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kate spade new york Canvas Kindle Cover (Fits Kindle Keyboard), the importance of being earnest

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  • Designed exclusively for Kindle by kate spade new york (fits 6" display, latest generation Kindle).
  • High-quality coated canvas exterior shields your Kindle from the elements and protects its screen when not in use.
  • Special design details include spade logo on spine, "kate spade new york publishing" on the back cover, and graphic book stripe cotton lining.
  • Hinge system holds Kindle securely in place, compatible only with 6" display, latest generation Kindle.
  • Designed exclusively for Kindle by kate spade new york (Fits Kindle Keyboard).
  • Hinge system holds Kindle securely in place, compatible only with Kindle Keyboard.
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Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
  • ASIN: B003UYV1JM
  • Item model number: PWRU1745
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)
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  • Date first available at November 2, 2010
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Kate Spade Covers for Kindle

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The hinge system keeps your Kindle securely in place. View larger

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The Importance of Being Earnest Kindle cover

kate spade new york has re-imagined a few of their favorite titles and crafted them into clever book covers (that should not be left on the shelves). Tuck your Kindle into this artistic interpretation of "The Importance of Being Earnest," featuring original artwork from the in-house design team at kate spade new york. The lightly padded interior features a slip pocket and a hinge system that's specially designed to attach your Kindle to its cover, keeping it securely stowed and protected in the utmost of style. Item comes boxed.

About kate spade new york

kate spade new york was founded in 1993 with six simple handbags that shook up what had been a quiet accessories category. Nearly two decades and a handbag revolution later, wit and playful sophistication are hallmarks of everything "kate spade new york," a world that now includes handbags, accessories, jewelry, shoes, apparel, eyewear, hosiery, tabletop, stationery, fragrance and now—specially designed covers for Kindle.

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1.0 out of 5 stars Do not buy--breaks your Kindle September 15, 2011
I received this case as a gift along with a Kindle (new generation) for Christmas 2010. It's cute but when my Kindle stopped working just a couple of weeks after I bought it the Amazon/Kindle customer service rep I spoke to said that it was probably this case that broke it and that they've see it happen before. I guess the reason is the hinges that fit into the side of the Kindle?
Anyway, they refunded the cost of the case, which was lovely, and I bought one that just holds the Kindle in at the corners with elastic and works just fine. But if this case was indeed responsible for breaking my Kindle as the Kindle service rep claimed, it probably shouldn't be sold any longer.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
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I have the The Importance of Being Earnest one, and I just love this cover--it's stylish, bright, and fun, and I have received so many compliments. It's a real conversation starter.

The canvas is coated on the outside to keep it clean, but uncoated on the inside, which I really like. It's soft and it doesn't collect dirt and dust that could scratch my Kindle like some inner covers do. I've had it for two months and have used it heavily and it hasn't gotten dirty at all. The left side has two pockets, which I find very convenient.

This cover keeps the Kindle in place with the hinge system, something I didn't know about prior to purchase. Your Kindle comes with two little slots on the left side that allow for two little "hooks" to latch on to keep it in place. It took me a few minuted to figure out how to get the Kindle in there and get it adjusted just so, so but once I figured it out, I loved it! it keeps the Kindle very secure and straight, and it doesn't wiggle around it all. It's relatively easy to get the Kindle back out again, though I did notice that if you do not put your Kindle in correctly, it will be a little crooked and loose. I received a customer service email from Amazon not long after I purchased this cover advising me to not let the Kindle hang solely from the hooks, as it will damage them, which is just a matter of common sense.

This cover is slightly thicker than my M-Edge cover and slightly padded, but it provides plenty of security for the Kindle. Unlike other covers, the front flap doesn't fold back all the way, so you have to read the Kindle like you would with a normal book, propped open with two covers. This was a little bit of an adjustment for me, as I really enjoyed reading it with either hand, but certainly not a deal breaker.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kate Spade Kindle Cover February 21, 2013
This was the longest I had ever waited for a package to arrive from Amazon, but it was worth it. I really like how the Kindle clips into the case and has the extra storage in the sleeves.
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4.0 out of 5 stars The Importance of Being AWESOME February 3, 2011
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So after weeks of debating whether or not to buy this cover (The Importance of Being Earnest is my favorite play and purple/red are my favorite colors), I finally broke down and got it after it went on sale. Let me tell you, this cover is freaking adorable. The hinges also are very secure and wiggle far less than the Amazon cover. I haven't had any freezing/rebooting issues so far, but I'll update if I do. I love that this cover has two pockets on the inside cover, which are great for storing spare cash, travel things (tickets, passport, etc.), and other stuff like that. Also, it does fold back completely flat, though it also has the right feel/stiffness for reading it open like a traditional book. It doesn't add much weight to the Kindle and it feels like holding a medium-sized paperback in terms of heft. The coating on the canvas seems to be very easily cleaned in case of spills, as well.

