25 Apple Watch-inspired gifts for every type of dad [Save 10%]

by Ami Icanberry June 04, 2018

If Dad wears Apple Watch, Cult of Mac Watch Store’s Father’s Day gift guide gives him what he wants.

We’ve rounded up Apple Watch bands and accessories at price points high, low and in between. Use this code at checkout for 10 percent off your purchase: DAD2018

Sporty dads

EdgeGear SHIFT Apple Watch Band for Runners

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The SHIFT by EdgeGear is a performance watch band for runners designed to be uses with LED style heart rate monitors per Apple Watch and Garmin. Comes with an adjustable band and multiple loop sizes for a custom fit on petite to large-size wrists.

Designed in Norway, SHIFT has durability and comfort at its core. It uses the same Viton material used in the Apple Watch and Nike+ Sport bands. SHIFT makes it easier to see your stats, press buttons, and process information so you can run better.

SHIFT goes on and off easier and faster than a normal band. When it’s on, it is secure. You’re going to love it, we promise.

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Price: $39.99

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Carterjett Silicone Tire Tread Bands

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Carterjett’s Tire Tread Sport Apple Watch Band in Black. These silicone bands are sweat-proof and able to withstand the toughest workouts!

Carterjett’s Tire Tread Band is the perfect choice for sport and outdoor enthusiasts. These resilient, soft-silicone straps are lightweight, flexible and very comfortable to wear. This watch band is also waterproof, easy to clean and built to withstand the toughest workout!

Carterjett’s collection of well-made, great looking Apple Watch bands well-suited for sweat and outdoor activity. Best yet, these Apple Watch bands are easy on the wallet. Also comes in extra-large sizes!

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Price: $24.99-$29.99

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Watchpop Nylon Loop for Apple Watch

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The Watchpop Loop for Apple Watch in Ocean Blue/Black.
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Super sporty and lightweight for active dads out there. Made in Germany, Watchpop’s fun and lightweight nylon bands for Apple Watch are super simple to pop on and off in a second. Soft and breathable nylon fabric — easy to adjust with a flexible touch fastener.

The Watchpop Loop band feels soft and light and it’s easy to adjust with its touch fastener made from double-layer nylon. The inside made from smooth fabric gives it a gentle cushioning while allowing the skin to breathe. The reverse side has attachment loops making it secure and durable.

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Price: $39

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Nomad Rugged Sports Straps

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Check out that knurled pattern on the Nomad Rugged Strap, a stylish sports strap.
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Nomad, maker of minimalist, practical accessories for Apple Watch and iPhone, just dropped its slick, new Sport Strap. This silicone strap is strong, lightweight, sweat- and water-resistant, and also-super comfortable on the wrist.

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Price: $49.95

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Twelve South ActionSleeve Apple Watch Armband

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Made of neoprene and silicone for comfort and durability, ActionSleeve from Twelve South puts Apple Watch on your arm.
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ActionSleeve straps your Apple Watch to your upper arm or bicep — off your wrist — but still fully viewable and controllable. ActionSleeve’s outer frame adds protection from nicks and dings and with tighter, more consistent skin contact, it can even improve heart rate monitoring. Ideal for the active Dad, and perfect for the majority of his workouts.

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Price: $23.99

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Outdoorsy dads

Survival Straps Wide Fishtail Paracord Strap

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Made-to-order, Survival Straps are built with approximately 12’ of authentic military paracord!
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Outdoorsy dads can now turn their Apple Watch into a tactical beast! Survival Straps Wide Fishtail Paracord Straps are awesome and are built with approximately 12’ of authentic military paracord.

Survival Straps uses the highest-quality stainless steel Apple Watch adapters. This provides a perfect fit to your Apple Watch and looks like it came right out of the Apple factory. Available in over 40 colors including two tone.

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Price: $49.99

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Trilotac Paracord Bands for Apple Watch

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Choose Black or Brushed Steel 6061 Aluminum Adapters: 4-hole system for securing paracord to watch. These adapters are custom made to fit Apple Watch.

The original Paracord Band for Apple Watch comes from Trilotac, a small Central California team who create custom-made military-grade Paracord bands that we really Trilove. If you want something unique and super strong to showcase Apple Watch, this is your band.

