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The 24 Best Leather Apple Watch Bands

By January 4, 2021No Comments
The 24 Best Leather Apple Watch Bands

If you’re tired of the leather Apple Watch bands that the tech giant in Cupertino with fruit for its logo has to offer, like I am, perhaps you might want to discover some of the best 3rd party alternatives. These apple watch leather bands provide a different, classy and stylish look beyond what you’ll find most Apple Watch wearers sporting on their wrists. They give your Apple Watch a completely different appearance, allowing you to match your watch with a stylish suit, summer dress, or any other type of formal or casual outfit.

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Thus, you’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of quality leather strap options to improve the look of your Apple Watch without breaking the bank. There’s plenty to satiate nearly any style choice, from traditional leather patina colours to black, grey and even red and navy leather. Of-course, if you’re more into traditional watches, we cover plenty of those as well.

Here are 24 of the best leather Apple Watch bands you can get your wrist into today.

1. Clockwork Synergy Saddle Leather Bands for Apple Watch

If you’re looking for a classic aged-leather strap that’s more stylish and classy looking, then Clockwork Energy might be what you need. High-quality and straightforward, Clockwork Energy makes incredible bands for Apple Watches that are fairly priced. This classic aged-leather strap is the only accessory you’ll need to add a more modern appeal to your outfits. Better yet, this leather strap is available with multiple colour options for the hardware as well as various colour options for the buckle.

Key Features

  • Material: Aged-leather
  • Colour: Saddle
  • Five adjustability holes
  • Multiple hardware colours
  • Thick, durable and soft leather construction

Specifications

  • Brand: Clockwork Energy
  • Thickness: 4 mm
  • Length: 80-120 mm

2. Nomad Modern Strap for Apple Watch

The American brand, Nomad, makes high-quality modern straps that are made with rustic brown Horween leather. This leather strap is designed to beautifully patina with time, creating a handsome, rich look that’s uniquely yours. It works with all previous versions of the Apple Watch, including the Apple Watch Series 5 and 6. Horween Leather is known as one of the best types of leather to patina over time and creates a look that doesn’t look old; rather, it will end up with a more classic leather look.

Key Features

  • Material: Horween Leather
  • Colour: Brown
  • 316L Stainless steel buckle
  • Black or Silver coloured stainless steel hardware

Specifications

  • Brand: Nomad
  • Weight: 3.25 oz. 
  • Dimensions: 0.94″ x 3.03″ x 8.46″

3. Nomad Traditional Strap for Apple Watch

This version from the Nomad leather strap collection is made with a soft leather backing and held together by a durable linen thread. The beeswaxed thread helps the leather from stretching, and the sharp details will give your Apple Watch a whole new look and feel. Also made from Horween Leather, the strap will develop a patina with time and thus create a unique pattern that no other strap in the world has.

Key Features

  • Material: Horween Leather
  • Colour: Black Hardware
  • Compatible with all versions of the Apple Watch
  • 316L stainless steel hardware

Specifications

  • Brand: Nomad
  • Dimensions: 6″ x 7″ x 2″
  • Weight: 12.8 oz. 

4. Mkeke Genuine Leather Apple Watch Band

Mkeke offers a range of budget straps for digital watches, including options for your favourite Apple Watch. This leather band features high-quality horse leather material with a feeling of genuine leather. Accented by a classic saddle stitch, not only will this band give your Apple watch a new look, it will last you many years to come.

Key Features

  • Material: Crazy Horse Leather
  • Colour: Coffee
  • It fits all Apple Watches 

Specifications

  • Brand: Mkeke
  • Dimensions: 6″ x 3.2″ x 0.7″
  • Weight: 1.58 oz.

5. Ranger Sport Buffalo Leather Band for Apple Watch

Elegant and masculine, this classic watch band is made from horse leather and available in three colour options: black, brown, and tan. If you want a watch band that works just fine for the workday and the weekend outings, this watch is for you. This watch band is crafted to last and will take on a distinct patina with time. Simple, elegant, and a clean design with some great looking stitching. It’s also available on black and silver hardware.

