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ElysiumY2K

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Original poster
Nov 20, 2010
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I know Apple doesn't do a black version but I just purchased the 42mm Space Black SS watch and I looking for an alternative strap in case some days I'm not feeling the SS band.

Have anyone else purchased a third party one that they do not mind sharing?

All I've found was this from Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Apple-JETec...-1&keywords=apple+watch+black+watch+strap#Ask

The reviews are not bad but apparently the quality is not as good as the Apple's one.
 

playaproved

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Sep 29, 2005
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I've emailed Apple a few times about making a Space Black Milanese loop. I haven't heard anything, but I can't be the only one wanting one.

I also want a classic band with Space Black connectors.
 

wickedwahine11

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Nov 2, 2013
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I bought the Kartice one (for 38 but they have 42). I am very happy with it. I have seen almost all positive but a couple of bad reviews mixed in. I don't wear it daily, mainly because I don't want to hasten its demise. But I love the feel of it. If Apple ever made a black one I would absolutely buy it, but until then, I prefer this black knockoff over the Apple Milanese since I have the space black stainless watch.

http://www.amazon.com/Kartice-Stainless-Magnetic-Bracelet-Replacement/dp/B010M7PO5Q
 

playaproved

macrumors 6502
Sep 29, 2005
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I bought the Kartice one (for 38 but they have 42). I am very happy with it. I have seen almost all positive but a couple of bad reviews mixed in. I don't wear it daily, mainly because I don't want to hasten its demise. But I love the feel of it. If Apple ever made a black one I would absolutely buy it, but until then, I prefer this black knockoff over the Apple Milanese since I have the space black stainless watch.

http://www.amazon.com/Kartice-Stainless-Magnetic-Bracelet-Replacement/dp/B010M7PO5Q
This one looks promising. Have you worn the OEM Apple Milanese? How does this one compare?
 

wickedwahine11

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Nov 2, 2013
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This one looks promising. Have you worn the OEM Apple Milanese? How does this one compare?

I haven't worn the Apple long term, just tried it on for a few seconds in the store. Don't get me wrong, the Apple one feels higher quality. But this one is black, and $100 cheaper. It also looks and feels worlds better than the black Milanese knockoff my spouse got for $25. If Apple made a black Milanese, I would buy it. But until they do, I am pretty happy with this one.
 
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