NAME OtterBox Dom Streater limited edition phone cases
COMPATIBLE WITH iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus and Samsung Galaxy S7
COST $39.95 for iPhone 6/6s and Galaxy S7, $49.95 iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus
WHAT’S HOT “Project Runway” fans should recognize the designer of these cases. Streater was the winner of Season 12, as well as the winner on the recently concluded fifth season of “Project Runway: All Stars.” The native Philadelphian, who has a natural flair for designing with patterns, won the “All-Stars” print-on-print challenge. Her reward: the opportunity to design for OtterBox. Two “signed” Streater cases are now available, in similar but different geometric floral designs, called pink swirl and green diamond. The border of each case, which is slightly raised to help protect the screen from scratches and breaks, features the accent hue used in the pattern, providing a pleasing pop of color around the display. Aside from making your phone fashionable, the sturdy case provides protection against drops, bumps and scratches without adding much bulk, and its rubberized border affords a secure grip. Also available in the Symmetry Series are three cases designed by “Project Runway” judge and Marie Claire magazine creative director Nina Garcia, who was the guest judge on the OtterBox challenge. These are available for the same iPhone models and the Galaxy S5 with similar pricing.
WHAT’S NOT Because of its rigid construction and snug fit around the phone when in place, we struggled a bit getting the case on and off. The floral motifs make Streater’s designs veer feminine, so these cases might not appeal to those desiring a more unisex look.
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