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Twelve South's BookBook and Journal leather cases arrive for the iPhone 7

Venerable accessory maker Twelve South has introduced two new cases for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The first is an updated version of the company's BookBook case, while the second is the all-new Journal case. Both leather cases also act as wallets, holding cash, cards, and ID along with your iPhone.

Twelve South (opens in new tab) on the Journal:

Presenting Journal for iPhone, our finest, most luxurious iPhone case ever. Wrap your hand around this handsome folio and all you feel is the warmth of full-grain, hardwearing leather. Even the composite shell that holds iPhone has a beautifully crafted leather inlay. Like a fine pair of shoes, this case will only get better with age.

New in the BookBook case for iPhone 7 are upgraded card slots meant to prevent stretching and pilling, a new spine design, and a darker interior finish. The leather component of the BookBook is also removable, leaving your iPhone inside a protective thin shell case.

You can get the BookBook for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in black and brown for $59.99 (opens in new tab), while the Journal is available in Black and Cognac for $69.99 (opens in new tab).

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.

5 Comments
  • I like how Journal looks, but it isn't clear if apple pay works with this case on.
  • Very good point......
  • I have a BookBook case for my iPhone 6, and love it. I asked Twelve South exactly the same question for the BookBook, and they said that Apple Pay works fine with the case on. You could ask them directly, but I would bet that Journal does work with Apple Pay.
  • Journal looks exactly the same as the iPulse Leather , you can visit ipulsecases c0m
    if you go to amazon , you will find out it has over 200 perfect reviews . and it came out 3 months earlier than Bookbook
    The APPLE PAY works with iPulse
  • Twelve South are good .... I still have the charging stands they sell..... and i expect their all in one wallets are no worse... But it's not for, me I just can't used to them...