42mm Black Leather Loop. Medium or Large for a guy?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by PhaserFuzz, Apr 18, 2015.

  1. PhaserFuzz macrumors 6502

    Dec 12, 2007
    Hello. I'm wanting to get the Black Leather loop for my SG Sport. I don't really have a way to measure my wrist, so I'm wondering which loop would be the best? I have average size wrist so I'm thinking Medium would be fine? Which one did you guys order? Thanks.
  2. bulbousnub macrumors 6502

    Sep 12, 2014
    Go to an Apple Store and try them both on. We can't make a decision for you.
  3. NavySEAL6 macrumors 6502a

    Dec 13, 2006
    You should definitely go to the store. I was between sizes, but I liked the extra strap on the large. You may feel differently or need one or the other
  4. vi2867 macrumors 6502


    Oct 11, 2006
    Eastvale, CA
    I ordered the large and my wrist is about average. I actually tried it on at my fitting appointment. It felt so great, that I cancelled my order for Milanese Loop to order the Black Leather Loop.
  5. Sharkey311 Suspended

    Jan 11, 2013
    I have an 8" wrist and was able to pull off the medium one. There wasn't a lot of overlap though, so if you have similar wrists as me, go with the Large
  6. KenAFSPC macrumors 6502a

    Sep 12, 2012
    With a 180mm wrist, I definitely preferred the medium.
  7. Julien macrumors G4


    Jun 30, 2007
    Same here, with the large if pulled fairly tight a couple of MMs would be past the watch face.
  8. danielceleste macrumors regular

    Jun 16, 2012
    Find a ruler you can print + cut out to wrap around your wrist for measuring. If you're in the size range for the medium I'd go for it. I have 153mm wrists and the medium starts at 150mm, and when I tried it on, there was still >1 inch of tightening room, so there is some leeway with that size.

    If you're right on the edge between the medium and large sizes, you could be fine either way, but in that case you should definitely try on.
  9. Mac-Addict macrumors 65816


    Aug 30, 2006
  10. jediuia macrumors regular

    Sep 12, 2014
    It depends on your wrist size, but go with large since you said average size.
  11. digduggler macrumors 6502

    Jul 2, 2007
    My wrist is about 181 mm. I went with medium. The large fit but came up just to the watch face when tight. The medium overlapped by 7 or so segments. There was no clear choice but I decided the leather might stretch over time so I went with medium.
  12. Phil Holland macrumors regular

    Phil Holland

    Jun 7, 2011
    My situation exactly.
  13. gscramble macrumors newbie

    Sep 18, 2012
    my wrist is 189mm. Do you think that is definitely too big for the medium?
  14. flur macrumors 68020


    Nov 12, 2012
    Get a ruler or measuring tape, and thread or paper or anything flexible that's larger than your wrist. You CAN measure your wrist, LOL.
  15. CharlesShaw, Jun 9, 2015
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2015

    CharlesShaw macrumors 6502a


    May 8, 2015
    Yes, you need the large for your 189mm wrist. My wrist is 180mm. I measured accurately with my metric tailor's tape and have tried on large and medium at the Apple Store side by side. Apple's sizing chart says medium will work up to 185mm, but for me it felt like there was just enough overlap to keep the medium band securely on my 180mm wrist, so any less overlap would feel less secure, and 9mm less overlap would feel like it would fall off.

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