How to Choose a Watch Strap

The style of your watch is not only based on the shape of his face or its mechanism. The bracelet is also a key part of its allure. You have opted for a dive watch, to a skeleton watch or a moon phase watch, here are some tips for you choose his watch bracelet.

Leather bracelets

The leather is a noble material rather intended for the classic watches, and totally prohibited for diving and for flier watches and do not really correspond to large chronographs. Lamb, ostrich, python or alligator, there are different types of leather. Always choose a quality skin that resists folding, sweating, friction, moisture and twists. The best option is to choose a bracelet of the same brand as your watch, to avoid any difference in size but also to benefit from the advice of a professional who will advise you which best fits the style of your timepiece. About the free color you choose for yourself. Think to succeed a good association between the bracelet and dial. There are also more technical bracelets that are resistant to water and that are adaptable to waterproof watches, such as those in shark skin tight. Noted that the leather bracelets are those who resist the less well to the Sun and sea water. They are therefore rather to avoid the summer. Finally, it is a matter that is evolving and that tends to relax, do not opt for a slightly large bracelet.

Steel or ceramic bracelets

Steel bracelets are more difficult to choose. They correspond rather to sports watches, and exist in several finishes: polished or brushed steel, steel ground etc… To avoid any difference in rendering, choose a bracelet steel coming from the same watch brand that your case, as for leather. The steel is very strong and extremely impact-resistant. Regarding ceramic bracelets, they marry to the housings of the same material. They are extremely fragile. However, they are extremely delicate and an incomparable brilliance. Whether you choose a bracelet made of steel or ceramic, both are relatively adjusted to the wrist.

Fabric bracelets

Increasingly, vintage watches regaining the hearts of lovers of watchmaking. Originally, they are ideal for outdoor sports and winter sports. Fun to wear, resistant to water, heat and shocks, they return in force for the pleasure of lovers of vintage. Their little bonus? They are easily interchangeable! But more and more, the great watchmaking houses also offer fabric bracelets to go with their more luxury boxes. Rolex, including, recently proposed its Oyster Perpetual Submariner, fitted with a bracelet in NATO. As a general rule, materials that make these bracelets in tissues are very resistances. Their size and their shape does not change with time. Remember to choose a relatively adjusted to your wrist bracelet.

Whether classic, trendy, or athlete, you are bound to find the bracelet perfect for all your summer needs.