While the Apple Watch Classic Buckle band is beautiful to look at and is truly a timeless accessory that matches almost any outfit and occasion, it's not inexpensive. Plus, Apple has such a limited color selection available each season. You're in luck, though. There are plenty of reasonably-priced classic-style leather bands in a wide array of colors available all of the time. Most of these are available for every size and generation Apple Watch. Here are some of our favorites.
- Best for Most: Fullmosa Genuine Leather Band
- Comfortable: Mifa Leather Apple Watch Band
- Tapered: WFEAGL Leather Band
- Easy Installation: Jisoncase Lambskin leather band
- Luxury Look: Marge Plus Apple Watch Genuine Leather strap
- Custom combo: Clockwork Synergy Dapper Leather Apple Watch Band
- Sparkle: Wearlizer Thin Glitter Apple Watch band
The Fullmosa Genuine Leather Band is a super soft and incredibly comfortable band replacement that can be easily adjusted to fit a variety of different wrist sizes. It comes in both Apple Watch sizes. The stainless steel buckle is pretty much the same as the original Classic Buckle design, and it comes in a wide range of color options.
This matte leather band with a black stainless steel clasp not only looks sharp, but it's also made from real leather that's meant to be more breathable to allow the skin underneath to stay dry. Perfect if you're on the move on a sunny day. This one comes in both the 38/40mm and 42/44mm Apple Watch sizes.
Not an exact copy of Apple's Classic Buckle, this beauty tapers away from the Apple Watch for a slimmer, more delicate look. WFEAGL offers both watch sizes, multiple hardware color options, plus dozens of gorgeous leather colors and even some patterns.
Simply slide on the Classic Buckle lookalike, and you're good to go. The band itself is made from a super-smooth premium lambskin leather that's comfortable for day-to-day wear. This one is just for the smaller 38/40mm Apple Watch.
This Classic Buckle knockoff is priced low but looks and feels like a more expensive Apple Watch accessory. Its thick stitching and polished stainless steel buckle make it quite eye-catching. It comes in both the 38/40mm and 42/44mm sizes. Choose from dozens of colors and hardware combos.
Clockwork Synergy makes fantastic quality bands at reasonable prices. The Dapper watch bands are 100% genuine leather and come in dozens of colors. Plus, Clockwork Synergy offers hardware to match your Apple Watch color. You choose your Apple Watch size, preferred hardware color, and the leather color you like to put together your perfect band.
Leather is great on its own, but add a little sparkle, and you have a uniquely beautiful band for your Apple Watch. This slim, tapered, glittery band comes in well over a dozen colors and will be sure to dress up any outfit you own.
Find the perfect Classic Buckle replacement for the perfect price
Apple Watch bands don't have to be expensive. Grab any of the bands listed above and feel good about spending less money for a great band regardless of what style you like. We love the look, feel, and affordable price tag of the Fullmosa Genuine Leather Band: plus, it looks incredibly similar to the real deal.
For a different, less bulky look, check out WFEAGL's Leather Band. We love the tapered style, which makes a more subtle statement than a wide band around the wrist. Speaking of a statement, one of the many colors available is a snakeskin print, which is certainly hot right now.
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