MacBook Pro Retina Display Sleeves for 13″ and 15″ Retina can be difficult to find. Not too many Apple accessory brands make them although the ones that do make some great Retina sleeves. Incase was one of the first to make MacBook Pro Retina Display sleeves but many other brands like Hex, ACME made, Booq and Moshi have followed suit.
A MacBook Pro Retina Display sleeve is a great idea as it will provide great drop and scratch protection. We also like MacBook Retina sleeves as it allows you to protect your MacBook when not in use but to also show of your machine completely while in use. In this post we are going to review the 5 best MacBook Pro Retina Display sleeves that are available for both 13″ MacBook Pro Retina Display and 15″ MacBook Pro Retina Display.
1. Booq Taipan Spacesuit MacBook Pro Retina Display Sleeve – The Booq Spacesuit is a great way to protect your MacBook Pro Retina Display as this sleeve is very padded and allows for a near entire zip opening (watch video below). Inside the Spacesuit is equally impressive with a soft non scratch plush interior. The premium metallic zipper stays away from your machine with padded interior zipper guards inside this Retina sleeve. We also like that this sleeve comes with leather interchangeable leather pulls that look great. This sleeve is available for 13″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display and the 15” as well.
2. Hex Westmore MacBook Pro Retina Display Sleeve – More than anything the Hex MacBook Pro Retina Display sleeves are attractive. Made with a custom water resistant woven stripe material the Hex sleeve is also very protective. This sleeve is airport security ready so that you do not have to remove the sleeve when going through security. If you are looking for unique style then definitely check out all the different hex options. The Hex Sleeves are available for 13″ MacBook Pro Retina Display and 15” as well.
3. ACME Made Skinny Sleeve for MacBook Pro Retina Display – This sleeve is unique from the rest in that it is completely zipperless. Although the other have zipper guards, there is still a slight risk a zipper could scratch your MacBook. With the ACME Skinny sleeve you will quickly slide your machine in our out with out dealing with zippers. Your MacBook will secure inside with a colorful elastic band. The tight fit of the case also adds to the security of your MacBook. ACME Skinny sleeve is made of StretchShell neoprene that is both water and stain resistant. We most recommend this sleeve if you want to avoid zippers and stains. The ACME Skinny sleeve is also available for 13″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display and 15″ Retina.
4. Incase Neoprene Sleeve for MacBook Pro Retina Display – Incase was the first to make sleeves and have stuck with the simple design ever since. This sleeve feels is very well padded and has a faux fur lining that keeps your MacBook nice. The great thing about the Incase sleeves is that is comes in so many color options. This sleeve is available for both 13” and 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display.
5. Moshi Codex for MacBook Pro with Retina Display – The Moshi Codex is a case and sleeve hybrid. With the Codex you are able to use your MacBook Pro Retina Display while inside this sleeve. This also the most protective of all the MacBook Pro Retina Display sleeves as inside the Codex is made with a memory foam cushion. This is the sleeve you want your MacBook to be in when you leave it on top of your car or accidentally drop it onto the sidewalk. Your MacBook will also always be protected as you never take your machine out of this cover. The Codex is available for both 13” and 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display.
All of these MacBook Pro Retina Display Sleeves are available with free 2 to 4 day shipping at the links above and our site outfitYOURS.com. To learn more about these different sleeve options we recommend watching our Youtube video comparisons below.
Note – The majority of brands that make retina sleeves make their sleeves to fit similar models as well. For example 13″ Retina MacBook Pro sleeves are generally also made to fit 13″ MacBook Air and 13″ MacBook Pro. Sleeves for 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina display are generally for solely 15″ Retina MacBook Pro and will have a perfect fit.