One of the best features of the Apple Watch is how easy it is to customise to fit your personal style. Check out the current 10 best Apple Watch bands for men.
Customisation transforms an accessory into something unique so that it reflects your own personal style and helps you stand out from the crowd. One of the Apple Watch’s many attractions is that it’s easy to personalise by using custom bands.
There are loads of bands available to buy, offered by both Apple and other brands. Whether you’re looking to freshen up your style, or you need a specialised material for your active lifestyle, you can find the right band effortlessly.
Here are 10 of the very best bands on the market.
1. Mifa Premium Leather Band
Sometimes simple and classic is the best way to go; this premium leather band from Mifa brings a touch of the traditional to your Apple Watch without breaking the bank. Retailing in 2019 at £21 ($25.50), this band is an investment for the future, but at a significantly lower price than Apple’s own leather offerings. Mifa uses high quality, soft leather which sits comfortably on the wrist while allowing the skin to breathe. You can easily adjust the fit with the classic holes and buckle design. This band is available in three colours to suit your personal taste and your particular Apple Watch.
2. Casetify Vegan Leather Strap
If you want to shop more sustainably, this vegan band from Casetify is as comfortable as it is stylish. Made from premium vegan leather, the band is soft and breathable against the skin. This slick band features a magnetic clasp, making it easy to take the watch off and on.
3. Pinhen Stainless Steel Strap
This slick and robust watch strap is a great option for those who want something durable and lightweight. Made from premium stainless steel, the stylish design features a quick link change for adjusting the fit. Waterproof, rust-proof and cool against the wrist. Not only does this offering from Pinhen look the part, but it’s the ideal accessory for a busy lifestyle. Pinhen’s offering will last for years to come – and all for just under £25 ($30.40).
4. XIHAMA Silicone Band
One of the most affordable of our picks and available in eight different colours; this silicone offering from XIHAMA is lightweight, flexible and surprisingly breathable. Silicone is a great choice for those who want to feel like they’re hardly wearing a watch at all. It has a slick, modern appearance which complements the Apple Watch’s design nicely. Choose the colour that suits your own watch and personal style, and enjoy a reliable, slightly elasticated wrist band for under £11 ($13.37)!
5. Monowear Nylon Strap
A rugged and extremely durable strap, this band from Monowear has a multitude of features that justifies £19.99 ($24.31). For starters, the nylon used is high quality and extremely strong, making it a great choice for a busy and active lifestyle. The clean, minimalist design is ideal for dressing down your Apple Watch during casual events, and the stainless-steel buckle is sturdy and rust-proof. For a simple strap that is built to last without being too showy, this is an ideal choice.
6. HUMENN Silicone Strap
If you’re on a budget but still want a dependable, customised watch strap, the sleek silicone bands from HUMENN are a great option. At just £4.99 ($6) each, you could easily buy a few (there are several attractive colours to choose from). You can chop and change according to your mood, outfit and occasion. Designed to be as comfortable as possible against the skin, these straps are great for wearing while both exercising and chilling.
7. Apple Nylon Sport Band
Apple’s own offering is – unsurprisingly – the most expensive option of our list at just under £50 ($60.79). If you want to complement your Apple watch with an accessory that is not only of high quality but also designed by Apple specifically for the job at hand, this is the strap for you.
This nylon band is designed for ‘sports’. Ideal for any kind of exercise or busy lifestyle because of its lightweight and comfortable design. It’s made from two layers of premium nylon, which are tightly knitted to ensure comfort against the skin. Finally, it is finished with a classic loop and hook fitting for adjustability.
8. VIKATech Stainless Steel Strap
This contemporary strap from VIKATech is available in numerous colours and costs less than £15 ($18.24). Made from quality stainless-steel mesh for comfort and convenience; the waterproof strap is cool against the wrist and the magnetic clasp makes it easy to take on and off.
9. Zekapu Silicone Band
If you want a watch band that’s vibrant and helps you express your personality, Zekapu is the best company for the job. They sell a vast range of unique and stylish strap designs for your Apple watch, with some costing as little as £3 ($3.65). Made from soft but strong silicone, the band fits comfortably around the wrist and is super lightweight.
10. JISONCASE Handmade Leather Strap
Jisoncase brings a touch of class to its ‘premium goatskin’ watch band. Allowing you to team vintage style with your uber-modern Apple watch. The handmade piece is made from incredibly durable leather, which is gentle and breathable . Finished with a simple metal clasp, this is the ideal strap for the owner who loves things both simple and sophisticated. Furthermore, it costs a reasonable £25.99 ($31.60).
With so many bands to choose from, you’ll never run out of customisation options. The Apple Watch certainly is an extraordinary piece of technology. No matter who you are, create the ultimate experience and showcase your style with a personalised wristband.
Whichever one you go for from this list, you can be sure you’re getting a high-quality accessory that is as practical as it’s stylish.