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    26 iPhone Cases You Might Want To Buy If Yours Is Falling Apart

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    1. A library-themed iPhone case any lit lover will want to add to their shopping cart — while you may not be interested in *reading* a novel on your phone (physical copies forever!) you might enjoy this *novelty* phone case.

    a phone case with bookshelves illustrated on it
    TheUrbanFlair / Etsy

    TheUrbanFlair is a small business that sells an array of tech accessories.

    Promising review: "Super cute, arrived quickly, durable, exactly what I wanted! I specifically got this to go with my Beauty and the Beast PopSocket, and my phone is now the coolest thing ever 😁 Will definitely be shopping here again!" —Emily Catherine

    Get it from TheUrbanFlair on Etsy for $20.16 (available for iPhones 7–12 Pro Max).

    2. A galactic iPhone case featuring watercolored versions of the planets, a must-have if you've spent the last year obsessing over SpaceX and NASA's rocket launches (ahem, me). Off to Mars we go!

    a model holding a translucent pink iphone case with various planets moons and stars on it

    Promising review: "Totally worth it! It's super cute and durable; I drop my phone all the time and this case has protected it every time! I've been using it for a while and it hasn't gotten the yellow discoloration like some other clear cases get. Would definitely recommend!" —Marisa Giuliani

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available for iPhones 11–12 Pro).

    3. A stylish iPhone 12 case that'll remind you what a badass you are wherever you go and motivate you to keep at it even when you're feeling overwhelmed by emails, texts, and phone calls and social media. You've got this!

    a clear phone case with an illustration of a model on it, a bar code, a tv, the words "grl power" and "don't hide your magic"
    Eenie Edits

    Eenie Edits is a Black woman-owned small business that also sells art prints, clothing, planners, stickers, and greeting cards.

    Get it from Eenie Edits for $35 (available for iPhones 12 mini – 12 Pro Max).

    4. A minimal iPhone 12 case with a thin design and a raised lip around the camera that'll be perfect for anyone who typically detests cases, but learned they absolutely need one after they shattered the lens on their last phone.,

    The case is also shock -and smudge-proof.

    Promising review: "One of the best cases I've ever used. In just one week of use I've gotten so many compliments on it. I decided to spend a little more than usual on a phone case and I'm really happy I decided to because the quality is top notch. The fit is perfect with all the buttons and cutouts aligned perfectly. The soft touch is both grippy enough to not be slippery and smooth enough so that it doesn't stick to your pockets. My favorite part is the back, it's a little transparent so the color of the phone can be seen in good lighting and the matte finish doesn't pick up fingerprints as easily as glossy." —Student

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in four colors and for iPhone 12).

    5. An OtterBox iPhone SE case you'll want to make *part of your world* if you've been missing your yearly trip to the Disney Parks and want to add a little magic to your daily life.

    a clear phone case with a graphic of ariel from the little mermaid on the back

    The Ariel case even has glimmers of glitter sprinkled throughout it!

    Promising review: "Love it! Only have had it for about two weeks but it’s doing the job so far and my toddler has dropped it a couple times and my phone and case are still in super good condition " —Grisbel

    Get it from Amazon for $19.94 (available in 19 styles and for iPhones SE and 8).

    6. A rubberized iPhone X case with a slim fit design, available in so many colors you'll definitely be able to find one that fits your personal aesthetic.,

    Promising review: "Very happy with this case! It’s soft, fits the iPhone XS well, and is easy to clean. The holes on the bottom align with the speakers. The buttons have a nice 'click' feeling to them. There is a lip around the screen and camera that helps protect them from scratches. The 'pink' case is a cute beige/pastel pink. The case does attract a small amount of lint, however it’s very easy to brush it off. I also like how the case is soft, yet doesn’t feel like it’ll make my phone slip through my hands. It’s a very good case for the price — honestly feels better than the Apple case I had for less than half the price!" —J.N.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 20 colors and for iPhone X).

