hese Apple Watch Bands Bring a Customized Look to Your Favorite Gadget

The Apple Watch, in all its iterations, is the most popular smartwatch available today, so it’s no surprise that there’s a great deal of third-party bands to choose from for them. From utilitarian options to fashion-forward offerings, we’ve rounded up some of the coolest Apple Watch bands worth your attention.

Please note that despite their slightly larger cases, the all-new Apple Watch Series 4 models are compatible with all bands on this list. The 40-millimeter variant fits the same bands as the older 38-millimeter Apple Watch, while the 44-millimeter model is compatible with bands for its 42-millimeter predecessors. Apple deserves a hat tip for keeping its latest smartwatches compatible with older bands.

 

Apple Watch Sport Loop Band

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Apple’s own Sport Loop band features a breathable fabric with excellent durability. Lightweight and supremely comfortable (it’s so easy to adjust!), the Sport Loop is available in a multitude of eye-grabbing colors.
The Sport Loop band is available for both Apple Watch case sizes. There are multiple colors to pick from.

 

 

Apple Watch Leather Loop Band​

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The leather loop is one of the most comfortable bands available for the Apple Watch. Handcrafted in Italy, it features a beautiful design and superb tactility. It’s also incredibly easy to adjust.
The splurge-worthy band is available only for the 42- and the 44-millimeter Apple Watch. There are several colors to pick from, including the sweet-looking Cape Cod blue in this image.

 

 

Belkin Sport Apple Watch Band

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The comfy and affordably priced Belkin Sport Apple Watch band is made from high-quality silicone with design ridges for improved air flow during your workouts. The washable band is available for both Apple Watch sizes in various dual-color combinations.

 

 

 

Apple Watch Modern Buckle Band

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The Modern Buckle band pairs particularly nicely with the stainless steel Apple Watch, and it’s available for both the 38/40- and the 42/44-millimeter variants. Available in a multitude of colors, the elegant accessory is crafted using genuine Granada leather from a French tannery.

 

 

 

Hermès Leather Single Tour Apple Watch Band

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The Hermès Single Tour leather band is a true fashion statement, handmade by artisans in France using gorgeous Barenia leather. Available for both Apple Watch sizes, the band has a beautiful stainless steel buckle with Hermès branding.

 

 

 

Shinola Natural Leather Apple Watch Strap

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Handcrafted in the United States, the natural leather Apple Watch strap by Shinola has timeless elegance and superb tactility. The accessory is available for the 42- and the 44-millimeter Apple Watch models.
The strap has a high-quality stainless steel buckle, which sports Shinola’s eye-catching logo. There are more colors to choose from in case you prefer a different finish.