Tomorrow at 8 AM sharp, the 3G iPhone will be available for purchase. And, as we all know by now, it's half price! The fabulous phone, iPod, and internet all rolled into one starts at just $199. I paid more for my Blackberry Pearl 6 months ago.
Designers (or rather market and business analysts of brand labels) realize that capitalizing on the technology craze is key for the survival of their brands. Ergo, designer cell phone accessories.
“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” Right on, Coco Chanel. What is happening now is that our cell phones need cases. Get this chic white leather Chanel cell phone case for $340 at bluefly.com.
You can get pretty much any gadget Swarovski'd at letscrystalit.com. Snap-on faceplates include hard plastic plates designed with Swarovski crystals of your choice that attach to the front, back, and sides of the phone. Prices range from $159.95 for the most basic to $440 if you want to design your own.
If you want to play with the big boys, go for Goldstriker's exclusive world's first 24kt gold and diamond Apple iPhone 3G. Don't worry – 3G doesn't equal 3 grand for the phone. You can get this walking "please jump me" sign for just $2,000. I blew up the teeny tiny Apple logo so you can see what you'll be spending your rent money on this month.
Last, but certainly never least, Louis Vuitton had to be in on the game. eLuxury.com has quite a few different LV cell phone charms. Our fave, however, is the monogrammed multi-colored cell phone strap. Get yours for $230.