Five of the Most Luxe iPhone 5 Cases for Men

by Kasey Caminiti | August 28, 2012 12:00 am

From crocodile to 14K gold, here are five of the best, most luxurious iPhone 5 cases. Because every well-dressed gentleman needs an equally well-dressed gadget on his arm.


iPhone 5 Matt Black Crocodile
£600.00 (around $962)
Alexander Amosu[1]

Photo: Courtesy of Alexander Amosu[3]

Nothing screams luxury like a crocodile-skin case. This one, by British jewelry and accessories designer Alexander Amosu, comes in a variety of custom colors. They’ll even personalize it by adding your name, initials or logo.


Mondriaan Case and Card Holder
€35 (around $45)
Fresh Fiber[4]

Photo: Courtesy of Fresh Fiber

The Mondriaan Case by Fresh Fiber not only looks great—it also provides your phone with an incredible amount of protection. The 3D design includes a slot for your credit cards and ID, and has a lock pin to ensure they’ll never fall out.


Solid Gold iPhone Case

Photo: Courtesy of Miansai[8]
Miansai might be best known for its signature nautical and military-themed men’s bracelets, but they’ve also come out with a bad-ass iPhone cover. Each 14K gold case is made-to-order and individually numbered and engraved. It comes in both rose and yellow gold (pictured) in either a matte or polished finish.

iPhone 5 Sleeve[9]
€35 (around $45)

Photo: Courtesy of Mujjo[12]
If a flashy phone case isn’t your style, check out this hand-dyed, hand-stitched leather sleeve by Dutch brand Mujjo. And while you’re at it, pick up a pair of their touch-screen friendly glovesa winter staple of tech nerds everywhere.


ExoVault for iPhone 5
Price TBD

Photo: Courtesy of ExoVault

There are tough, indestrucatable iPhone cases… and then there’s the ExoVault. The Brooklyn-based manufacturer uses stainless steel screws to combine Brazilian ironwood with brass, aluminum or aerospace grade titanium (your choice). These babies aren’t even on the market yet, but you can pre-order yours on their website. 

  1. iPhone 5 Matt Black Crocodile
    £600.00 (around $962)
    Alexander Amosu:
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  3. Photo: Courtesy of Alexander Amosu:
  4. Mondriaan Case and Card Holder
    €35 (around $45)
    Fresh Fiber:
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  6. Solid Gold iPhone Case
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  8. Photo: Courtesy of Miansai:
  9. Phone 5 Sleeve:
  10. €35 (around $45)
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  12. Photo: Courtesy of Mujjo:
  13. ExoVault for iPhone 5
    Price TBD
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