The only reason I gave this four stars instead of five is because I wish there was a way to keep it closed While in my bag (though that really isn't a major issue in practice), and that the cover has a bit of a vinyl smell to it (which actually is gradually going away now that it's in the open air).
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great case.... July 11, 2011
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kate spade new york Canvas Kindle Cover (Fits 6" Display, Latest Generation Kindle), the great gatsby
I've had my "Great Gatsby" cover for about a month now and I'm quite thrilled with it. Love, love, love Kate Spade across the board and I am always pleased with her things. I've seen some other reviews where the integrity of the latch was questioned, but I've carried this with me every day for a month and haven't had any issues. I actually like that the cover is coated because it's much more durable this way. I was concerned that the yellow might show a lot of dirt but it's still looking good and I can wipe any smudges off. I also scotch-guarded the inside to keep it from taking on stains. The only reason I've given it 4 stars is because of the cost; I'm so glad I was able to get mine when the price was temporarily reduced because it's tough to think about paying almost as much for the cover as I did for the Kindle itself. This is definitely great quality and a sturdy case; if it's in your price-range, I can absolutely recommend it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love my Kate Spade Kindle cover November 10, 2012
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I have to say I was little unsure of this cover. I had had 3 Amazon Lighted covers and they destroyed 4 Kindles, so I finally sent the lighted cover back and decided to get the Kate Spade cover instead and I was worried that the hinge system would cause the same problems as the lighted cover, but since the hinges are plastic there is no metal touching anything to create any kind of short. It is a gorgeous cover, I have had it for a month now and have had absolutely no problems with my Kindle. I love that it has pockets, they are so handy! It is very well constructed and stands up to a lot! I pretty much take my Kindle with me everywhere I go so it is constantly getting shoved in to my purse. I also always eat and read and I have spilled on the outside and the inside and it just wipes right off. Excellent cover! I have the Importance of Being Earnest cover and I love the colors! They are so vibrant. I am looking forward to many years of use from my cover!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Like it but...
This cover is really cute and sturdy and I've gotten many compliments. Sometimes though, my kindle does show a huge black bar across the screen when I check my menu but disappears... Read more
Published 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
1.0 out of 5 stars Broke my Kindle!
While the cover is nice to look at, it's entirely useless since it broke my Kindle. I have contacted both Amazon and Kate Spade, neither of whom was willing to offer any help... Read more
Published 20 months ago by Delilah Hinman
5.0 out of 5 stars FUN & FUNCTIONAL!
It's hard to find a really cute Kindle cover and I love the idea of an actual book title cover. This is made for the older Kindle with keyboard, BUT I retrofitted my NEW Kindle... Read more
Published 20 months ago by FloMomma
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely
I love the design but unfortunately I had to return it because it didnt fit my Kindle Paperwhite, so sad!
Published 22 months ago by Maria Fernanda Urena
5.0 out of 5 stars perfect
read some reviews saying it broke their kindle?
mine is still alive and kicking, and looks much prettier!
Published 22 months ago by Rachel
Published 22 months ago by Isabella
5.0 out of 5 stars Very stylish
Love this kindle cover. I was impressed by the price for something that has "Kate Spade" labeled on it. Read more
Published 23 months ago by Kristen
1.0 out of 5 stars Ordered from as the Kindle is an early purchase as a US...
I have not returned it as (a) I did not keep delivery paperwork and (b) may possibly update kindle with UK model which will fit the cover.
Published 23 months ago by T J Stedman
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Kindle (keyboard model) cover.
This is a great Kindle (keyboard model) cover. I would recommend this and would buy again. Great holiday gift this time of year.
Published 24 months ago by M. McCabe
5.0 out of 5 stars SHARP COVER!
Love this cover - as I do most of Spade's covers for various items. This is classy, fun and "literate" besides. Read more
Published on October 19, 2013 by LittleTank
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