Apple's original Milanese loop for Apple Watch is beautiful, smooth, stainless steel mesh that wraps around your wrist in a continuous, adjustable loop. This Apple Watch band is fully magnetic, so there's no need for buckles or clasps. Apple offers it in black or space gray for $149.00, but if that's out of your price range, we've got the best alternatives money can buy.
- SICCIDEN Milanese Mesh Loop Replacement
- Amzelas Apple Watch Milanese band
- Fullmosa Milanese Stainless Steel Watch Band
- Houding-PRO Milanese Loop Band
- Straper Milanese Smooth Metal Strap
Available for both the 38mm and 42mm Apple Watches, the SICCIDEN Milanese Mesh Loop Replacement comes in as low as $10.
It comes in black, silver, gold, and rose gold, all of which match Apple Watch bodies spot-on.
The magnetic band is completely adjustable and will fit virtually any wrist and it comes with an 18-month warranty, in case you're a little extra hard on the band.
Another Milanese loop alternative that's at the top of our list comes from Amzelas. The price ranges from around $12 to around $13 and it comes in black, silver, rose gold and gold.
Amzelas is all about quality and customer satisfaction; you don't get just one Milanese design option to choose from, but two with the stainless steel buckle and magnetic clasp options.
It offers a 12-month warranty for the watch bands, which are comfortable, adjustable, and just plain look good.
A popular option from Fullmosa comes in some pretty unique colors: rose gold, black, gold, blue, rainbow, and silver, so you're bound to turn heads.
This particular Apple Watch band will cost you around $13.
The steel mesh on the Fullmosa Milanese Stainless Steel Watch Band is smooth, won't snag on fabric, and the magnet stays secure throughout your day and evening!
Points for originality are awarded to the band from Houding. The color options are great, with your classic rose gold, gold, silver and black options readily available for you to choose from. Prices start at around $10 and go to $14.
The magnetic connection will not budge and the band is as comfortable as it is stylish and protective with its built-in case.
It's light on your wrist and the high-quality stainless steel will last through just about anything.
Looking for the perfect Milanese loop dupe? We can do that with the Straper Milanese Smooth Metal Strap!
With black, purple, rainbow, rose gold, and silver colors to choose from, this band will set you back $10.
The lugs that attach to the Apple Watch are snug and an exact fit compared to the original Milanese loops and it's especially excellent for much smaller wrists but completely adjustable like the others.
Love that loop
Compare the original Apple Watch Milanese loop to any of our top contenders and see for yourself how they stack up.
Or, if you've found another Milanese loop alternative for less that you just love, tell us about it in the comments below! Bargain hunters need to share tips!
Updated June 2018: The Straper Milanese Smooth Metal Strap, Fullmosa Milanese Stainless Steel Watch Band, and SICCIDEN Milanese Mesh Loop Replacement have been added to the list. Happy shopping!