The cigarette smoking bachelor can look more VIP with a cigarette case. They have been around for a couple of centuries, and add a little panache to your favorite ash.
They can also protect your cigarettes from being crushed better than the packaging in which they originally came. (See, I didn’t end the sentence with a preposition. There are benefits to an education).
Don’t smoke? Well, you can repurpose the cigarette case to hold business cards, and pass them out with a flair to be remembered.
Myself, I prefer the Victorian designed cases.
Here is a good example: