There are plenty of options out there for powering your iPhone or iPad. But sometimes a plain old white or black cable won’t do the job. If you’re in need of some more style, we’ve rounded up the best (and coolest) looking Apple-certified MFi Lightning cables out there. We have highlighted many different manufacturers that use a variety of materials such as fabric, leather and nylon to deliver a unique look to help you standout from the crowd. Head below for our top picks.
ChargeCords 5-ft. Braided Fabric Lightning Cables: $19 via Etsy
What you need to know: This fabric braided option from ChargeCords is one of our favorite designs that we’ve seen. The bright and cheery colors are a nice change from the traditional drab solid hue of most cables on the market.
Nexcon 3-ft. Braided Fabric and Aluminum Lightning Cables: $14 Prime shipped via Amazon
What you need to know: Nexcon’s thick braided cables are design to be ultra-tough highlighted by bright and cheery colors. Available in orange or black, these cables are very highly-rated on Amazon.
Anker 3-ft. Braided Nylon Lightning Cables: $16 Prime shipped via Amazon
What you need to know: Anker is widely regard as one of the top third-party cable and accessory makers for Apple products. We often feature that power bank products on 9to5Toys and have found them to be high in quality. The matching colors will go great with your iPhone or iPad.
F-Color 6-ft. Nylon Braided Fabric Lightning Cables: $13 via Amazon
What you need to know: F-Color’s braided cable’s are amongst our favorite that we found during our search for the coolest MFi options. They are offer bright colors with matching connectors on each end. Rated 4.2/5 stars.
Foxnovo 2-ft. 2-in-1 Lightning/microUSB illuminated cable: $19 via Amazon
What you need to know: Foxnovo has created a jack-of-all trades cables that can handle most any popular handheld device. The illuminated cable makes it easy to find and also serves as a nightlight.
Comma Chargers 6-ft. Braided Fabric Lightning Cables: $23 via Amazon
What you need to know: Comma Chargers can be found on Etsy and are based out of Philadelphia, PA. At six feet it is one of the longer cables in our round-up, the braided design promises “durable built to last quality.”
JUMP 2-in-1 Lightning Cable + Battery Booster: $50 via Amazon
What you need to know: Provides 30% extra power to your device, charges automatically and weighs just 42g. Available in multiple colors.
Charger Lease Lightning Cable: from $30 via Charging Lease
What you need to know: Charger Lease helps keep your device safe or to remember to not leave it behind by setting off an alarm when your iPhone or iPad is unplugged. Available in different varieties.
Tera Grand 4-ft. Braided Nylon Lightning Cables: $18 via Etsy
What you need to know: Tera Grand is another Etsy brand, its Lightning cables are made from nylon as opposed to fabric found in other options in this roundup. Includes a one-year warranty.
JUICIES+ with Lightning Connector 4-ft. Cable: $29 via JUICIES
What you need to know: These MFi cables feature iPhone-matching colors with a tangle free woven cord. Solid aluminum casings surround the connectors on each end.
Kyte&Key Leather WHIP Lightning Cables: $79 via Kyte&Key
What you need to know: Kyte&Key’s Leather WHIP cables are the most unique but also the highest priced in our roundup. The above photo says it all when it comes the design, the added attention to detail is going to look good in any situation but particularly a luxury car. If price doesn’t matter, this is certainly worth a look.