Are all _Straps_ Waterproof?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch Accessories' started by rhyzome, Apr 29, 2015.

  1. rhyzome macrumors regular

    Apr 2, 2012
    Are the leather straps (especially, the Modern Buckle) waterproof? Will they hold up to a shower everyday?

    If I wear my watch in the shower, should I just use a rubber strap?
  2. sincere11105 macrumors 6502

    Oct 22, 2013
    I know it's splash proof but I'm scared of wearing it in the shower lol.
  3. Carac macrumors regular

    Apr 21, 2015
    ...No, don't get the leather wet. It will spot and eventually dry out and disintegrate.
  4. jabingla2810 macrumors 68020

    Oct 15, 2008
    Apple's website states non of the leather straps are waterproof.
  5. dmcgoy macrumors newbie

    May 20, 2011
    From (non Apple Watch) experience, leather bands hold up very poorly to moisture. Over time it will look pretty grungy. Especially if you exercise regularly (sweat!) with it.

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