The packaging that the case came in was plain, but overall pretty protective. It first the case seemed that it'd come in a metal or hard plastic material with an actual mirror. Instead, I received a clear case with a silicone like feel to it, and the mirroring of the case turning out to be a mirrored print on the inside of the case. The case is still overall very pretty and protective. The only downside is that the gems don't seem to be attached with anything other than hot-glue or superglue and I'm afraid they will fall off and end up looking tacky. Other than that, I really like this case.