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The Week in iPad Cases: High street blues

Haute couture makes an appearance in this week’s iPad-case roundup, with a few accessories that are definitely not priced for the faint of heart. If you’re on a budget, though, don’t worry. There are plenty of options for all tastes and needs.

High street blues

Haute couture makes an appearance in this week’s iPad-case roundup, with a few accessories that are definitely not priced for the faint of heart. If you’re on a budget, though, don’t worry. There are plenty of options for all tastes and needs.

Adonit

The Jot Tote (iPad mini; $50) is designed to work alongside the company’s Jot styluses by providing a convenient spot to carry your writing implement while protecting the back of your tablet.

Fully compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover, the Jot Tote comes in soft-touch black, with a rubberized metallic compartment.

Anthropologie

The Gualala (all iPad models; $48) is made from brown leather inlaid with striped, black-and-white cotton for a luxurious look and feel.

A loop tie closure keeps your tablet safe during transport, and a generous helping of padding protects it against bumps and scratches.

Belkin

The Shield Sheer (iPad mini; $30) is made of a special super-thin PC material that protects from bumps and scratches without adding significant bulk to your tablet.

The case comes in matte clear or violet.

Brenthaven

The Collins (iPad mini; $35) features an indigo Chambray exterior and is manufactured with PVC-free materials.

The front cover, which doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation, is also compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

Burberry

As its name implies, the London Leather (iPad mini; $495) is made from high-quality, full-grain London leather. The smooth, leather lining keeps your tablet safe while complementing it with a High Street look.

The case comes in black, teal, or nickel grey.

Dodocase

The Folio (iPad mini; $125) features high-quality, bookcloth fabric on both the front and back cover, with a leather spine and accented stitching. Inside, the company’s signature bamboo cradle is complemented by a refillable, 24-page notebook, two card pockets, and a pen/stylus holder.

The case comes in grey with brown accents, and either a grey or green elastic band that keeps everything together during transport.

Loop

The Mummy (iPad mini; $30) wraps—quite literally—your tablet in a cocoon of impact-resistant plastic that offers an improved grip while protecting against accidents.

The case comes in black, blue, grey, red, green, or white.

Monoprice

The Encapsulated (iPad mini; $13) fully encloses your tablet in two layers of protection, offering weather resistance along with front and back shock protection.

The case comes in black or white.

Slipstopper

The Slipstopper (iPad mini; $30) is an adhesive skin made from a unique gel resin that’s designed to provide an excellent grip without getting in your when you want to stash your tablet in a pocket or purse—and without adding much weight or bulk.

The Slipstopper is available in black or white.