Buckle up: best Apple Watch bands not made by Apple

Buckle up: best Apple Watch bands not made by Apple
Since you're reading these lines, chances are you're a proud owner of an Apple Watch. If that's the case, congratulations! You're holding on to what's arguably the best smartwatch money can buy right now. 

But we're also inclined to believe that you're not perfectly happy with its Apple-made wristband. And you probably want to do something about it, don't you? 

One of your options is to get a replacement band from Apple – one that fits your style and taste better. Dozens of options are available from the Apple store, starting at $49 apiece. But there's an alternative. Well, tons of them, as you're about to see. Plenty of third-party wristbands for the Apple Watch are already on the market, and the ones we like best have been put together in the slideshow below.



1. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Reserve strap seems interesting, as most of user can by cheapest watch (not the sport one) for 550-600 and replace the band than buying 1000 dollar watch.


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Duhhh Apple sucks, just like the Apple watch!

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4. mistercarter

Posts: 360; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

i didnt know about Casetify they look absolutely amazing and you can even customize your own straps

5. JohannaFerguson

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Check out XISTWEAR! A new Apple Watch 3rd party replacement band...very high quality (stainless steel IP plated), stretch, and fashionable w/matching bracelets! What a unique idea. Check out all the finishes and sizes at XISTWEAR.com

6. linkx1992

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 15, 2015

Nice post, I got mine from alternativewatchband.com They got similar bands to the original applewatches. The quality is surprisingly great for the price I paid. I got the one-link stainless steel black edition. Its the stylish one apple sells for 500+ dollars. got mine at a whopping 140 euro's compared to the apple prices. The quality is purrrr fect quality/price wise.

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