North Star Mystery Braid Leather Button-Stud Watch Band – $16

Being a leather enthusiast has a habit of leading you into many different expensive hobby’s. It doesn’t take long before you find some really excellent watch straps and subsequently to an expensive watch. Luckily I’m about to introduce you guys to what I believe is one of the best values you could hope for in a watch strap.

The North Star Mystery Braid Leather Button-Stud Watch Band is a …

Total Watch Repair Black Genuine Alligator Watch Strap Review – $134.95

When you get a nice watch, one of the most important things to do is finding yourself a good watchmaker. You can easily take it back to the brand for a repair (if they offer it), but it will typically cost you a fair amount to get any type of service done. Because of this, independent watchmakers abound. There are many good ones, but there are …

Total Watch Repair Honey Genuine Alligator Leather Watch Strap Review $249.95

Purchasing a new watch band is a great way to add some renewed interest in an old timepiece. A lot like going into your closet to find an outfit for a special occasion, simply changing bands can add a whole new character to your wrist watch. We’ve reviewed a number of watch bands so we were particularly excited to test out a Banda Honey Genuine Alligator Leather Watch Strap offered by Total Watch …

Daluca Straps 1 Piece NATO Watch Strap Review – $135

Watch straps get little credit. Most of the focus is on the time piece itself, which is understandable. Although, for an accessory most use everyday, overlooking the strap can compromise your enjoyment of the watch. Most stock bands are boring, cheaply made and uncomfortable. It’s like cruising in your Bugatti on Firestone 500s.  Investing in a quality strap will only add to your watch wearing enjoyment. That’s where the 1 Piece Nato Watch Strap …

SNPR Leather Works Custom Watch Strap Review – $170

I recently acquired a Hamilton Field Khaki watch that came with a stainless steel bracelet. It was nice, but much too formal and I was in the market for something more casual while still maintaining the classic appeal of the time piece. That is how I found and purchased a SNPR Leather Works Custom Watch Strap.

SNPR Leather Works has been around since 2011 and operates out of New Jersey …

Form Function Form Button-Stud Watchband Review – $48

Perfection—pərˈfekSHən: the condition, state, or quality of being free or as free as possible from all flaws or defects.
It’s something that nearly everyone strives for, and something that everyone fails at achieving. So when there is something that it close to perfection but not quite perfect, it’s almost easier to simply lump it into the “perfect” category.

The adjustable Button-Stud Watchband (in brown Chromexcel) from Form-Function-Form is simply the …

Pulcher’s Leather Stallion Watch Strap Review – $130

One of the greatest and easiest ways to revitalize an old watch is to change out the bracelet or strap for a brand new custom leather strap. Even if your watch isn’t old, a new strap can make it a more versatile piece of your wardrobe or give it a personal flare. Over the past several years, options for aftermarket watch straps have boomed.

Today we look at the Pulcher’s Stallion Watch Strap. Pulcher’s is an …

The Strap Smith’s Italian Vintage Style Watch Strap Review – $189

So you got yourself that fancy watch you have always wanted. As time goes on, you wonder what could you do to make it just a little more special. Unfortunately, the majority of wristwatches that do not come on metal bracelets are accompanied by leather straps that don’t speak to the quality of the watch they are securing. Getting a custom band can quickly remedy this problem by making that watch look like a million….

Greg Stevens Design Custom Watch Strap Review – $175

If you are looking to buy a custom made leather watchband, you should look at Greg Stevens Design.  The various leathers and styles are impressive, as is the attention to quality, detail, and customer service. Whether a Rolex, Panerai or just your favorite Timex, Greg Stevens Design watch straps can really make a statement and compliment a timepiece.

I was looking for a strap to give a …


Custom Leather Work – A Few Thoughts On Getting Your Desired Product

Recently I had a custom leather strap made for my favorite Seiko 007 automatic (which is a rock solid tank, I might add). I’m not that happy with it and some of that is my fault, so here’s some thoughts on custom leather work to prevent making my same mistakes and being unhappy.
I don’t plan to complain because I don’t think it will be helpful for this particular proprieter. Some people welcome constructive criticism …