Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger Review: Wrap Your MagSafe in Luxurious Horween

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The Lowdown

When I first learned of the Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger, I was a bit perplexed. Why would anyone feel the need to wrap their already overpriced charger in leather? Having finally purchased a MagSafe charger, however, I have come to appreciate the added protection and refinement the Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger adds.

Overall
4.5

Pros

  • Adds some finesse to your MagSafe charger
  • Protects MagSafe charger from scratches and scuffs
  • Horween leather is long-lasting and gets a gorgeous patina over time

Cons

  • Requires you to provide your own MagSafe charger
  • It’s pricy
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As I noted in my recent review of Moment’s MagSafe mount accessories, I’ve recently developed an appreciation for Apple’s MagSafe charging system. Those mounts do a great job of holding your iPhone, but they don’t address the need to charge your iPhone while it’s mounted. The Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger does.

Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger

Nomad‘s Leather Cover is a simple accessory. While it doesn’t functionally change your charging experience, it does make it more aesthetically pleasing.

Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger

The Leather Cover is made from the Horween leather Nomad is famous for using in many of their products.

Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger

It looks great right out of the box and, over time, will develop a lovely patina. This is what it looks like after 100 days of use.

Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger

The inside of the Leather Cover has a felt lining that will keep your MagSafe charger looking new.

Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger

When the MagSafe is inserted, the ubiquitous white circle gains a bit of personality.

Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger

It works both with and without a protective case.

 

Nomad has this to say about the $24.95 Leather Cover:

Designed to give your MagSafe Charger a classic, yet bold new look, Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger combines a leather exterior with a soft microfiber interior. Made from minimally treated, vegetable-tanned leather from one of America’s oldest tanneries, Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger is designed to beautifully patina with time, creating a MagSafe charging experience unique to you.

When I first learned of the Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger, I was a bit perplexed. Why would anyone feel the need to wrap their already overpriced charger in leather? Having finally purchased a MagSafe charger, however, I have come to appreciate the added protection and refinement the Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger adds.

Do you need an accessory like this? Nope. But, having tried the Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger, I can see why there is a market for a product like this. I love the fact that it looks so good next to the brown Nomad case I’m using with my phone.

The Nomad Leather Cover for MagSafe Charger retails for $24.95; it is available directly from the manufacturer.

Source: Manufacturer supplied review sample

What I Like: Adds some finesse to your MagSafe charger; Protects MagSafe charger from scratches and scuffs: Horween leather is long-lasting and gets a gorgeous patina over time

What Needs Improvement: Requires you to provide your own MagSafe charger: It’s pricy

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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.