This Cross-Body Phone Case Is Seriously Changing Our Lives

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We can’t even begin to count the minutes of our lives we’ve wasted digging around in our bags for our phone. Hours? Days? Regardless, we’re sick of it. We want to keep our phone somewhere safer than our back pocket, where it might fall out and crack or end up a squashed victim of our careless sitting. How dare we, right?

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Let Us introduce our favorite new accessory that solves our phone storage woes. Bandolier’s Emma iPhone Crossbody Case is a life-changer. It’s a phone case, it’s a bag, it’s a bird, it’s a plane! Okay, so maybe not the latter two, but that’s okay since we want to keep this crossbody case close to us rather than up in the clouds. We do consider it to be its own kind of superhero, though.

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See it: Get Bandolier’s Emma iPhone Crossbody Case for $88 from Nordstrom!

This multifunctional leather case is chicer than any of our old plastic or silicone cases that break and fade in what seems like no time at all. It holds our phone tightly, and its removable cross-body strap lets us carry it around as we would a purse! Our phone hangs safely at our sides so we can easily reach down and swing it up to our face when we need to answer a text, make a call, take a selfie or go for a quick game (or 20) of Candy Crush.

The cross-body strap is not only removable, but it’s adjustable too! No need to worry about our height, or lack thereof, coming into play, as we can customize the length to fit just right. This could also be very useful if we want to layer bags, so we can keep our phone up and above everything else.

This case leaves the camera lens of our phone exposed so we don’t have to deal with taking it out of the case (and probably dropping it) every time we want to snap a photo, which is pretty often. No more “missing that perfect shot” because we can’t access our phone camera quickly enough! Even better? This stylish case will be in every mirror selfie we take! Check our feeds for an increasing amount of outfit-of-the-day posts.

This case not only holds our phone, but it has a snapback cover for concealing cards and cash too! The snap-button, along with the rest of the case’s hardware, is a stunning silver. Sometimes we don’t need to carry all of our stuff around at once and only need a few essentials: an ID, a credit card and some bills. With this crossbody-case, we can leave the big bag at home. This is especially practical for traveling, commuting or just running a quick errand in town.

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See it: Get Bandolier’s Emma iPhone Crossbody Case for $88 from Nordstrom!

Shoppers are calling this the “best accessory [they’ve] ever owned,” loving the convenience and the look of their new “bag.” Many are big fans of the leather strap, loving how it’s soft but extremely durable. One shopper said they expected it to outlast their phone itself! Another shopper raved about how “stylish” and “sleek” the case is, and how they can’t go a day without at least five people asking them about it. So, this case is also a conversation-starter. Small talk just became a breeze!

Since this case essentially functions as a bag, it’s more “fashion” than “forgettable.” We can style the rest of our outfit and accessories based on this case! The black leather is simple enough that it will never look out of place, but we can dress a certain way to prominently feature it.

We can match our belt and shoes to the color of the case, or maybe our whole outfit. We all have (and will fiercely defend) our wear-allblackeverything days. We also like the idea of wearing a colorful outfit instead, making this piece the dark anti-pop that pulls it all together.

We know the question on everyone’s mind. There are so many differently-sized iPhones out there; will this case actually fit our phones? This Bandolier case is currently available in two sizes that accommodate multiple sizes of iPhones. One can fit an iPhone 6, 6s, 7 or 8. The other can fit an iPhone 6, 6s, 7 or 8 Plus. The bigger size is almost completely sold out, so don’t wait around too long!

This cross-body case is the kind of reinvention we love to see in fashion. It seems so obvious, and yet we never see people wearing one. This is our chance to not only be trend-setters but to experience the cool convenience for ourselves! It’s a win-win. Our favorite kind of win.

See it: Get Bandolier’s Emma iPhone Crossbody Case for $88 from Nordstrom! Not your style? Check out other electronic and tech accessories from Nordstrom!

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