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Nomad launches waterproof leather straps for Apple Watch

Nomad Active Watch band
Nomad Active Watch band (Image credit: Nomad)

What you need to know

  • Launching in black and brown leather.
  • Yes, they are waterproof.
  • Select black or silver hardware.

Nomad has introduced Active Leather Straps (opens in new tab) for Apple Watch. The accessory is ideally suited for wearing at work, during dips in the ocean, and any time in between.

Available for the 44/42mm Apple Watch only, the Nomad Active Leather Strap is launching in black and mocha brown Heinen leather and features ventilation channels on the inside of the strap. In doing so, it's been designed for added comfort and breathability.

Nomad Active Strap

Nomad Active Strap (Image credit: Nomad)

Using the same material found on Nomad's Active Leather cases, the new straps have been field-tested for over a year in various situations, including through marathons, surf trips, washing dishes, and more.

When ordering, you have a choice of leather and stainless steel lugs and buckle. Though designed for the Apple Watch Series 5, the straps work with all previous Apple Watch versions.

Priced at $69.95 each, you can select from (opens in new tab):

  • Black hardware, black leather
  • Black hardware, brown leather
  • Silver hardware, black leather
  • Silver hardware, brown leather

You can order your new band through the Nomad website (opens in new tab).

Bryan M Wolfe
Bryan M Wolfe

Bryan M. Wolfe has written about technology for over a decade on various websites, including TechRadar, AppAdvice, and many more. Before this, he worked in the technology field across different industries, including healthcare and education. He’s currently iMore’s lead on all things Mac and macOS, although he also loves covering iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Bryan enjoys watching his favorite sports teams, traveling, and driving around his teenage daughter to her latest stage show, audition, or school event in his spare time. He also keeps busy walking his black and white cocker spaniel, Izzy, and trying new coffees and liquid grapes.