No, see the problem herein lies with the fact that your 17.
You like flashy cases. It's human nature.
In a year or two, you should have matured to the point where understated elegance becomes more attractive. When that happens you will begin to like the non cheap plastic ones.
Been there done that. My first case was an Aspire X-Infinity. Which is what inspired my handle... Resembles a generic silver case that got into a car accident with a BMW...
Sexy, no? :P