Key Features

  • Material: Horse Leather
  • Colour: Brown, Black, Tan
  • Handcrafted
  • Compatible with all generations of Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: Burkley
  • Fits wrists 145-215mm

6. WFEAGL Compatible iWatch Band

WFEAGL makes affordable leather bands, but what you’ll love at first is the number of colour options available. The leather straps are comfortable and breathable with a fashionable appeal. There are many styles and colours to choose from so that your watch looks different every time. At such an affordable price, you’ll want to pick up a few of these so you can mix and match various colours to create a unique look.

Key Features

  • Material: Genuine Leather
  • Colour: 40+ colour options

Specifications

  • Brand: WFEAGL
  • Dimensions: 5.91″ x 3.86″ x 0.63″
  • Weight: 2.16 oz. 

7. Southern Straps Apple Watch Strap

With its rugged and practical design, this watchband from Southern Straps radiates a sense of confidence off of whoever wears it. Made from full-grain Horween leather, Southern Straps are hand-sewn at their San Francisco factory. The bands are vegetable dyed to achieve a rich colour without the use of harmful chemicals. The result is a premium leather band with unmatched durability.

Key Features

  • Material: Horween Leather
  • Colour: Brown, Silver, Gold
  • Stitched with strong wax cord
  • Two-year warranty
  • Compatible with all generations of Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: Southern Straps
  • Fits wrists 140mm – 250mm

8. Mifa Leather Band Compatible with Apple Watch

Minimalism and a clean design are the goals with this leather strap from Mifa. The 3mm thick strap is made of genuine soft leather with an anodized black stainless steel clasp, made from premium materials. It’s designed to match with black and Space Grey Apple watches, and it does so with premium leather in black or tan, paired with stainless steel hardware. Additionally, this band is designed for comfort with a perforated leather body. Don’t miss out on this highly-rated Apple Leather Watch band.

Key Features

  • Material: Soft Leather
  • Colour: Black, Brown, Oyster
  • Stainless steel hardware with anodized colour

Specifications

  • Brand: Mifa
  • Fits wrist sizes from 165mm to 225mm
  • Weight: 1.58 oz.

9. Monowear Leather Band for Apple Watch

This hipster-cool leather band watch from Monowear is made from genuine leather exuding caramel warmth and vegetable tanned to perfection. The added stitching in creamy white thread gives an excellent look to this band, and the added attention to details steps up the classic appeal that will match your Apple Watch.

Key Features

  • Material: Genuine Leather
  • Colour: Black, Brown, Desert, navy
  • Available in four leather colours, including Desert, Brown, Black, and Navy.
  • Compatible with all generations of Apple Watch.
  • Quick snap deployant clasp
  • One-year warranty

Specifications

  • Brand: Monowear Design
  • 38 / 40 mm version fits wrists 135mm-195mm
  • 42 / 44 mm version fits wrists 152.5mm – 215mm

10. Marge Plus Apple Watch Band

With 100% genuine leather from a quality company, you’ll be hard-pressed to find cause for complaint when you strap this band to your wrist. The Apple watch band from Marge Plus is made with soft leather backing for comfort and a durable linen thread as an accent. With 40+ sweet colours to choose from, you’ll have multiple options to look professional, simple, and attractive. Oh, and did I mention that it’s also a very affordable leather band?

Key Features

  • Material: Crazy Horse Genuine Leather
  • Colour: 40+ colour options
  • Compatible with all generations of Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: Marge Plus
  • Dimensions: 9.1″ x 1.5″ x 0.14″
  • Weight: 0.96 oz.

11. Texans Apple Watch Bands

You’re sure to notice the quality of this genuine leather Apple watch band immediately. This handmade apple watch band offers an easy fit and is incredibly comfortable to wear, hours on end. The simple, classic cut and soft appearance will appeal to the discerning buyer, and so will the custom-designed buckle. And if you want to, you can also personalize it with a message on the inside of the band, making it the perfect band.

Key Features

  • Material: Genuine Leather
  • Colour: Black, Silver, Rose Gold
  • Compatible with all generations of Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: Texans
  • Long track length: 4.5″
  • Short track length: 3.5″

12. WsC Apple Watch band

Timeless and prestigious, the WsC Apple Watch black leather band is crafted from the finest quality leather and lined with soft nubuck on the inside for premium comfort. It takes the Apple Watch to a whole new level of luxury and sophistication. The stainless steel deployment clasp is designed to match your Apple Watch perfectly, allowing you to put your watch on or take it off with ease.

