Here’s our choice of what to buy that gadget-loving special person in your life. This is our pick from some of our favourite designers and their Christmas 2014 cases and covers for iPads and iPhones.
How about this elegant intrecciato case from Bottega Veneta for a real colour pop this Christmas? Available in Electrique (royal blue), rosa shock (bright pink), signal blue (bright blue veering on turquoise) and grey, and crafted in the soft nappa leather, it’ll set you back just £230 to keep your phone looking this good.
This mini iPad cover in Miu Miu’s signature textured Matelassé leather will set you back a mere £240. The soft black leather is our favourite, but it also comes in cod (a pale pink) and geranium pink (bright pink). Click HERE to buy.
Love the new gold colour of your iPad Air 2? Continue with the colour theme on your case too with this gorgeous leather iPad case from Burberry. At just £350, it also comes in cadmium red and black. Click HERE to buy.
This glossy crocodile print is a little edgy when compared to Smythson’s usual collections, but the charcoal grey exterior and soft black suede interior lend this iPad case classic style. A steal at just £235. Click HERE to buy.
Diane Von Furstenburg
The playful heritage prints on these silicon cases for the iPhone 5 from Diane von Furstenburg come in a bright python pattern or a shocking red leopard. Priced at a really reasonable £38, they prove you don’t have to spend megabucks to dress your phone in style. Click HERE to buy.
Liberty’s slip covers for the iPhone 5 have a leather exterior with microfibre lining that helps clean your screen. It comes in a range of classic Liberty prints, including this fabulous Ianthe in red, blue or purple at £55 for the phone case. And for another £95 you can dress your iPad to match too. Click HERE to buy.
And you thought the London skyline was all over in 2012! Burberry gives an edgy new take on it here in this line of soft leather iPad cases and iPhone cases featuring different cityscapes. The motif is laser cut into leather and laid onto a patchwork of coloured suede. Choose from London, Paris, San Francisco, Shaghai, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Los Angeles or Milan. It’s all about knowing your markets, I guess. Take your pick of the cities for just £550 for the iPad case or £295 for the phone case. Click HERE to buy.
If you prefer a more classic style, then how about these surprisingly reasonably priced leather cases from Hugo Boss? Phone covers for the iPhone 5 or 5s are just £45 in soft black leather. There’s also some great value hard cases for the iPhone in the range as well as universal cases. Click HERE to buy.
Cath Kidston’s PU cases for the iPad and iPhone are available in a range of spots, cartoon London buses, and floral prints. The Aubrey Rose is traditional Kidston kitsch and the wipe-clean pretty print will set you back just £35 for an iPad case or £24.95 to protect your phone. Click HERE to buy.
Tech manufacturer Belkin have teamed up with designer Orla Kiely to bring some of her instantly-recognisable prints to your mobile or iPad. The semi-flexible plastic case with shock-absorbent protection for the iPhone 5 is £24.99, with the iPad cases setting you back £54.99. Click HERE to buy.