With tablet PCs beginning to take the world over, iPads have already carved out their niche, when it comes to quality. Consumers have begun to take a special liking to the devices, and as we see, have spent even more to get them stand out from rest of the competition, especially with reference to carry cases. This current list provides a list of the most expensive carry cases for the iPad:
1) David August iPad case
This iPad case was actually a part of a collection from the designer, David August, which featured a number of other soft leather products. Most probably, alligator leather finish with fixed pattern, the customers could ask for numerous customization options, such as holograms, colors and even engravings.
2) Domenico Vacca alligator leather case
Introduced from the house of Domenico Vacca, this set of leather cases have been created in Italy, which remains one of the prime centers of fashion around the world. Available in 25 different colors, with each bearing a synchronized animal pattern, these stylish covers will set you out from the crowd for design and price tag both. With the volume of orders, the design house claims to receive, options could get even more exotic and expensive as well.
3) Celine iPad case box
The Celine case box is perhaps one of the best accessories you could lay your hands on for your iPad. Though it features a plain exterior, the quality of leather and construction, uses Italian expertise and design. Inside the case box, there are 2 pockets which would allow you to store the iPad and the accessories that you may need to go with it. The handle on the top also makes it easy to carry around.
4) Croc iPad case
Designed by Jennifer Tattanelli, the Croc iPad case was about style and sophistication in a perfect minimalistic theme. Available in 2 colors including Expresso or black, these crocodile leather iPad cases opened up in a book-like format, with the iPad clasp below the front cover. If needed be, the casing could be opened and kept as a table top presentation due to the unique design of the inner cover layer, enabling you to present your iPad in whichever way you would need.
5) Beatrice Amblard iPad case
Price: $ 1500
Beatrice Amblard was with Hermes before she singled out to create her own luxury range of products, including this leather iPad case. Leather options in this range include French calf, ostrich and alligator with a variety of options which include colors like tangerine. There is the heavy bee logo on the case, but if needed the designer can offer to have your custom design logo engraved on the casing. In all, the design has been kept simple but of high quality, which ensures that your iPad doesn't fall because it all fits like glove.
6) Dolce & Gabanna
Themed around the carry cases of fashionable ladies, this iPad case from Dolce & Gabanna has been made with the very best of Italian leather. Unlike the other cases, this one was functionally very useful, and one could carry around other accessories along with the iPad in the case. Sequined and done up with gold accessories such as the zipping and the shoulder chains, there were many pouches for anything you might want to keep it for. Also, the multi-layered design ensured complete safety for the iPad inside.
7) Gareth Pugh Mens’ iPad case
As a part of the Gareth Pugh's autumn-winter collection for 2011, this iPad case was featured as one of the men’s products. The casing had a geometrical pattern on it, with soft inner linings to cocoon your iPad. The zipping and the carrying handle was equally geometrical in cut and design.
8) Dior Homme leather case
When a product comes from the sister concern of Christian Dior, you can be rest reassured that style, design and quality are inevitable parts of it. Same is the situation with the Dior Homme iPad case which has a simplistic yet stylish single grained design which would be ideally be suited for the corporate honchos. The case has a simple flip design, with a book format, whereby you open the case like a book and access your iPad.
9) Louis Vuitton Monogram foldable & Fanboy iPad cases
The Louis Vuitton name itself would have meant high-end luxury with the latest styles embedded. The Monogram series has set of cases with the Louis Vuitton monogram, and golden-brass inlays such as the case corners. The advantage these sets had was the flexibility of using the case as a table stand, by folding the front cover towards the back. The Black Taiga leather was more exotic version because of the rarity of the leather, and had the commonality of the holes for charging, volume control, and the switching buttons. The Fanboy series as we called it was lesser in features. The casings, though available in 2 colors, were more of pocket cases than the table standing ones.
10) Gucci iPad case
Available in black, beige and even military green, these Gucci iPad cases were designed by Frida Giannini. The cases also with a Velcro closure clasp, with the inner lining in suede, was perfect for carrying around as a fashion accessory, as well as a handy case for your iPad. And when the name of Gucci is associated with it, there will be even more attention directed towards you when you carry it around.
Also, check out our list of Top 5 leather iPhone cases.