One of the biggest questions we get here at Cool Mom Tech: What’s the best iPhone 5 case? Of course, our response always depends on what you’re looking for, whether it’s style, protection, or a little bit of both.
If you treat cases like
accessories, then you’ll love these bright, funky options.
The best part is, you don’t have to spend $100 on a designer iPhone case
to make a statement (and yes, there are $100 iPhone cases).
Petunia PickleBottom Adorn iPhone Case • Society6 Overdose iPhone Case
Eco-Friendly iPhone 5 Cases
If you’re conscious of your carbon footprint and want to be a little more earth friendly with your case, then these are great options for you because of the way they’re made–or the way they’ll be unmade when they’ve outlived their use.
Stash Upcycled Tweed iPhone Case •
Miniwiz Re-Case •
Innovez Interchangeable Biodegradable iPhone 5 Case
Flexible iPhone 5 Cases
These flexible cases will keep your iPhone 5 safe without a hard case. While style is definitely secondary to the functionality, we still think they’re all pretty cool looking.
Belkin Flex Case •
Griffin Protector Case •
Speck PixelSkin HD Case •
Cygnett Purple Vector 3D Tough Case
Custom iPhone 5 Cases
From family photos to your own artwork, these cool covers can all be customized to your specifications. Plus, they make great gifts–along with a new iPhone 5 perhaps? Or hey, maybe just for yourself.
GelaSkins Gadget Skin •
Belkin Yolk Case Creation •
CaseMate Custom iPhone Case •
Uncommon Custom Case
Waterproof iPhone 5 Cases
It’s not just about whitewater rafting; if you’ve got kids you might need a little extra protection from sippy cup spills and unexpected cell phone visits to the bathroom. These cases will keep your iPhone 5 safe from all the elements, like dirt, wind, water, and toddlers.
Griffin Survivor + Catalyst •
LifeProof Fre •
Incipio Atlas •
Need more iPhone 5 cases? Keep an eye out for more ideas in our next post!