Best bands and straps for the upcoming Apple Watch Series 7

Pair your new Apple Watch Series 7 with a great band or strap. These sporty, comfortable styles help you make the best use of the new features.

Best bands and straps for the upcoming Apple Watch Series 7
Best bands and straps for the upcoming Apple Watch Series 7

Excited about the new Apple Watch? So are we. To celebrate, we’re rounding up the must-buy bands and straps for the Apple Watch Series 7. Because, while the latest Apple smartwatch won’t be available until “later this fall,” there’s no time like the present to think about how it’ll fit into your life.

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To use the 7 Series’ comprehensive health features to their fullest, you’ll want a band that can withstand your training sessions. So we included a few of those here.

Otherwise, a band that’s comfortable enough for all-day wear keeps you aware of your blood oxygen levels all the time. Check out these Apple Watch Series 7 bands and straps—and more—in the article below.

1. The Harber London Modern Apple Watch Strap adds a classic look to your Apple smartwatch with its durable leather material.

Harber London Modern Apple Watch Strap
Harber London Modern Apple Watch Strap on a person

You may be on the cutting edge of technology, but the classics are always in style. And the Harber London Modern Apple Watch Strap adds a timeless look to your Apple Watch Series 7. It’s available in 2 sizes and feels soft against your wrist.

Get it for $82 on the official website.

2. The Nomad Steel Band for Apple Watch is pretty much scratch-proof thanks to its stainless steel and diamond-like carbon coating.

Must-buy bands and straps for your new Apple Watch Series 7
Nomad Steel Band on a desk

The Nomad Steel Band for Apple Watch made our list of must-have bands and straps for Apple Watch Series 7 because it’s so durable. The 316L stainless steel and diamond-like carbon coating keep it protected from your daily activities. Plus, the magnetic clasp is easy to open and close.

Get it for $149.95 on the official website.

3. The Meridio Apple Watch strap series gives a range of recycled materials like cotton, plastic, and plants a second chance.

Must-buy bands and straps for your new Apple Watch Series 7
Meridio Apple Watch with magazines

Make better choices with your tech accessories when you have the Meridio Apple Watch strap series. They feature recycled materials, resulting in soft but firm straps that are sustainable.

Get it for $36 on the official website.

4. The Bellroy Watch Strap for Apple Watch combines polymer with leather for durability. And it patinas beautifully over the years.

Must-buy bands and straps for your new Apple Watch Series 7
Bellroy Watch Strap on a person’s wrist

Another of our favorite must-have bands and straps for the Apple Watch Series 7 is the Bellroy Watch Strap for Apple Watch. It looks great for work events and stands up to your workouts.

Get it for $69 on the official website.

5. The Twelve South ActionSleeve 2 Apple Watch fitness armband keeps your smartwatch on your upper arm during intense workouts.

Must-buy bands and straps for your new Apple Watch Series 7
Twelve South ActionSleeve 2 on a woman stretching

You can wear your Apple Watch Series 7 on your upper arm with the Twelve South ActionSleeve 2 Apple Watch fitness armband. This keeps it secure while you train but close enough to monitor your steps.

Get it for $39.99 on the official website.

6. The Bandly wood smartwatch band uses re-engineered wood, combining tech with nature. It creates a soft, flexible watch band.

Must-buy bands and straps for your new Apple Watch Series 7
Bandly on a wrist outdoors

Show your love for nature with the Bandly wood smartwatch band. This product made our list of must-have bands and straps for your Apple Watch Series 7 because it uses recycled wood. The strap is strong and comfortable and undergoes rigorous tests to ensure its quality.

Get it for $39 on the official website.

7. The Apple Watch Pride Edition Bands bands are a great way to show support for the LGBTQ+ community. You’ll love the fun colors.

Apple Watch Pride Edition bands
Apple Watch Pride Edition band in use

Display your support for the LGBTQ+ community with the Apple Watch Pride Edition bands. Including both the Pride Edition Braided Solo Loop and Pride Edition Nike Sport Loop, these colorful bands represent a range of individuals and experiences.

Get it for $49 on the official website.

8. The Alto Apple Watch Leather Strap feels soft and comfortable against your wrist. It’s great for hours of wear.

Alto Apple Watch Leather Strap
Alto Apple Watch Leather Strap in yellow

If comfort is your top priority, look no further than the Alto Apple Watch Leather Strap. This soft Apple Watch strap features leather in a variety of colors. What’s more, a nubuck lining keeps this band soft against your wrist.

Preorder it for $99 on the official website.

9. The Apple Solo Loop Apple Watch band comes in two sizes and with a palette of color options. The liquid silicone rubber makes it stretchy.

Apple Solo Loop Apple Watch Band
Apple Solo Loop in English Lavender

The Apple Solo Loop Apple Watch band is a classic choice for your Apple Watch Series 7. Its unique, flexible design has no additional parts, keeping it comfortable. Swimproof and sweatproof, this band can be worn just about anywhere.

Get it for $49 on the official website.

10. The Apple Sport Loop Apple Watch band has a soft, breathable nylon weave that lets moisture escape. The beautiful colors suit every style.

Apple Sport Loop Apple Watch Band
Apple Sport Loop in Maize/White

If you want a breathable band, check out the Apple Sport Loop Apple Watch band. This lightweight band for Apple Watch lets air circulate thanks to its double-layer nylon weave. What’s more, the dense loops on the skin side give you cushioning and let moisture evaporate.

Get it for $49 on the official website.

There are a ton of great bands and straps out there for your Apple Watch Series 7. Which ones do you think you’ll go for? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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