This $5000 Louis Vuitton iPhone 7 case will make you lose faith in humanity

If you think iPhones are overpriced, just wait until you see the latest Louis Vuitton merchandise for the Apple flagship of 2016.

The luxury fashion house premiered a brand new line of cases called "Eye-Trunk" which can make your iPhone look like a leather trunk. Why, you ask? Because the company started off as a luggage designer in the 19th century, and these cases are devised to pay tribute to its origins.

The most "affordable" case of the Eye Trunk line is the traditional Monogram version and its color variations. They cost $1,180 for the smaller iPhone 7 and $1,250 for the larger 7 Plus model. 

However, the obvious jewel of the crown here is the Eye-Trunk in "precious Golden crocodile leather". It has a higher retail price than your handset and kidney combined, respectively selling for $5,050 and $5,500 for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.

While I can't claim that I'm at the avant-garde of high fashion, I'll dare to express my personal opinion on the design of these lavish accessories. The back sides of these cases look quite alright (some of my colleagues strongly disagreed), although I do like the classic Monogram style the best. However, we all agreed that the front side looks underwhelming, to say the least.

As these are premium items with more than premium pricetags, they are not available for online orders - potential customers have to call the company for more information. If you have a boatload of cash to spare and are interested in what you see, visit Louis Vuitton's website for more information.

source: Louis Vuitton via SlashGear

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iPhone 7
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 1960 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 7 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
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1. maherk

Posts: 7007; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

We're in 2017, and companies are still allowed to kill animals only to use their skin.

4. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

To some people, social status is above all.

5. androiduser

Posts: 513; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

Ikr, yet somehow if you torture or kill a pet you will go to jail but f**k all those animals that get tortured and killed for their skin and furr

6. Landon

Posts: 1247; Member since: May 07, 2015

...or how poachers broke into a French zoo and killed a white rhino and stole his horn. This world is f***ed up.


Posts: 654; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

Pretty soon, when Planet X or the Aliens or Quantum robots or whatever arrives, they're probably going to kill us all and use us for our skins. That's life. So enjoy grazing this Earth of barbaric human natures, and flawed systems of endless corporate greed. One day soon we may have the final privilege to meet our overlords. The sad thing is, when they come, it will be hard to blame them for sending us back to the realm of spirits...

17. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Don't let my GreenMan ID fool you, I'm no environmentalist or animal right activist... But... When I wonder what it'd be like if someone try to kill me merely and solely for my skin, everything becomes crystal clear... So... If I can't understand pain and suffering of someone, I just put myself in their shoes for a moment... Like they say; with age comes wisdom...! This, gentlemen, is the perfect strategy to kill the racist, sadist and bully inside yourself... The beast within... Oh well, G'Day!

30. lyndon420

Posts: 6868; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Everytime I kill an insect for bothering me, or simply just for existing, I become saddened - oh boy look at me...I'm so sensitive lol.

39. TerryTerius unregistered

It is weird to me that anyone would actively be against a healthy environment or treating animals well. I'm not saying you are, I just can't recall ever coming across someone who was opposed to the idea of taking care of the planet.

26. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

All to make a case that doesn't even look good to boot, SMH!

2. fyah_king unregistered

Make it 100k then we can talk.:)

13. Youraveragejoe

Posts: 134; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

Sure. I'll sell you one.

3. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

This will cost your whole family's kidneys.

32. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

34. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Oh my........

7. Bernoulli

Posts: 4362; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

intereted in what you see, visit Louis Vuitton's website for more information. Hey author, spellcheck! correct it please :)

14. combatmedic870

Posts: 986; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Interested. Spell check!

8. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Ugly as f**k.....

9. DefinitiveKid

Posts: 264; Member since: May 15, 2013

And somehow, these stupid luxury accessories are always ugly af

27. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

because it's to show off that you have more money than brain..

35. TerryTerius unregistered

Or, they just like the case and dropping 5 grand doesn't mean much of anything to them.

10. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1844; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I'll stick with the drivers...

11. ph00ny

Posts: 2067; Member since: May 26, 2011

More and more this site seems like an ad more than actual articles being written

33. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Hence why you should never visit it without uBlock Origin enabled.

12. kerginaldo17 unregistered

These cases are ugliest I saw.

16. senseiJ

Posts: 172; Member since: May 02, 2015

This is the best LV can sell? laughable.

18. liberalsnowflake

Posts: 273; Member since: Feb 24, 2017

Fk lv and their heartless over reach buyers. Rich people are one of the worst people on the face of humanity

19. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

"Rich people are one of the worst people on the face of humanity" English that awful deserves a medal! Oh.....and generalizing people because they have more money than you is retarded.

20. ph00ny

Posts: 2067; Member since: May 26, 2011

Seriously? Rich people are bad because they have money? Lot of them support in good causes. How do you think some of these non-profit organization get their big funds?

28. aegislash

Posts: 1528; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

I'd have to say that even the ones who don't use their money to support good causes aren't bad either. Nobody is entitled to do good with their money just because they have it. You earn it, spend it on whatever you like. Sure, it'd be nice to see more wealthy people contributing to good causes...but eh, what they do with their money is their own business.

36. TerryTerius unregistered

I'm not sure I can 100% agree with that. Especially since many wealthy people are using their money to extract even more wealth from the less well-off. I'm not a Christian, but there's a reason greed is looked at as the worst sin by so many people and the Bible warns about worshipping material wealth and goods. To be frank, I think we have to answer a fundamental question as a species. Are we just a bunch of individuals on this rock in space who should put ourselves first and foremost, or are do we have a moral responsibility to help one another and uplift everyone? To be frank, the implications of the former make me extremely uncomfortable.

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