Key Features

  • Material: Genuine Leather
  • Colour: Gold, Silver, Black, Space Grey
  • Fits the majority of wrists
  • Compatible with all Apple Watch generations

Specifications

  • Brand: WsC

13. Meridio Mediterranean Blue Leather Apple Watch Band

A simple look, Meridios Modern Leather Strap is similar to Apple’s Classic Buckle look, but with the stylish leather make. It has a clean, no-stitch design that looks slim and beautiful. The premium calfskin leather gets superior patina wear after about three months of use. Also, the colour options complement your look, whichever one you decide to go with.

Key Features

  • Material: Italian Premium Calfskin Leather
  • Hardware Colour: Gold, Silver, Black, Space Grey
  • Compatible with all generations of Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: Meridio

14. Monowear Classic Leather Band

The Monowear Classic Leather band is constructed out of premium quality leather and features a slim, tapered look. This leather band is available in Black, Brown, Blush, and Orange colours. This particular version of the Apple Watch band is designed for just the 38/40mm Apple Watch. The leather is soft and comfortable to wear. You’ll be sure to love it as much as I do.

Key Features

  • Material: Classic Leather
  • Available Colours: Orange, Brown, Black, Blush
  • One year warranty
  • Compatible with all generations of Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: Monowear
  • Fits wrist sizes of: 140mm – 202.5mm (38-40mm band) and 160mm – 215mm (42-44mm band)

15. WsC Oxford White Apple Watch Band

Sleek, sophisticated, and yet undeniably fun, this smooth-leather strap is suited for all occasions. The coloured connectors are designed to match your Apple Watch perfectly and fit the majority of wrist sizes. Seamlessly integrating the strap with your watch, this budget Apple Watch leather band will make you look like a million bucks.

Key Features

  • Material: Genuine leather
  • Colour: Oxford White
  • Fits all generations of Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: WsC

16. KYISGOS Apple Watch Leather Band

Made from high-quality leather and a slim tapered look, the KYISGOS watch band, uses a fashionable leather style design with a stainless steel buckle that is convenient and easy to switch. The leather is soft, supple, and comfortable to wear, yet it’s a durable watch band. It’s compatible with all watch models and available in over 40+ colour options. It’s time to dress up your Apple Watch with a sophisticated and great looking leather band.

Key Features

  • Material: Genuine leather
  • Color: 40+ colour options
  • Fits every model of the Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: KYSIGOS
  • Dimensions: 8.27″ x 2.2″ x 0.67″
  • Weight: 0.634 oz.

17. WsC Vengeance Light Brown

The Vengeance Light Brown leather strap is another great addition to the WsC Apple Watch collection of amazing bands for your favourite wrist-worn powerful and tiny computer. Crafted from distressed leather, the Apple band Watch gives a unique, rustic look to every strap. The coloured connectors are designed to match your Apple Watch perfectly, seamlessly integrating the strap with your watch.

Key Features

  • Material: Distressed Leather
  • Colour: Light Brown
  • Fits the majority of wrists (unless you have really freaky large or tiny wrists)

Specifications

  • Brand: WsC

18. Grovemade Tan Leather Apple WatchBand

The Grovemade Leather Apple Watch is designed and crafted to complement the modern aesthetic of the Apple Watch. It’s minimal and yet sophisticated when worn. The band presents a clean and simple profile. Crafted from premium, American vegetable-tanned leather, it will age and patina over time, providing beautiful contrast to the metal and glass finish on the Apple Watch.

Key Features

  • Material: Tan Leather
  • Colour: Light Brown
  • Yes, it, too, is compatible with all versions of the Apple Watch
  • 303 Stainless steel construction on the strap hardware
  • Made in Portland, Oregon

Specifications

  • Brand: Grovemade
  • Strap width: 24mm

19. Pad & Quill Leather Pilot Bands for Apple Watch

Pad and Quill’s unique leather loop design is handcrafted in the US and has a quilted leather look. The full-grain leather Pilot’s Band features a stylish new shape and a distinctive rivet reinforcement inspired by the WWII B-Uhren bands. Speaking of durability, the stitching is UV-resistant and well-crafted for an appealing look. Inspired by the intricate relationship formed by the world of aviation and horology, this leather band features forged brass hardware available in two awesome-looking finishes.

