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Top 5 Watch Bands for 2018

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.

https://www.natostrapcollections.com


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.


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.

https://montawatch.com

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

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.

https://www.bulangandsons.com

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.

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.

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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