed with the brand’s logo, it’s finished with a hanging leather and gold-toned logo chain and a detachable gold chain strap for easy carrying.
Burberry’s Iconic Check
Burberry has just released a series of new pouches which are ideal for city strolls when you only want to carry the essentials - i.e. your phone, cards and maybe a spare key. Made from durable canvas, they’re patterned with the label's iconic checks and stamped with the new logo in black. Swing it across your shoulder with the provided strap and you’re good to go.
Bottega Veneta has made its names for pieces that exude clean lines and a discreet sense of luxury. Much like the brand’s famous totes, its phone cases are no different. Crafted in Italy from leather, each piece is woven with an exaggerated iteration of the house’s signature Intrecciato motif and lined with suede to ensure a snug fit and prevent scratches.