Remember when everyone was obsessed with dresses having pockets? It could be the world's most boring dress, cut poorly with no redeeming qualities, except, hold it, the dress has pockets! The only reason I bring this up is because, thanks to this very accessory, the need for pockets is obsolete. Meet the phone strap: Part nerdy, part chic, the phone strap comes in a variety of lengths and aesthetics. Some are purely ornamental and reminiscent of something you'd string together at summer camp. Others feel fit for rappelling down the side of a mountain with a rigorous lock on your most prized possession. Whatever your reason for embracing the phone strap, why not try accessorizing the item you never leave home without?
Phone straps are just as personal as your preference for phone cases. While practicality rules for some, others are just a little something to make checking endless emails for enjoyable. For this round up, we're casting a wide net so there's a phone strap for everybody who's ready to take on a hands-free day. Read on for phone straps fit for all sorts of occasions. Dressy phone straps? You bet. Forget the pocket obsession of the 2010s and go hands-free with these 13 picks.
Phone all dressed up with nowhere to go? Take your pearl obsession to another level with this sophisticated strap ready to pair with any phone. Don't forget to coordinate with your mask chain, too.
Leave it to jewelry's darling, Roxanne Assoulin, to come up with a phone strap that's part bracelet, part selfie accessory. Bonus: This is an easy way to keep track of your phone when you drop it into the abyss of your oversized tote.
If you dress more on the neutral side, try a phone strap made of wooden beads. The white accent near the case keeps things interesting. Leave your purse at home by tucking your card into the back of the included case. A total win win.
Let's assume you're a phone strap lover ready to invest in something quality? Meet Lindquist's leather crossbody phone case with a built-in pocket. The mini-bag comes in a variety of spot-on hues.
You're committed to the crossbody phone case lifestyle and want the flexibility to switch out your cord from time to time? Xou Xou has you covered. The look is perfect for bike rides and long walks without the hindrance of a purse.
This beaded option from Hay makes a statement in the most Scandi way. The phone holder's subtle patterning makes it ideal for pairing with fancier outfits that don't come with pockets.
Bonbonwhims makes accessories with tons of personality (and a big celebrity following). This wrist phone chain doubles as a good luck charm. That, or a reminder that everything's up to fate. The site does advise against using the chain as anything other than ornamental.
This option comes with a matching phone case ready for adventure. Pictured here on a beach walk, the strap makes for a companion when you're in too many layers to fish for your phone or wearing just a swimsuit.
Leave it to Etsy to have totally customizable options. This version comes in raspberry or tan with either a thin or wide strap. The phone case component is available in almost every iPhone available.
Into the trend, but not in the market to spend $50? Fair enough. Try things out with this genius beaded strap that connects to any pre-existing phone case for the ultimate flexibility. Bead colors can be mixed and matched. Bonus, there's a deal for two chains, perfect for matching best friends.
Here's another pearl option, even more lux than the first. This thin strand of pearls from the beloved jewelry designer, Éliou, is perfectly chic.
Available in six different colors, this chain is a simple way to accessorize even the most boring of outfits. The hook clips in behind any phone case for easy set up.
Why choose? This phone strap is a perfect combination of what makes a beaded phone strap such a fun time.