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Pull it out, then snap it back in. Until you slide the stand out and feel how snappily it retracts shut, you can't really appreciate the eloquent way the SmartFlex View for iPhone 5 and 4S/4 ($34.95) employs its discreet stand. The rest of the case is rubberized with a grip, and felt pretty tough. The one pictured above is the Grape/Lavender/Peacock version.
See what I liked the most from my visit to Speck HQ in this gallery: Favorite Speck cases under $40 [Gift Guide 2012].