If you have a MacBook 12″, it’s probably your pride and joy. Whether you use it for work or leisure, a top priority is keeping your laptop out of harm’s way. It’s difficult to choose among the thousands of laptop cases available, so we’ve done the research for you and compiled five beautiful, durable protective sleeves that will keep your MacBook stylish and safe.
Saddleback MacBook Sleeve
The Saddleback 12″ MacBook sleeve is crafted from lightweight, full grain leather. Its thick, double-sewn edges provide shock-proof protection against falls. The pigskin suede lining and bottom cutout allow for ease of removal. This sleeve is priced at $79 and comes in four shades: Tobacco (shown above), Dark Coffee Brown, Chestnut and Black.
Joli Originals Textured MacBook Sleeve
The MacBook Sleeve by Joli Originals and made from textured Italian leather and wool felt lining. Handmade in Amsterdam, these soft leather sleeves are designed to fit your MacBook perfectly. With three beautiful options for lining, this sleeve is priced at €73.55 (about $78 US).
FireCult Natural Leather MacBook Sleeve
Each FireCult MacBook Sleeve is made from one piece of natural black leather and waxed red thread. The thickness of both the quality leather and thread provide the utmost protection for your MacBook. The sharp corners and simple stamped logo enhance its elegant, minimalist style. This sleek, handmade sleeve is priced at $99.
Defy MacBook Sleeve
The Defy MacBook Sleeve is part of Defy’s Aesthetic Series, a line of products with functional style. This sleeve is 100% handcrafted and made from Horween Austin Calf Leather. The Defy MacBook Sleeve adds uniqueness to the usual laptop sleeve with its professional, elegant style. It is made in the United States and priced at $223. For the MacBook enthusiast on-the-go, check out Defy’s Vicious Messenger Bag.
MAKR MacBook Sleeve
MAKR’s MacBook Sleeve is probably the sleekest design of our selections. Made from Horween Chromexcel Leather, this sleeve provides a clean, professional look for the already-minimal MacBook. The MAKR MacBook Sleeve is hand-sewn with painted edges and priced at $215.