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Louis Vuitton Made An iPhone Case that Costs Seven iPhones

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Louis Vuitton Made An iPhone Case that Costs Seven iPhones


When shopping for an iPhone case, most people throw something like a thin $15 piece of plastic around their new phone and call it a day. But if you’re feeling a little more bold, Louis Vuitton can hook you up with a $5,500 case covered in golden crocodile leather, with four hard corners and a latch on it.


The fashion house introduced a series of iPhone cases this week, all called the Eye-Trunk. They’re sized for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and prices range from $1,180 for an iPhone 7 case with a canvas back and traditional Louis Vuitton pattern to $5,500 for an iPhone 7 Plus-sized case with crocodile leather on it. They’re supposed to be throwbacks to Louis Vuitton’s history as a luggage designer.


Louis Vuitton Made An iPhone Case that Costs Seven iPhones


Buying one all but guarantees that you’ll have the fanciest iPhone in the room. But it also has the unfortunate side effect of making you need a case for your iPhone case, because these iPhone cases are dramatically more expensive than the phone itself — you can buy about seven iPhone 7s for the price of Louis Vuitton’s top-of-the-line case. So if you pick one up, be careful: if you drop your phone, you might scratch your case.


Those less daring can always try one of Louis Vuitton’s prior cases, like this canvas folio, which is a mere half the price of an iPhone.


Source: the verge


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