There's nothing more frustrating than watching people spend money on things you think you can make better yourself -- seriously, shave your head, get fat, and there's no way you don't pull off a better Ben Grimm than Michael Chiklis. Grab comp-gear from a guy who took making Things into his own hands: Old Calgary.
From an ex-Apple retail guy who figured he could do a better job making electronics sleeves than his employer, Old Calgary's Florida studio hand-makes high-quality, casually luxurious homes for everything from iPhones and iPads, to laptops, to the device that's going to make book-burning so much more difficult in the future, the Kindle. Envisioning a very specific product, the maker exhaustively searched for the right material, finally settling on wool felt procured from a Boston operation that imports the stuff from Germany; the former fur is waterproof, fuzz-free, and, when the light hits it just right, apparently quite "luminous", also how the sheep it came from's gossipy friends described it after a romantic encounter with the shepherd. Currently the offerings come in fetchingly masculine tones like anthracite and concrete, and are all branded with an X, appropriate considering what you'll probably be watching on said electronic device.
Beyond the above, he'll do custom orders for "just about anything", including sunglasses cases, keyboard sleeves, and portfolio covers, and in the next few months he'll also start stitching leather goods like wallets and seriously handsome messengers -- though once you're fat, bald, and penis-less, you'll have nothing left to look Fantastic for.