Better yet, it's available in a ton of color options to suit just about every taste - plus Apple has included some new colors recently too. Not just that, this type of band is generally the most comfortable and lightweight, especially when compared to stainless steel or leather. Hermès Fauve Barenia Leather Single Tour band Expensive One look at the name and you know this is going to be pricey. From what we've seen it's just on the inside of the band. But just like you wear different clothes for different occasions, you owe it to yourself to have a repertoire of bands that suit your mood. The Sport Band sits at the low end of the price spectrum for Apple-made bands, but it's still expensive considering some of the third-party prices. Equipped with a watch tool, you can customize the size to perfectly fit your wrist and if silver doesn't suit you, it's also available in black.
Of course, you can spend more to snag yourself a leather band, but the baseline nylon option suits and better yet, small budgets. Made with American vegetable-tanned leather, the band is said to age gracefully, just like the Apple Watch. Grovemade Leather Band Doesn't ship until September The Grovemade leather band for Apple Watch makes Apple's wearable look even more like a traditional timepiece. Apple Milanese Loop Can snag on arm hairs Possibly the most sought-after Apple Watch band, the attention that the Milanese Loop band receives is warranted. It's also available in a few color options: black, white, and black with fluorescent green detailing.
As is this case with many third-party bands, this one is about half the cost of Apple's version. In fact, there are so many that it's easy to get overwhelmed. The clasping mechanism takes advantage of the dotted design by locking securely into the band. If you want something made by Apple, the comfortable design and reliable clasping mechanism are big benefits of this strap. That's where the leather-clad Classic Buckle band comes in. Paired with the Apple Watch, this is probably one of the slickest bands you can make your own.
Worried about your Apple Watch 4? It might cost a lot, but if you're a watch aficionado, there's not substitute for quality. This is especially important if you workout regularly, you don't want to be wearing a leather or fabric strap to the gym. . Well, because their wrapping style covers up the smart heart rate monitor on Apple's smart wearable. Like the Woven Nylon, the fit here is comfortable and adapts to fit your wrist better over time. At the same price as the Leather Band, owners can get their feet wet with a cool-to-the-touch stainless steel band that ekes elegance and simplicity in its design. This is one of the nicer leather bands that we've seen come from companies outside of Apple, and you can see the.
One of the best things about the Apple Watch is its design - there's no doubting that this wearable is super stylish all on its own. Apple offers up its brushed stainless steel Link Bracelet, but it isn't going to be cheap. Woven with nylon hence the name , these bands feel smooth and comfy, yet durable against the elements and the test of time. There are plenty of options to select from, some solid colors and others are multi-colored, and each joins at a shiny metal clasp that offers an even more secure fit than the Sport Bands. For your money, you're getting industry-leading Hermès design in a band, complete with master-class fabric stitching and leather quality that's unparalleled in the vast batch of Apple Watch bands available. Apple Nike Sport Band Only available in mega-vibrant colors Priced the same as the regular Sport Band, the Nike Sport Band is a bit different in a few ways.
If you have a 40mm watch, you may be looking for the 38mm straps while those with a 44mm Apple Watch 4 will want a 42mm strap from older models. The clasp isn't as intricate as Apple's but it's still comfy and effective, especially considering its much lower price. Apple Leather Loop Not gym-friendly While some might argue that the Woven Nylon band is perfectly presentable, others might be after something that really makes a statement. Although it's made in collaboration with Nike, you won't find much branding here. Thankfully for you, there are lots of Apple Watch bands to choose from. Apple's Woven Nylon variety will suit those looking for something a bit more traditional while still being quite expressive.
You change your clothes everyday, so why not switch up your , , or shiny new band every now and then as well? Rocking a look akin to high-end analog watches, the Link Bracelet possesses a sophisticated sheen that the others don't. This one is a fraction of the price and looks pretty good, too. Apple Sport Band Not the most breathable Apple's own Sport Band is perfect for those with an active lifestyle, as well as those who simply prefer the look and feel of silicon over that of metal or fabric. Build materials aside, this couldn't be any more different than the Milanese Loop. The good news is you don't have to - all the straps in this guide will fit your watch too. That's where we step in. You'll know at first glance if this band is for you, and if it is, you can choose between traditional silver and black options.
This is where Southern Straps shows its stuff. Apple Woven Nylon Can get dirty more easily Now, for something completely different. First off, the design is more aerated than Apple's, which yields a much more breathable experience if you find yourself sweating frequently and profusely. Note: we haven't tested every band on this list, and instead we've listed them from cheapest to most expensive according to prices at time of writing. These are the best Apple Watch bands currently available from both Apple and third-party manufacturers, plus we've put this guide together with a selection of straps at a variety of different price points too.