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Best Bands to Beautify Your Apple Watch in 2020

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Apple Watch band (Image credit: Casetify)

I wasn't very excited about Apple Watch when it was first released because I felt it wouldn't go with my feminine style. Luckily, it's easy to swap out the standard wrist strap the watch comes bundled with and replace it with something that better suits your style. And, there are plenty of pretty bands out there if you know where to look. I've built up a wardrobe of more decorative Apple Watch bands that help to beautify my Apple Watch, and you can too.

Which one should you choose?

I have the Casetify Saffiano Leather Band (opens in new tab) on heavy rotation in my own collection. It suits my personal style, which ranges between athleisure and business casual depending on my activities for the day.

If you work in an office or similar environment, the V-MORO Resin Strap (opens in new tab) would also be a great choice; it's on the dressier side but very practical and certainly durable enough for daily wear.

For more formal occasions, the Fastgo Stretch Faux Pearl Bracelet (opens in new tab) is a gorgeous choice, as it really dresses up the Apple Watch and elevates beyond your average fitness tracker. And of course, you can never go wrong with an attractive leather band.

Karen S Freeman
Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer, social media manager, and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for AppAdvice and WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is a wife and mom (and dog mom) who is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to travel the world and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.