Key Features

  • Material: Full-grain Leather
  • Colour: Whiskey
  • Available for all generations of 42mm and 44mm Apple Watches
  • Twenty-five-year leather warranty

Specifications

  • Brand: Pad & Quill
  • Sizing: Fits wrists of 120-215mm size.

20. Barton Apple Watch Band with Gingerbread Leather

These top grain leather watch bands add the perfect amount of sophistication and style to any Apple Watch. Crafted from aniline dyed, hand-selected full-grain leather and 316L stainless steel, these straps are perfect for the workplace or a night on the town. They feature an astonishingly soft finish with a suede feel, unlike any other Apple Watch leather band. A quick-release spring bar mechanism allows for the use of multiple bands across a single set of Apple Watch Adapters.

Key Features

  • Material: Gingerbread Leather
  • Colour: Brown
  • Compatible with all generations of Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: Barton
  • Band width: 22mm
  • Fits wrists of 5″ to 8″ for the standard length and 7″ to 9″ for the long length. 

21. SWEES Leather Band for Apple Watch

The SWEES leather band is constructed from skin-friendly, genuine top leather, with a soft and comfortable touch feeling on your wrist. The elegant and fashionable appearance is flexible and durable for most kinds of outdoor and indoor sports. The Multi-color options available will go well with most of your outfits. Finally, this affordable and gorgeous leather Apple Watch band comes with stainless steel connectors on both ends.

Key Features

  • Material: Genuine Leather
  • Colour: Brown
  • Compatible with all generations of Apple Watch

Specifications

  • Brand: SWEES
  • Fits wrist sizes of 155mm to 205mm
  • Dimensions: 6.5″ x 1.65″ x 0.63″
  • Weight: 1.58 oz.

22. Porter Apple Watch Band - Chestnut

The Porter Apple Watch Band is a favourite watch band that’s perfect for just about any outfit – from casual to formal. The Porter band is made in the leather capital of the world – León, by self-lining each side with a single piece of full-grain leather. It takes longer to make these types of Apple Watch bands, but it’s well worth the wait and price.

Key Features

  • Material: Full-grain Leather
  • Colour: Brown
  • Sewn with polyester thread
  • Buckle finish options: Silver, Gold, Stainless steel, Space Grey
  • Compatible with all Apple Watches at sizes 40mm and 44mm

Specifications

  • Brand: Arrow and Board
  • 40mm band fits 130-180mm wrists
  • 44 band fits 145-200mm wrists

23. Monowear Saffiano Leather Band

The Monowear Saffiano Leather is a beautiful textured Apple Watch Band with a slim profile and an elegant butterfly clasp. The eye-catching leather band will completely change how you style your watch, and the wax-coated textured leather helps protect the band from the ravages of daily wear, including water exposure. The cross-hatch pattern makes it stand out from other leather bands, and the butterfly clasp adds a level of class not often seen on leather bands for the Apple Watch.

Key Features

  • Material: Saffiano Leather
  • Colours: Sapphire, Ruby, Pearl

Specifications

  • Brand: Monowear
  • 38-40mm band fits wrists of 139mm – 216mm
  • 42-44mm band fits wrists of 165mm – 223mm

24. Burkley Genuine Leather Padded Watch Band

Burkley’s Holo Strap Genuine Padded Leather Band is the perfect elegant replacement band for your Apple Watch. It’s handcrafted from high-quality genuine Turkish leather, with a unique quilted texture. This band uses a simple magnetic closure that makes it super comfortable and adjustable to use. The multi-sized perforated holes offer a unique look, and the refined metal clasp fits the apple watch slots nicely.

Key Features

  • Material: Turkish Leather
  • Colour: Antique Coffee
  • Compatible with all Apple Watch watch generations

Specifications

  • Brand: Burkley
  • Fits wrists of size 145-215mm
  • Weight: 3.66 oz.