    7. A delicate floral iPhone 11 case that'll make every day feel as fresh as the first day of spring while also keeping your device protected.,

    Promising review: "Just as pictured. Amazing pastel colors. I like the matte on the transparent area. Very sturdy, my phone falls more times than I can count but is still alive! The side buttons glow under LED lights :)" —Yasselly

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four colors and for iPhone 11).

    8. A paw-fect iPhone case starring your furry friend, so when you eventually go back to the office you can still feel like your pandemic puppy is sitting right alongside you.

    a phone case with an illustration of a golden puppy on it alongside the picture of the puppy
    NorthLegends / Etsy

    NorthLegends is a small business based out of Québec, Canada that sells accessories with hand drawn images on them.

    Promising review: "I’m so happy with my purchase!! It looks so good and just like my dog. I can’t imagine ever getting another case!" —Hannahloves8

    Get it from NorthLegends on Etsy for $33.41+ (available with up to six pets on it and for iPhones 5C–12 Pro Max,

    9. An OtterBox case with a PopSocket built into the back to help you keep a solid grip on your most beloved accessory — and hopefully help you prevent you from dropping it on your face mid-TikTok scroll again. Ouch.

    a reviewer holding a mint otterbox case with a marbled popsocket in the middle

    Promising review: "I am one of those people who constantly drops their phone, and this case has stayed durable through that. I’ve been a customer of of Otterbox for several years, and I love the case because the protection that it provides. You don’t have to stress out when you drop your phone or iPad or whatever because it’s safe (especially with toddlers and younger ones). They can be expensive, but they are worth every single penny." —R. Crutcher

    Get it from Amazon for $36.33 (available in 12 styles and for iPhone 11).

    10. Or a standard OtterBox Commuter case you can count on to keep your phone safe and sound at all times. You'll thank me later.,

    Promising review: "I upgraded to a new iPhone over the weekend and immediately ordered this case. I used an Otterbox Commuter Series case on my last iPhone and it saved it hundreds of drops. The previous case cracked and chipped on a couple of corners, but my iPhone 6S was in perfect condition when I removed the case to trade in. That made the case for my new iPhone 8 an obvious choice. The new case took a little effort to install (as it should being a snug fit), but fits perfectly. I haven't dropped my iPhone yet (*knock on wood*), but am confident Otterbox will protect it when I inevitably do." —Sarah Coggins

    Get it from Amazon for $22.80+ (available in six styles and for iPhone SE and 8).

    11. A silicone iPhone 12 case with a microfiber lining that'll make sure the back of your phone stays in pristine condition (no scratches!).

    a reviewer's sunny yellow phone case

    Promising review: "Touching this case for the first time cemented my decision on going down this path. The yellow is gorgeous in person. The softness of the silicone is among the best I’ve ever felt. The lip is very much appreciated. I know that we have Ceramic Shield now but I have little faith in this new material and can rest assured putting the phone down on the table leaves it a nominal height above getting scratched up." —Gerardo Merenco

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98 (available in 21 colors and for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro).

    12. An embroidered BaubleBar iPhone case, a must-have for anyone who wants to feel a bit like an influencer every time they snap a pic. They're *sew cute* you might

    a pile of different colored phone cases with various things embroidered on them
    baublebar / Via

    I've been using BaubleBar's "Block It Out" phone case for almost two years now (how is that even possible?) and it has truly held up. Barely any wear and tear aside from some discoloring along the sides (it HAS been a while). I always get tons of compliments on it and I haven't really had the urge to change my case since getting this one. I even got one for my cousin as a gift — I really do love it! However, it's probably time for a change. I've loved being *extra* and having my name plastered on my phone, so it's probably only natural that I upgrade to this new embroidered version. It's super cute and comes in a variety of designs!

    Get it from BaubleBar: the "Sew Cute" design, the "All Smiles" design, the "Double Up" design, and the "Better Together" design for $68 each (available for iPhones 7–12 Pro Max).

