It’s hard to imagine paying more for a phone case than you would for an actual phone, but it could happen. An iPhone, which starts at about $US199.00, is cheaper than all of the cases you’re about to see here.
Ranging from brand names to fashion faux pas to the utterly ridiculous — solid gold and diamonds! — these iPhone cases are among the most expensive in the world.
We’ve arranged them in order of escalating price.
You, as a cartoon, on your iPhone case - $US250.00. You can send this artist a photo of yourself, which she will then stylize onto your cell phone case.
Zoe's House of Crystal My Little iPony - $US259.00. Admit it. You want this bedazzled piece of 1990s kitsch.
Wheylan Designs - $US275.00. For the leather daddy or dominatrix inside you, this crocodile skin and leather holster attaches to your leg, giving extra security.
Dolce & Gabbana - $US595.00. (Act quickly and you can get it discounted to $US267.00 at Neiman Marcus.)
Case Savvy iPhone 5 Glossy Finish Case - $US1,035. You can buy this custom plastic case on Zazzle, where the seller says, 'This case does scream fashion as well as that 'I am important' factor.'
The Tower Flower - $US1,495. This case, found on Etsy, is a hard plastic shell hand-decorated with crystals and rhinestones in a 'Paris in the spring' motif. It's (somewhat) cheaper than a round trip to France.
Anita Mai TAN 'Dragon and Spider' - $US880,000. Seller says, 'It is crafted in 18K gold set with beautiful 2200 colorless and colour diamonds (champagne, cognac, brown) for a total weight of 32 cts. The stunning dragon is the symbol of the Universe, life, Growth, and existence. ... The Spider is the symbol of Unity, Creativity, and Hard Work.
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