Father's Day is on June 19 this year, which means we're already less than a month away from the big day. If you were a last-minute shopper for Mother's Day, don't let this one sneak up on you, too. Get a head start on your Father's Day shopping this year by starting with these Apple Watch bands for the dad who's always up to date on the latest tech. (And since you're looking, might as well treat yourself, too.)
We scoured the internet for some of the most stylish Apple Watch bands on the market that fit every budget, so you can add a personalized touch to his (and your) wrist.
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- Best Apple Watch bands under $25
- Leather Apple Watch bands
- Stainless steel Apple Watch bands
- Apple Watch sports bands
- Apple Watch bands with cute designs
- Designer Apple Watch bands that are worth the splurge
Best Apple Watch bands under $25
A bestseller and Amazon's Choice pick, this watch band comes in over 20 different colors and has more than 24,000 verified five-star ratings. Reviewers love it as a gift for themselves and others. The best part? It's just $10.
Fashionable and lightweight, this faux-leather canvas band has a simple look that can add a pop of color to any outfit.
The options are endless when it comes to this Apple Watch band from Wfeagl on Amazon. The band comes in 50 different colorways and two sizes and is crafted from top grain genuine leather.
Made with resin materials and available in 40 different colors, this band bracelet will definitely make a fashion statement whenever you wear it out. It's already on sale for $14.99, but you can take another $4 off if you apply the coupon before checkout.
For those who break things a little too easily, consider purchasing this pick from Supcase, which features a UB Pro bumper to create rugged shock absorption. The case-band combo is also scratch-resistant and comes with a raised bezel to protect the screen.
Leather Apple Watch bands
Hyer Goods upcycles quality leather scraps that are leftover from production and manufacturing processes to create their products, according to the sustainability section of their site. This leather watch band is compatible with 38mm and 40mm Apple Watch faces and is offered in four different colors.
Get the most custom look and fit with this leather band from O2 Leather. Most watch bands just allow you to choose the size of the watch to ensure it fits the device but this company also allows you to choose wrist size (from XS to 3XL) and adaptor color so the accent pieces match your actual watch. It's the little details that make this a thoughtful gift. And it doesn't hurt that it has over 230 five-star reviews!
Leather gets a textured upgrade with this chevron band. The Ted Baker London strap also features gold accents that give it an extra-sleek look.
This classic leather band is the perfect Father's Day gift for the dad who likes to keep it simple. You can even monogram it to truly make it one-of-a-kind.
Made with black Horween leather and manufactured in the USA, this band will develop a patina with time and takes on a look unique to you.
Available in eight different designs and colors, this double-breasted, knotted Apple Watch band is a unique take on the classic strap.
Delicate-looking and perfect for any woman with a smaller-sized wrist, this slim Apple Watch strap comes in many band and buckle colors and multiple device sizes.
Stainless steel Apple Watch bands
An Etsy bestseller, these magnetic stainless steel bands eliminate the fuss and frustration of trying to close a traditional watch band with loops. Plus, it'll give you the most snug fit every time to ensure that your watch stays in place and doesn't slip off.
This stainless steel cuff bracelet band strikes the perfect balance between functional and stylish. It's a bestseller and comes in your choice of black, silver, gold, rose gold or champagne gold. Plus, it's compatible for every Apple Watch series on the market, making it an easy gift.
This highly-rated band comes in a range of colors that give stainless steel a bright and stylish look.
A good way to hide the fact that you’re wearing an Apple Watch? Just make it look like you’re wearing a fun bangle with this pick from Posh Tech.
Bring out the glam with this band from Secbolt, featuring blingy rhinestones and high-quality metal materials.
Made with premium stainless steel, a brushed finish and a classic butterfly clasp, this durable, luxe-looking Apple Watch strap is great for anyone who loves a thicker, more masculine-looking band.
Apple Watch sports bands
Perfect for any surfer or sea sport aficionado, this pick from Freestyle is made for those who prefer the sturdy make and adjustable fit of the leash closure, which is similar to a surfboard leash.
If you’re a fan of a colorful leather moment, then you’ll fall in love with one of these watch bands from Marge Plus. They come in a variety of shades and look simple yet stylish.
Made with fitness fanatics in mind, Nike's Apple Watch bands are made with breathable compression-molded perforations and durable synthetic materials that feel great around your wrist.
Apple Watch bands with cute designs
These intricately engraved watch bands come in 11 different colors and every watch size. Reviewers love it so much that many mention returning to order more colors after receiving their first one.
The '90s are back in full force, and scrunchies scream peak nostalgia fashion. This colorful Apple Watch strap from Lily Pulitzer is not only unconventional, but it's also extremely comfortable.
We all deserve a bit of a glam moment — and this faux-pearl bracelet delivers. From the rose gold tones to the sparkling studs, this band is worth sporting.
A super-fun addition to any fashionista’s wrist, this cheetah print band from Casetify is water-, sweat- and scratch-resistant and is made with biodegradable leather.
Add some whimsy to your wrist! This Etsy bestseller is bound to get you tons of compliments, according to several passionate reviewers.
For the giftee who loves a great print moment, this pick from Casetify features a stealthy-looking leopard design that can pair well with the edgiest of looks.
Scarf-meets-band with this posh scarf replacement band for the Apple Watch. Featuring a pretty tartan pattern, the silky material will add flair to any wrist.
Think flower power with this pretty watch band from Suigeneric. It’s made with hand-waxed cotton and comes with sturdy double-layer construction at 2mm thickness.
Available in several chic colors, including black, gray and rose gold, this suede wrap bracelet would make the perfect gift for every woman in your life who owns an Apple Watch.
Designer Apple Watch bands that are worth the splurge
This Tory Burch band features a braided leather pattern, is compatible with the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Apple Watch Series and looks effortlessly chic on your wrist.
Kendra Scott recently released a collection of watches, including bands like this one that were designed exclusively for Apple Watch. This two-tone stainless steel provides what the brand describes as an "elevated mixed metal look."
Floral prints aren't just for spring. Wear the pretty pattern year-round with this silicone band from Kate Spade!
TikTokers have been reminding many of us why we love Coach's accessories this year. If you're a regular user of the app, this watch band is for you! If you're all about matching accessories, this strap also pairs well with the designer brand's Pillow Tabby shoulder bag.
There’s something about scalloped anything that makes a look seem so much more polished.
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