    13. A scratch-proof iPhone 8 case you'll think is absolutely *dino-myte* once you see how it transforms your boring phone into one that's quirky and cute., Amazon

    Promising review: "This case came in AMAZING condition! It arrived to me in a cute bag with a thank-you note! I love the case, but that thank-you note just added a bit of spice to the whole experience! LOVE IT! Highly recommend to shop!" —Kiara M.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 42 designs and for iPhones 7 and 8).

    14. A dazzling iPhone 11 case filled with star-shaped glitter to add some glitz 'n' glam to all of your looks. The backing is translucent so it'll give your phone's color a chance to shine as well.


    Promising review: "This is single handedly the most beautiful, sweet case I have ever seen. For $9 it is pretty dang sturdy. The outlining (purple in my case) is rubber so it is pretty flexible and the back, oh my lordy the back, it is so beautiful and just the right amount of sparkle it sent me into a sparkle coma and revived me all at once. Stunning." —Jessie Bales

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four styles and for iPhone 11).

    15. A personalized iPhone case from Casetify for anyone, like myself, who spends every waking hour listening to the soundtracks of Disney films while mentally planning their next visit to the Magic Kingdom. Disney Adults are here to STAY, so you better get used to us.

    casetify_colab / Via, casetify_colab / Via

    The checkered case is on its way to me and cannot wait for it to arrive! I'm a sucker for anything personalized and the fact this is a Disney case really made it a must-have for me. It's made of vegan leather and can be customized with your initials, various colors, fonts, font placement, and five different versions of Mickey. There are so many other Disney cases available from Casetify, so if this design isn't for you be sure to check out their other options.

    Get it from Casetify for $50 (available in four colors and for iPhones X–12 Pro).

    16. A delightfully gothic iPhone case you'll go absolutely *batty* for — it may not be the most functional but will definitely the most fun to take mirrors pics with.

    a model holding a rubberized case of a bat hanging upside down

    Promising review: "Oh boy I don’t even have the words to explain how much I LOVE this phone case. I’ve been eyeing it for a long while and finally decided to treat myself! The way the case was designed with the bat hanging upside down, I will admit I was a little confused when I first put it on I kept holding it upside down. However, once I finally trained myself on which way the phone sits upright, the design made sense. It sits super comfortable in your hand. It’s super durable and shockproof! Take it from someone who drops their phone literally 20x or more a day! I’ve gotten so many compliments on this phone case. I wouldn’t be surprised if a few people snagged it after seeing mine! Thank you for an awesome phone case at an unbeatable price!!" —Valerie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.70 (available for iPhones 6–XR and Samsung S8).

    17. A two-pack of iPhone cases so you can either share one with your BFF or stow one away for a rainy day (AKA when you inevitably destroy the first one you used because you're so darn hard on your phones).

    a black phone case with a small white heart on the back and a pink case with a small red heart on the back

    Promising review: "I love these cases! They're true to their description, they fit right for the iPhone XR, they're good quality and have a matte soft feeling, and they cover the entire phone. I was skeptical about buying these cases or package because two are for $10 since they had no reviews, but I'm glad I bought them because they're perfect. Also, the shipping was accurate. It said it they would come in a week and they did." —Lily

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available for iPhones 6–12 Pro).

    18. An lighthearted iPhone case with a happy lil' ghost on it, for anyone who wants to bring an adorable Kawaii vibe to their most-used accessory (their phone, duh).

    two blue phone cases with little ghosts holding flowers embroidered on them
    ToothacheYumeLine / Etsy

    ToothacheYumeLine is an Asian woman-owned small business based in China that makes the *cutest* accessories I've ever seen.

    Get it from ToothacheYumeLine on Etsy for $16.77 (available in two designs and for iPhones 7 – 12 Pro Max).

    19. An iPhone 11 case covered in tropical greenery that'll remind you of that fabulous vacation you took to Hawaii a few years ago every time you pick you phone up to answer a text. Sigh, can someone bring me a drink in a coconut?

    a model holding a white iphone case with green leaves and white flowers on it

    Promising review: "I was a little hesitant to purchase but it's nice and slim not to mention how lightweight it is. I love the pattern and I'll most likely recommend if you tend to change cases every couple of months" —Jamie

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in eight styles and for iPhone 11).

