So you got an iPad for the holidays and still haven’t bought a case to house it in. The guys at the Genius Bar are frowning at you right now. But when cases cost just as much as your iPad, the decision can be daunting. Do you want a slipcase that you can carry around and just throw in your bag? Or something more practical like a notebook? Whether it’s about form or function, you’ll find what you’re looking for in these top 5.
Alexander Wang Prisma Leather iPad Case: I love Wang’s Prisma tote, so this mini version (that you can prop up while you watch tv/read/work) is a natural choice. On Net-a-Porter for $375.
Stella McCartney Shiny Chamois Faux Leather iPad Holder: Another popular bag – Stella’s shiny faux leather Falabella – brought down to size. Available in black and silver on Luisa via Roma for $346.
Dolce & Gabbana Leopard Print PVC iPad Case: PVC will protect your gadget well, but for the most part, this is really just a showpiece – albeit a beautiful one at that! On Luisa via Roma for $275.
Marc Jacobs Bicolor Zip Pouch iPad Sleeve: Marc Jacobs’s clutch on a clutch design has been brought to casing. The exterior pocket gives you just enough room for your phone and some cash – the perfect two-in-one, so you can leave your bag at home. At Barneys New York for $395.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Take Me Embo Lizzie Dots Tablet Cover: With his phone and tablet cases, Marc Jacobs really has the market cornered on tech device storage! On Shopbop for $138.