Best Leather iPhone 5 Cases
Best Leather iPhone 5 Cases and Covers
Welcome to our guide to the Best Leather iPhone 5 Cases! With the arrival of the eagerly anticipated new iPhone 5 there has been a new demand for cases that can fit the new dimension of the new iPhone. If you're looking for a stylish leather case to protect your iPhone as well as give it a sophisticated, executive look then you'll find what you're looking for here.
From hard leather flip cases to soft leather pouches, we've covered the spectrum: if you want a leather iPhone 5 cases, we've got it here.
If you would prefer an iPhone 5 Case made with animal friendly Synthetic Leather, there's a number of quality synthetic leather cases featured below as well.
Stuck on Deciding Which Case to Give as a Gift? You could always go for an Amazon Gift Card and let them decide!
Image Credit: Nero Leather Flip Case Available at Boxwave.com
A Few Facts About Leather:
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Leather has always been my favorite material: my jacket and sofa are made out of leather. I started wondering why I liked it so much and found out a few interesting facts about leather material:
Leather was used widely in the ancient world since its creation by the Egyptians in approximately 3,000 B.C.
- Source: Ferndown
The Roman Empire used leather sails on their ships as they sailed around the Mediterranean.
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Leather is still superior to any man-made fabric for "abrasion protection" and is still widely used by motorcyclists and race car drivers.
1. Boxwave's Nero Leather Flip Case
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This Nero Leather Flip Case from Boxwave is the ultimate in style. It has a hardened leather shell backing that protects your phone from impact. Your phone also neatly slides into the soft velvet inside that has holes for the lightning port and home button.
More Leather Flip Cases for the iPhone 5
While many of us will not be starship captains in our time, there's something fun about flipping open your smartphone and pretending that you're in the 23rd century (or is that just me?).
This hardened leather flip case has the unique feature of also operating as a stand for your phone. The case also has a pocket on the opposite side for storing cash or credit cards. It also comes with cut outs for all your connection needs (i.e. headphones, lightning port)
Synthetic Leather Case for the iPhone 5 that fits your iPhone 5 perfectly and includes cutouts for all Apple connections (including camera and flash).
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This genuine leather case holds your phone snugly in its cream colored insides. It has a large latch that will keep your case secure.
Best Leather-Styled iPhone 5 Cases from Zazzle
While Zazzle's iPhone 5 case line up are not made from leather, several clever artists have created leather looking iPhone 5 cases where someone would have to look and examine your case to be able to tell the difference.
Black Leather iPhone 5 Cover by unique_phone_case
Black Quilted Leather iPhone 5 Case by Studio60
Leather Pouch iPhone 5 Cases from Amazon
These cases enable your iPhone to slide in and out of the pouch like a pair of glasses. The benefit of these cases is that they tend to have a sleeker design than the leather 'flip' cases that have an extra hinge built into them.
This is a soft, genuine leather case that comes with a handy magnetic tab to keep your iPhone locked in tight. The case is slim, lightweight, and comes in 3 colors: black, white, and brown.
Nero Leather Pouch iPhone 5 Case from Boxwave
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This is my favorite leather pouch iPhone case. It has a sleek executive look. If you didn't know any better you'd awesome it was an envelope, with a leather fastener. This case is made from synthetic leather as well as a soft felt lining to keep your phone cozy. I think I'm jealous of the soft treatment these phones are getting!
Price: $16.95 (Reg. $24.95)
Notable case maker Snugg has made an attractive leather pouch case for the iPhone 5 that comes with a handy elastic pull strap to quickly pull out your phone when you need it. It also has slots for business cards or cash.
Animal-Friendly Leather iPhone 5 Cases
There are many different types of synthetic leather, from pleather to vegetan (you can read all about the different types here). Without getting into all the different types, I decided to highlight unique synthetic leather cases on Amazon. You can usually find synthetic leather cases by searching for "PU" in front of the word "leather".
Note: The "Nero" Leather Pouch Case listed above is animal friendly, however the Neo leather 'flip' case is not.
This synthetic leather case can also fold to become a stand for typing or Facetime usage. The pink is just one of many colors available for this particular design.
Brown Leather iPhone 5 Cases
Brown leather has a timeless sophistication to it. That, and you may find yourself feeling a bit like Indiana Jones with these brown leather iPhone cases.
Personally I think the only thing more manly than a brown leather case is one made by a company called "Bear Motion". It's a folio case with a soft leather touch and cutouts for all your connection needs. That, and it looks damn good.
This is the 'brown' version of the leather pouch iPhone 5 case from Spigen that is featured earlier in the post. It comes with a handy magnetic clip to keep your phone secure and a handy tab for pulling out your phone.