8 Best Apple AirPods Cases (2023): Retro, Quirky, and Spam

Lately, some of us on the WIRED Gear team have been obsessing over AirPods cases. Not just any old cases, we’re talking about ones that look like sneakers, candy, luggage, cell phones, even tins of Spam, allowing us to show off our personalities. Yes, I really do love Spam so much that I’d carry a can on my person at all times. Are these cases as charming, durable, and protective in person as they appear online? To find out, we tested several across Apple’s earbuds lineup. These are our favorite eccentric cases for the standard AirPods (first, second, and third generation) and the AirPods Pro (first and second generation). We’ll be continuing to test more over the coming months.

Be sure to check out our many other buying guides, including the Best iPhone 14 Cases and Accessories, Best iPad Accessories, Best Wireless Earbuds, and Best MacBook Accessories.

Medea Giordano and Julian Chokkattu contributed to this guide.

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