The secret to making technology stylish and chic is to elevate it beyond the technology – to add textural details that harken back to other eras or that add elegance grounded in tradition. So when the lovely Dina highlighted these gorgeous leather backs for iPhones made by Valentine Goods on Twitter last week, my technology accessory whore self may have had a jaw dropping moment.
Made from premium grade, authentic leathers these pressure sensitive backings are durable and can be removed with no residue. (Read: your iPhone can have a wardrobe of its own to coordinate with yours. Killer.) For those that need a little extra security to protect their technology investment, these pair perfectly and snugly with a bumper for a seamless and stylish look.
There are endless options -and it appears even more are being researched and developed. At $25 each it’s easy to start your collection. I’m personally loving the Hermes-esque orange tone, the oil-stained brown and the gorgeous upcycled deep violet. (Style tip: Navy is huge for Fall 2011.)
Go ahead – get one! And while you’re at it grab one for the chicest Father’s Day gift around.