Top 5 Watch Bands for 2018

monta watch on wrist

Watch straps can truly give your beloved timepiece a whole new look. By simply swapping out a metal bracelet, you can add a Vintage Vibe or a Sporty Look or accent colors to make certain ones pop.

We wanted to share with you the top 5 watch strap looks for 2018 thus far.

There are hundreds of NATO strap options available today, but if you haven’t checked these guys out yet, you need to!

Nato Strap Collections offers a wide variety of NATO straps with lugs sizes available in 18mm, 20mm, 22mm, and 24mm. Based in Toronto, Canada, these guys really know how to make a quality NATO.

Monta watch on nato strap

Another NATO option that has recently hit the market is MONTA’s Nato strap. Though its 4 color options specifically compliment MONTA’s Triumph models (you receive a free NATO with every Triumph purchase), is the 20mm NATO, one to behold.

Tudor watch on monta nato

The nylon weave is a unique material with a light sheen but incredibly durable. Additionally, a unique sliding keeper ensures the end of the strap does not come undone. These NATO straps will work perfectly with any 20mm lug width.

If you’re looking for more of a Vintage look, Bulang & Sons is your stop.

bulang and sons leather watch band

With lug widths including: 18mm, 19mm, 20mm, 22mm and 23mm, Bulang and Sons watch straps emanate earthly colors with a very Vintage or Military vibe. There are classic leather styles and a few funky combinations as well. If you are looking for a quality aftermarket leather watch strap with multiple lug width options, Bulang and Sons is your stop.

Interested in the Curved End Market? Want to eliminate the gap between your watch strap and Rolex or Tudor case & discover a beautiful Swiss-Made strap option? Look no further.

Daytona watch everest watch band

Everest offers Swiss-Made Vulcanized Rubber straps with a tang buckle or an option to use your deployant clasp in multiple colors. The rubber material is UV, Dust, Water and Chemical resistant. It is incredibly comfortable and durable. As Rolex releases more models with Oysterflex options, the acceptance of a rubber watch band on Rolex or Tudor has heightened tremendously, debuting this sporty, new look.

If you’re more interested in keeping with a traditional style, but still eliminating the unsightly gap that has plagued the watch community for over 50 years, Everest Leather straps offer a wide variety of options.

Submariner watch leather watch band everest

Everest Vegetable Tanned Italian Leather Swiss-Made straps have multiple collections including a steel end link connection which maintains a more OEM look. Additionally, the curved end leather (where the leather meets the case as pictured above), has a tang buckle and deployant buckle option. Everest also offers unique material including Alligator Embossed, Perforated Leather Racing straps, and will soon be releasing a Nylon style as well.

There you have it! The five top strap options for 2018 thus far! Stay up to date on all watch news and Everest’s new releases by signing up for our email newsletter below.

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