The Week in iPhone Cases: Pad & Quill launches Woodline hard-shell collection

Pad & Quill recently launched their first all-wood hard-shell case—the Woodline. Plus, new designs from PureGear, OtterBox, and more.

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Pad & Quill recently launched their first all-wood hard-shell case—the Woodline. Plus, new designs from PureGear, OtterBox, and more.

casemate karat iphone
Case-Mate

The Karat (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $50) features genuine 24-karat gold accents embedded in a see-through shell.

This dual-layered case comes with matching press-through button overlays and a protective bumper for corner and side protection. It’s available in gold leaf, sterling, or rose gold.

ctgnett urbanstone iphone
Cygnett

Available in light grey and dark grey, the UrbanStone (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $20 to $25) safeguards your iPhone from minor accidents with a simple hard-shell design.

This form-fitting case features a tactile finish for a safe grip, and is compatible with all types of screen covers—should you choose to add one.

gear4 bookcase iphone
Gear4

The BookCase (iPhone 6/6s; price unavailable) has a flexible design to help prevent damage from bumps and falls. This folio case sports a cover with a magnetic closure, includes two card slots, and doubles as a stand in landscape orientation.

otterbox defenderslipcover iphone
OtterBox

Manufactured with synthetic rubber, the Defender Slipcover (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $30 to $35) offers a precise fit and keeps the iPhone’s ports and buttons readily accessible.

The case includes a round opening to show off your iPhone’s Apple logo, features a grip-enhancing finish, and comes in opal purple, black, gunmetal grey, blaze pink, damson purple, dark jade, deep water blue, or light teal.

padandquill woodline iphone
Pad & Quill

The Woodline (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $49.95 to $59.95) is an exquisite hardwood shell case finished with an engraved logo.

The case includes a Kevlar core for extra sturdiness, features a scratch-resistant coating to minimize wear and tear, and comes in American Cherry, Rosewood, Zebra, or American Walnut. The Woodline is currently available for pre-order, with expected deliveries slated to start in March.

puregear motif iphone
PureGear

The Motif Series (iPhone 6/6s; $30) features different patterns and color combinations for a fun look. It combines flexible rubber and polycarbonate to absorb and dissipate impact from shock, and comes with matching press-through button overlays for functional protection.

seidio surface iphone
Seidio

The Surface (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $29.95) sports multiple layers of sturdy materials, finished with a soft-touch coating.

Made with TPU and polycarbonate, the case features precise cutouts for all of the iPhone’s ports and buttons, a retractable kickstand to prop your iPhone up in landscape orientation, and a raised bezel to protect your camera. The Surface is available in a several two-tone color combinations.

switcheasy rave iphone
SwitchEasy

The Rave (iPhone 6/6s; $25) combines a versatile folio design with a magnetic kickstand for great protection when you’re on the go.

This faux-leather case sports a cool reflective fabric for a smashing look, and comes in black, orange, blue, or pink.

vrsdesign verge iphone
VRSDesign

The Verge Active (iPhone 6 and 6s; $33) features a three-piece magnetic construction with a removable multi-use clip for your belt or pocket.

The case includes press-through button overlays, can be used as a stand in landscape orientation, and comes in shine gold, light silver, steel silver, military, or rose gold.