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Apple announces Braided Solo Loop, Solo Loop, Leather Link Apple Watch Bands

New Apple Watch Loops
New Apple Watch Loops (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • Get in on some new bands, including a new Leather Link.
  • The Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop are one continuous piece.
  • They look gorgeous.

Apple just announced some new watch bands to go with the new Apple Watch Series 6. The new Solo Loop, Braided Solo Loop, and Leather Link bands are all here.

The aim of the new Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop is simple – a perfect fit without any clasps, overhang, or attachments. Apple says you'll get the best fit every time and you won't need to deal with bits of band hanging out and whatnot.

Apple has also given the Hermes bands a new look, with new double tour and single tour styles.

Apple Watch Solo Loop Band

Apple Watch Solo Loop Band (Image credit: iMore)

The new Solo Loop costs $49 (opens in new tab) and there are seven colors to choose from. As for the gorgeous Braided Solo Loop, that's available for $99 (opens in new tab) and comes in five colors.

The new Leather Link bands all cost $99 (opens in new tab) and there are four colors to choose from, including a rather fetching California Poppy color. That's yellow, in case you were wondering.

All of the new bands are available to buy direct from Apple's online store right now.

Oliver Haslam
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.