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Apr 12, 2001

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Apple Watch accessory company Southern Straps to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Black or Brown Leather Band compatible with all Apple Watch models.


Priced at $129, Southern Straps' Leather Bands are made from full grain Horween leather and hand sewn in California. Each band is vegetable dyed for rich color that will develop a unique patina with use over time.


Each Apple Watch band is stitched with a durable waxed cord material that ensures the band will hold up to daily use for years to come. Southern Straps Leather Bands come with a two-year warranty.


The Leather Bands are available in two sizes. The smallest size is designed to work with 39, 40, and 41mm Apple Watch models, while the larger size is compatible with the 42, 44, and 45mm Apple Watch models.


According to Southern Straps, the bands are designed to fit nearly all wrist sizes and can accommodate wrists sized 14cm to 25cm in circumference. Bands can be ordered in black, silver, or gold hardware to match some of the Apple Watch finishes.


For those interested, Southern Straps also offers a range of affordable, high-quality nylon Apple Watch bands that are available in multiple striped designs and colors.


We have five Leather Bands from Southern Straps to give away to MacRumors readers. To enter to win, use the widget below and enter an email address. Email addresses will be used solely for contact purposes to reach the winners and send the prizes. You can earn additional entries by subscribing to our weekly newsletter, subscribing to our YouTube channel, following us on Twitter, following us on Instagram, or visiting the MacRumors Facebook page.

Due to the complexities of international laws regarding giveaways, only U.S. residents who are 18 years or older, UK residents who are 18 years or older, and Canadian residents (excluding Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory are eligible to enter. All federal, state, provincial, and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. To offer feedback or get more information on the giveaway restrictions, please refer to our Site Feedback section, as that is where discussion of the rules will be redirected.

The contest will run from today (December 3) at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time through 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time on December 10. The winners will be chosen randomly on December 10 and will be contacted by email. The winners will have 48 hours to respond and provide a shipping address before new winners are chosen.

Article Link: MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Leather Apple Watch Band From Southern Straps


macrumors regular
Aug 20, 2008
Miss Apple’s Classic leather buckle band. I have the original but my second revision ripped.
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macrumors 65816
Nov 9, 2009
Who wears his Watch that low?
The dude in the photos does, obviously.

and this those 6 simple stitches make ist very - bulky. 129us$ for what exactly? what craftsmanship went into this? what creativity? they all look the same :-(
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macrumors newbie
Dec 2, 2021
Anyone able to identify the watch face with what looks like the earth? It's not the regular astronomy one, as it's analog.


macrumors 65816
Sep 8, 2016
Looks more rustic than elegant to me. Super nice if rustic is a plus for you. Not so much if you’re looking for an
”Apple’s Classic leather buckle band“ replacement. Not saying one look is better than another, they are just different looks.
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