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June 12, 2014updated 22 Sep 2016 4:02pm

Top 10 iPhone 5S cases 2014

From extending your battery life to keeping your phone dry, here are ten of the best iPhone 5S cases available this year.

By Ben Sullivan

There’s a huge range of different cases you can get for your iPhone 5S, and why wouldn’t you get one? After spending all that money, cases can not only protect your precious smartphone but also extend its functionality, like wallet or photography cases for example. Here are CBR’s top ten pick of iPhone 5S cases for 2014.



Not on the High Street offers a great choice of personalised wooden iPhone cases. Made from bamboo wood and laser engraved, the cases look gorgeous and are tactile, as well as offering very good protection from drops. You can fit up to nine words on these particular cases.

Price: £39



Redbubble offers a stunning plethora of geeky iPhone 5S cases. Ranging from Breaking Bad to The Big Bang Theory, as well as most video games in between, all bases are covered here and they’ll certainly make your phone standout out with style and personality.

Price: £20-£27

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The Kloque aluminium iPhone case manages to make the phone look even more expensive, without the trade off for the dreaded signal problem inherent with most other iPhone metal cases. It’s thin, sleek, and comes in silver, black, white, or a very suave champagne gold.

Price: $69.99



The Incipio Focal packages a dedicated shutter button, as well as zoom buttons. The wrist strap is ultra-handy and the case can take a bit of a drop, too.

Price: £33



The Otterbox Preserver does exactly what it says on the tin. It’s available in four colours, and is fully submersible up to 6.6 ft. for 30 minutes. The two piece design offers sufficient drop protection and it also includes a lanyard.

Price: £55



This True Religion wallet case for the iPhone 5S is able to pack all of your economic essentials in one place. Made of leather, it looks good and the multiple interior pockets have room for cards, ID and cash. There’s also a built-in stand function.

Price: £59.95

High impact


Want protection that still looks good? The Tech21 Impact Trio case has a hard outher shell with inner layers to absorb the energy of the drunken drop. It’s lightweight, cool, and easy to take on and off.

Price: £29.95



The Mophie Juicepack offers a case with an in-built battery back then can double your phone’s battery life. There’s a switch where you can toggle between charging and standby mode, and the case still has all the functionalities of protection, portability and headphone-functionality.




Lifestyle brand HUF has teamed up with Incase to offer these fashionable iPhone 5S cases that are durable and easy to put on. There is even a free wallpaper to download along with the cases to make sure they match up perfectly.

Price: £25



If your mood or style changes every day, get one of these easily-swappable cases that from Swap-Art that come in a wide range of patterns, photos, and colours.

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