Nomad launches slim leather case for AirPods

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Nomad has debuted their latest accessory, a genuine leather enclosure for AirPods that not only protects the easily-scratched charging case, but makes it look great in the process.

Rugged Case is a two-part enclosure for your AirPods that keep things slim and is made of Horween leather, a decades old tannery based out of Chicago, known for their exceptional quality. If you've tried any of Nomad's excellent iPhone cases, you should be aware of the leather's look and feel.

One of AirPods' owners biggest complaints to date has not been about any functionality, but the propensity of the charging case to collect copious scratches through normal use. Others have brought cases to market for Apple's diminutive earbuds, but few have taken off with customers.

Nomad Modern Apple Watch Strap, AirPods Rugged Case, and iPhone Rugged Case in black
Nomad Modern Apple Watch Strap, AirPods Rugged Case, and iPhone Rugged Case in black

While we haven't tried out Nomad's Rugged Case for AirPods yet, at first blush it appears to be a big step up from the bulky and stiff AirSnap from Twelve South, that retails for the same price.

Stay tuned for our hands of the Rugged Case in the coming days.

Nomad's Rugged Case for AirPods is available for preorder now for $29.95 with orders heading out the door on November 15th.