Now that the new Apple Watch models are out, companies are shipping new bands for any fashion sense. Here are the top picks for our favorite Apple Watch bands.
The Apple Watch is a fantastic companion, thanks to its health-forward features. And, because you spend all day wearing it, there's a good reason to invest in a band you like.
Whether looking for improved comfort and durability or catering to different occasions and activities, a new band offers benefits beyond aesthetics. If you're considering a band switch, here are some of our favorites.
Sport Band by Nomad
Apple Watch owners can enhance their smartwatch's appearance and match their active lifestyle with the Nomad Sport Band. This accessory has a contemporary and athletic design that is perfect for both intense exercise and everyday use.
Made from FKM fluoroelastomer rubber, it is lightweight and breathable, ensuring all-day comfort. To ensure security, the band has an interior ventilation system and a low-profile pin-and-tuck closure mechanism.
Additionally, it comes in a variety of over 10 colors, allowing users to personalize their Apple Watch to match their style preferences. Moreover, this band is 100% waterproof, making it suitable for various outdoor activities and ensuring durability in challenging conditions.
The Nomad Sport Band is available from Nomad for $60.
Modern Slim Band by Nomad
The Modern Slim Band by Nomad is a stylish option for those who want a new look for their Apple Watch. This Apple Watch band is made from untreated vegetable-tanned leather from a well-respected American tannery. As the band ages, it develops a unique patina that adds charm. The custom-designed hardware, made from polished 316 stainless steel, complements the band's classic appearance.
Due to the use of natural leather, there may be slight variations in color from one band to another, adding a touch of individuality to each piece.
The Nomad Modern Slim Band costs $56, and is available in both black and natural leathers.
Bounce Band by Casetify
The Casetify Bounce Band is a great accessory for both everyday wear and high-intensity workouts. Its high-quality FKM fluoroelastomer rubber material ensures durability and comfort, while the geometrically shaped ventilation channels improve breathability. The band is resistant to water, sweat, oil, extreme temperatures, and sunlight, making it a reliable choice no matter what conditions you face. Plus, it's easy to clean and maintain, so you can keep it looking fresh even after heavy use.
With its focus on comfort, durability, and easy maintenance, the Casetify Bounce Band offers a practical and reliable choice for Apple Watch users seeking a dependable accessory for their daily activities.
The Bounce Band is available from Casetify for $72 and comes in orange, black, and sand.
Leather Strap by Torro
The Torro Leather Strap for Apple Watch is a functional and stylish accessory that combines classic and modern elements. It is crafted from genuine cowhide leather and features a durable stainless-steel buckle, which ensures longevity. The strap is hypoallergenic, providing comfort to wearers with sensitive skin. Moreover, the inner watch strap is lined with soft calfskin leather, offering extra comfort and protection against allergies.
Available in two size options, the Torro Leather Strap caters to different wrist sizes, with the larger strap suitable for wrist sizes ranging from 6.7 inches to 8.4 inches, and the smaller strap accommodating wrist sizes from 6.6 inches to 8.2 inches.
The Leather Strap is available from Torro for $57, and comes in black with red stitching, dark brown, and red.
Watch Strap by Bellroy
The Watch Strap by Bellroy presents an updated design aimed at enhancing both fit and band security for Apple Watch users. This carefully crafted strap is designed to seamlessly complement the curves of the Apple Watch, offering a secure and comfortable wearing experience.
Made from premium, eco-tanned leather, this strap develops a unique patina over time, adding character to your accessory. Its combination of flexible polymer and textured underside not only ensures stability and durability but also reduces sweat build-up, providing practicality alongside style.
The Watch Strap is available from Bellroy in the colorways Everglade, Terracotta, and Black, and costs $69.
Titan Steel Apple Watch Band by AmazingThing
The Titan Steel Apple Watch Band by AmazingThing offers a polished and functional choice for Apple Watch users. Crafted from 316L stainless steel, this band is designed to stand up against the rigors of daily life.
Its Titan Link Adjustable Clasp ensures both a comfortable and secure fit, making it easy to achieve the perfect wrist size. This band combines style and practicality, making it a versatile choice for Apple Watch enthusiasts.
The Titan Steel Apple Watch Band is available from AmazingThing for $34, and comes in both Black and Silver.
Smoothie Pro Mag Magnetic Watch Band by AmazingThing
The Smoothie Pro Mag Magnetic Apple Watch Band by AmazingThing features an ergonomic, lightweight design with a strong magnetic mechanism to securely fasten your Apple Watch, preventing slipping or sliding during wear.
Crafted from premium liquid silicone, this band incorporates an anti-dust layer for long-lasting durability, making it suitable for all-day wear. The design prioritizes maximum comfort and offers a perfect fit for various wrist sizes, with infinite adjustability to cater to individual preferences.
The Smoothie Pro is available from AmazingThing for $34 and comes in black and gray.
MobyFox offers officially licensed Apple Watch bands from a variety of fandoms. Get bands featuring "Star Wars" characters, Minecraft, or a soccer team.
The bands are generally made from silicone or leather and are priced between $40 and $100. QR codes included in the packaging will add a pre-configured watch face that matches the band.
Check out the entire Moby Fox collection.
Pad & Quill Field Strap
Pad & Quill are known for their premium leather bags and cases, but it also has Apple Watch bands. The Field Strap is a rugged band made with Cordura ballistic nylon with full-grain leather accents.
There are three color options for the exterior nylon: black, charcoal, and green.
Get the Pad & Quill Field Strap for $99.95. It is on sale for $84.96 at the time of publication, with promo code PQ5 knocking another 5% off.
Spigen is a company that tries to cover any and all use cases for Apple Watch owners without breaking the bank. Choose from silicone, nylon, metal, and leather bands in a variety of styles and colors.
Harber London Modern Strap
The Harber London Modern Strap is made from full-grain cowhide leather. It features a custom-made buckle built with high-quality stainless steel.
This strap is available in tan, black, and deep brown. It is about $85 after being converted from British Pounds.
Pitaka Carbon Fiber
The Pitaka Carbon Fiber Apple Watch band is made from 1K carbon fiber and has an adjustable bracelet length. Links can be removed using the same tools for removing steel bracelet links.
The magnetic clasp makes it easy to put on and take off. Choose between modern and retro styling.
Get the Pitaka Carbon Fiber band for $99.99. It is on sale for $79.99 at the time of publication.
Nomad Titanium Band
Nomad makes a grade 2 titanium band with a magnetic clasp. It is a premium alternative to Apple's discontinued steel Apple Watch Link Bracelet.
The bracelet can be purchased to fit any size Apple Watch and the tool for adjusting length is included. DLC coating provides extreme scratch resistance.
Get the Nomad Titanium Band for $300 in silver or black.
Keep checking back as we will continually evaluate and update this roundup of the best Apple Watch bands you can buy.