10 Best... fashionable tablet cases
Dress your new gadget up with one of these fashion-forward covers
Linda Sharkey has been an online journalist at The Independent since 2011. She is involved in different areas across the website and is currently the editor of our latest tool, Independent Plus. As the fashionista of the team, she looks after our Fashion section. Linda also shares her style on her pesonal blog www.fashioninsideout.co.uk
Sunday 22 December 2013
1. Ted Baker crocar tablet case
With its metallic mock- croc-finish and fun French bulldog design lining, this envelope looks more like a stylish clutch than a tablet case. But it will still keep your precious gadget safe as it has a fold-over front flap and secure popper fastening.
2. Barbour quilted folio case
If you fancy matching your tablet case to your outerwear, try this quilted number from the luxury British brand. Matching jacket not included, but it will keep your device nice and safe.
3. Asos Zip Around in Hologram
Hologram effects are big this season and this great value case piggybacks on the trend. Fashion-forward types will love it.
4. Mulberry Simple sleeve
An elegant choice from the British luxury brand, we love the slimness of this leather pouch that will keep your tablet safe without taking up too much room in your bag. Yes, it’s pricey, but it’s classic. Comes in a variety of colours and with a one-year guarantee.
£125 - £195, mulberry.com
5. Leather zip purse
Another bright leather case, but with a more wallet-friendly price tag. This sunny yellow zip-up purse, with a soft lining will keep your tablet safe and the screen scratch-free. Inside there’s a leather pocket in the same colour – perfect for storing any business cards you pick up while working on the go.
6. Vans Checkerboard Coozie
Best known for adorning skate shoes, the Vans classic chequered print has made it on to tablet cases. Fashiioned from cotton fabric with a slim inner compartment, this is one for the skater kids who can’t be without their gadgets
£14, Vans, asos.com
7. Aspinal Brit iPad Sleeve
Protect your new iPad with this patriotic handmade case from the British leather specialists. Its soft suede lining means that your precious device sits snugly in the slimline sleeve. There’s also a handy magnetic tab that help you to slip out the tablet more easily.
£99 - £145, aspinaloflondon.com
8. Marc by Marc Jacobs skulls tablet case
This quirky statement case from the fashion designer’s edgier (and slightly more affordable line) with a signature leather plaque, silver zip and soft, faux-fur lining will accommodate tablets of various sizes safely. It’s wipe clean, too, so is a suitable choice for messy teens.
9. Zip Around iPad case in Faux Pony
Add a pop of colour to your gadget with this fun purple pony-skin effect and suede case. Your tablet will fit snugly inside and will be kept safe by the secure zip fastening.
10. Alexander Wang prisma croc-effect iPad case
One to up give older iPad models an instant luxury update, this striking orange croc effect calf leather case has Wang’s iconic gold screw-detailed corners and a zip to keep your tablet extra safe. Inside there are handy pockets and card slots. It’s expensive, but actually heavily reduced via this discount designer retailer. Trust us, the fashionista in your life will appreciate it.
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