• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Gets ruined in just a few weeks

    • Written by from SHEFFIELD

    Leather is a great and premium material, but why did apply not make this one more protected? It marks badly really easily and then looks an utter mess.

    Mine looks ruined.

    30 of 35 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Very grubby after a short time

    • Written by from Bolton

    This case looked nice when it left the box, but after 2 1/2 weeks of use it looked approx 2 years old.........i.e. it looks really dirty and cleaning doesn't improve things.

    For £35 i'm very disappointed. I would avoid buying any of the coloured cases, the black might be ok as the dirty look might not be as noticeable. Very poor - waste of £35 - taking back to see if I can get a swap.

    19 of 20 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Looked great to start

    • Written by from Hailsham

    for the first couple of days the product red case looked great,

    now it is over 2 weeks old, it looks old and dirty, and time to get a new one.
    if you want your iPhone to look smart don't buy one of theses cases unless you want to by a new one every week.

    really disappointed with this,

    You have let me down Apple.

    16 of 18 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    worst case ever

    • Written by from croydon

    I bought the Brown leather case for my iPhone 5.
    It looks good out of the box but it has an awaful texture. It feels as if its made of cardboard. It does not have the luxurious leather feel I expected for the price I paid.
    This Case is a dirt magnet!
    Its been in use for only 2 weeks and already started to scuff on the edges and has black scuff marks which is hard to remove.
    The embossed Apple logo ( the deal breaker on buying from Apple in the first place) has already started to fade.
    All the above is making my phone look tatty and not the premium look I wanted to give it.
    Definitely not worth the money there are better and cheaper cases sold elsewhere.
    Buy this only if you wear gloves when using the phone and wrap it in bubble wrap when carrying it in your pocket or bag.

    11 of 12 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worst £35 ever spent with Apple

    • Written by from London

    I stupidly paid the ridiculously inflated price of this cover to have an official Apple product. Initially delighted - though still swallowing hard at the cost - I was soon disappointed. The product's description warns that the appearance will change with use. It does not, however, tell you that the cover - even with the phone living exclusively in jacket or trouser pockets - will look dirty in little over a week. The corners on the back of the cover are now distinctly grubby and grey-looking. If they were designed by Apple to weather in that way then I fault the design. If that's the best Apple can do with real leather, then perhaps they should try PLU? I've now replaced it with something that looks just as good, and will continue to look good, and cost me a fraction of this price.

    8 of 8 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Bad cover

    • Written by from Subang Jaya

    You proof your value at your iPhone 5s. However, I am terribly disappointed with the cover.

    I'm from Malaysia and I have sacrificed every cent that I have to buy this cover. If I know it would be happening, I will definitely buy cover from different company.

    We support your business, please beware of customer power or else you will be the next Nokia or BlackBerry.

    7 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Disappointed :(

    • Written by from Haywards Heath

    Love my new phone, treated it to a beautiful new case, it looked amazing for about 24 hours. Now the case looks like it's about 5 years old...it's not worth £35. Very dissapointed.

    6 of 6 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Do not buy this case

    • Written by from Wirral

    As many others have reported, after only one weeks use the cover looks a few years old. That is with me being careful with it after reading the warning from Apple that the cases 'appearance will change over time as you use it.'

    I would suggest that the product is not fit for purpose and will be requesting a refund as despite the disclaimer, merely handling a mobile phone case should not cause it to discolour in little over a week.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Don`t waste your money

    • Written by from Soham

    Brought this case for my new iphone 5S looked really nice for a few days.
    BUT after a week it looked about 5 years old!
    even with clean hands this case will age very quick.
    I now have a very expensive smart iphone with a case that makes it look really old and rubbish!
    Not happy

    7 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Beauty Fades... BIG TIME

    • Written by from dublin

    Was so excited to get the beige case. After one day of use. ONE. It started to tint a darker colour. Now, the entire edge of the cover is an awful muddy brown while the rest of the case is still beige. €30 for a case whose appearance will change over time. I thought this would mean some scuffing over a year. NO. It's turning black.

    5 of 6 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by from London

    I bought this case along with the phone and it looked nice however it has a design flaw whereby the headphones jack does not fit through this case - it has to be help in place for the earphones to work. I tried with both bose and the apple ear pods with the same result - the slot is not big enough for the jack to go through completely.

    I had to return this case, spigen neo hybrid is highly recommended.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Ill conceived design

    • Written by from Falkirk

    Don't bother if you're hoping to use a dock - the case doesn't allow anything other than the supplies lightning cable to get anywhere near its privates! So if you have an expensive dock
    and don't want the harassment of having to take the phone in and out the case every evening them ignore this product - high time the big brains at Apple realise we want a case that allows the use of third party docks.

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Tan leather

    • Written by from London

    I havenot thrown my tan leather case as it looks so grubby and worn, it was 5 months old. I have bought a clear plastic one and am much happier. The only positive to buying this leather case is that your phone will look so old and grubby that if you get mugged the thief will think you have an old phone so wont touch it. It will however look stunning when new, so if you want to buy one every 2 months then you are fine.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Leather changes colour

    • Written by from LEEDS

    Excellent quality and nice looking when new but leather starts to change colour on corners. Had to be returned after 2 months as looked scruffy.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't last, poor quality, no care.

    • Written by from ABBOTS LANGLEY

    Lovely looking case but I received mine for Christmas and its already looking tired and battered. The blue leather has become worn on the edges and the overall vibrancy of the color has faded.
    I tried to take it back to the Apple Store and they put it down to wear and tear, which I am not very happy about at all!
    The example I keep using goes like this, how long would you expect a leather wallet to last? In and out of your pocket daily, you would be annoyed if you didn't get a year out of it before it was looking worn or had marks. Well at £34.99, this case is more expensive than some leather wallets on the market but has lasted 45 days.
    Apple, I expect better.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Won't Last Long

    • Written by from Amersham

    This is a really nice case for protecting the iphone with a nice lip to protect the screen should it be placed face down. Unfortunately the leather has not lasted more than a couple of weeks with heavy wear on all edges of the case. When considering the price don't buy this the new sharp look just it won't last!

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Gets dirty in days after purchase!

    • Written by from Hackney

    The material is so appalling after a few days buying this case the edges started going black! What a cheap case!!! i feel sorry for my £35

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Wouldn't recommend to anyone!!

    • Written by from Peterborough

    I bought this case a while back and within a week, the colour had come off and the leather was peeling, I contacted my nearest apple store and they sent out a replacement the next day which I received in good time! However, the exact same happened with the new case! I've got both a blue and brown case and for £35, the quality is appalling! I am not happy at all and wouldn't recommend anyone to purchase this case when much cheaper and better alternatives are available!

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    It's ludicrous! This cover needs a cover to keep it clean!!!

    • Written by from Reading

    The case is a dirt magnet.
    I should have done my research first before getting ripped off this way!!

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Would not recommend

    • Written by from Hemel Hempstead

    Pro - It fits well.

    Cons - Looks horrible after a weeks use. 6 months in my brown case is black all the way around and marked everywhere else. I'm a clean person but its ruined.

    I've tried leather/suede cleaner but doesn't help. Such a shame.