As wonderful as factory-equipped watch straps can sometimes be, there’s something to be said for a little diversity. A quick strap change can completely alter the look and feel of your favorite timekeeper, and much in the same way people often speak of shoes, you can never have too many watch straps.
Thankfully, the business of watch-strap sales has become heavily web-centric. There are numerous brands offering premium-quality straps that can be ordered or commissioned online. In this feature, we’ll look at an interesting cross-section of these brands, running the range from fully bespoke leathers in exotic hides to off-the-shelf gems better suited to utilitarian tasks.