    20. An over-the-top retro iPhone case that would likely score you a compliment from Clueless' Cher Horowitz. I can already hear Gen Z's criticisms in my head and they are way harsh.


    Promising review: "This phone case is so cute and so funny! If you’re not one for bulky cases, this probably isn’t for you. But if you like a comical phone case, I highly recommend this!" —Emily

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (available in four styles and for iPhones 6–8 Plus).

    21. An iPhone XR case covered in sunflowers that'll surely brighten even the rainiest of days and protect your phone at the same time. We love to see it.

    a model holding a black phone case with sunflowers on it

    Promising review: "I’m obsessed with sunflowers. I was worried when I first saw this case because it looked super flimsy, but it seems to be really durable. It’s shiny and feels like good quality. It fits my phone so perfectly." —Willow Youngblood

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 11 styles and for iPhone XR).

    22. A magical iPhone case inspired by Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella — you know, the glorious one starring Brandy and Whitney Houston? Yep, *it's possible* to have a case that's as stunning as that iconic soundtrack.

    an iphone case with icons of whitney houston as fairy godmother, brandy as cinderella, and the glass slipper on it in a pattern
    myohmysupplyco / Via

    My Oh My Supply Co. is a small business based in New York that is run by two incredibly talented ladies — BuzzFeed writer, Ali Faccenda, and co-owner Lindsey Whalen. They create magical apparel you'll definitely want to add to your own collection of Disney items.

    Get it from My Oh My Supply Co. for $25 (available for iPhones SE–12 Pro Max).

    23. A tortoiseshell iPhone 12 case you can count on to bring an extra element of *style* to even your more casual of looks — accessories are everything, my friends.

    a tortoise shell phone case
    shopsonix / Via

    Promising review: "Beautiful case, fit my phone perfectly! Purchased for the iPhone12 Pro. I already dropped my phone a few times and not a scratch is on my phone. I like the look and feel of this case." —Yesenia

    Get it from Amazon for $29.74 (available in 19 styles and for iPhones 12 and 12 Plus).

    24. An iPhone case from Rifle Paper Co. that'll make you feel like prancing through a field of flowers while singing songs from The Sound of Music, all without fear of breaking your phone in the process. Ah, what a life.

    a model holding a phone with a clear phone case filled with florals
    Rifle Paper Co

    Rifle paper is a wife-and-husband owned business. This lovely case has anti-scratch finish on it to withstand the wear and tear of your phone's day-today. I have tons of their other tech accessories and have nothing but good things to say about them! Highly recommend.

    Get it from Rifle Paper Co. for $38 (available for iPhones 11– 12 Pro Max).

    25. A Speck iPhone case with a nonslip grip, military-grade drop protection, and a raised lip around it that'll let you go about your life without fear of dropping your beloved gadget and destroying it.

    a white and black iphone case plugged into a charger

    Promising review: "I've had a Speck case for every iPhone I've ever owned and aside from the Candyshell (w/o grip) model being prone to scratching, I have nothing bad to say about their products. I typically wait a bit to review stuff I buy here, but as soon as I slipped this onto my phone I was once again in love. The grips offer a little added assurance against drops and I know if I DO drop it, it will be well protected by the durable plastic and raised lip around the screen. Bravo, Speck. You've done it again." —Jason Murphy

    Get it from Amazon for $4.75+ (available in nine colors and for iPhones XS/X).

    26. And a tarot-inspired iPhone case for all of my fellow card-reading, crystal-charging, horoscope-obsessed buddies. Not only is this case rather enchanting, but it's easy to clean and doesn't attract lint. Magical!


    Promising review: "Oh my gosh absolutely in love with this phone case! It looks exactly like pictured. The gold shines in the light and looks amazing. It feels great and isn’t too bulky at all. Will definitely be buying more in the future!" —Brittney

    Get it from Amazon for $17.70 (available in seven styles, for iPhones 6–XR and Samsung S8–S10+).

    Me to my mom, who I likely have 10 texts from, because I was busy writing this post:

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