Made with 550 military-grade paracord (parachute cord), these rugged, comfortable bands attach to any 42mm Apple Watch. What’s more, the paracord easily detaches for use in survival situations. The fittings on this band are premium grade, and wearers can choose to add a center stripe with center rings as well. Choose from 50 different paracord colors from subtle to reflective to make this band your own.

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Price: $70

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Ottm Wooden Apple Watch Bands

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Ottm’s wooden Apple eWatch bands are good-looking and unique.

A statement piece, each Ottm watchband is made from exotic hardwood like Gabonese Zebrawood or Indonesian Sandalwood. No two bands are alike, the natural variation in grain makes each band completely unique.

Each link in your Ottm band has been sanded by hand to a smooth finish, giving it an especially comfortable fit on the skin. Comes with pin removal tool, extra links, instructions and quick release spring bars, and is available for both 38 mm and 42 mm Apple Watch sizes.

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Price: $39.99-$49.99

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Wood Mark Watches Wooden Apple Watch bands

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Wood Mark bands from top to bottom: Gold Zebrawood, Black Sandalwood and Zebrawood, Bambo and Black Sandalwood, and Black Sandalwood.

Inspired by diverse natural landscapes and regions, each Wood Mark band is named after a national park. These wooden bands allows wearers to seamlessly transition from the office to the great outdoors, all while using the latest tech. Distinctive and all-natural, these bands are designed to suit the well-traveled and distinguished wearer.

Perfect for dads who appreciate nature and the great outdoors.

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Price: $79.99

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Dapper dads

Noreve Saint Tropez Leather Apple Watch Bands

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Made in the south of France, Noreve’s bands are a little taste of luxury.
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For dads who love big style and a taste of luxury, we introduce the Noreve Leather Strap. Make the decision to wear your Apple Watch with style and elegance by giving it an entirely adapted, high-end leather strap by Noreve, Saint Tropez. Made in France in a completely traditional manner, you’ll see all of the skills and knowledge of master leather craftsmen reflected in these bands.

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Price: $155

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Strapa Leather Apple Watch Bands

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Strapa’s Crocodilus Leather Apple Watch band.

Based in The Netherlands, Strapa originated as an outlet to create leather Apple Watch straps that are rugged, simple, durable, and timeless. Their straps are produced in one of the finest tanneries in Italy. Each strap is lined by a smooth leather backing, a careful stitching pattern, and durable linen thread. Strapa uses a linen thread as found in traditional artisenal saddlery and leather-working.

Dads will love the fine leather and build of these bands. Strapa bands are extremely popular with our male audience!

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Price: $89-$119

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Juuk’s custom-made Aluminum Apple Watch Bands

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The striking Velo aluminum band comes in an array of vibrant colors including Midnight.
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The fit and finish of Juuk bands are worthy of watches that cost thousands of dollars. Made in Hong Kong by Juuk Design, which makes bands for several high-end Swiss watch brands. The Velo (shown above) is an exquisitely made, three-link design aluminum band. The Velo boasts Swiss quality and design, but costs half of what Apple is charging for its stainless steel bands.

All the bracelets are precision made with the same 316L stainless steel alloy Apple uses on its own watches and straps. A double butterfly clasp provides a secure fit with a solid, satisfying click.

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Price: $89-$129

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Clessant Barenia Leather Apple Watch Bands

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The delicate accent stitching looks great, but there’s more to this Apple Watch band than meets the eye. Clessant uses prized Barenia leather from the Haas Tannery in France.
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For discerning dads, look no further than Clessant — purveyors of luxury Apple Watch bands. Quality leather makes all the difference when it comes to the look and feel of an Apple Watch band. You’ll pay a little extra for great leather, but it won’t crack or warp like cheaper materials can.

French-company Clessant makes a gorgeous Barenia leather band in “gold” — which really looks more like a rich Peruvian brown) — and black (shown). Both black and gold Barenia bands come in 42mm and 38mm sizes, with four Apple-y lug colors — silver stainless steel, silver aluminum, space gray and space black.

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Price: $167

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Classic dads

E3 Apple Leather Apple Watch Bands

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E3 Supply Co. Apple Watch bands come in a variety of finishes and colors. Made by hand in America.
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All of E3 Supply Co. bands for Apple Watch are handcrafted in-house at their workshop in Brooklyn, NY. Each band is hand-cut, punched, skived, stitched, and assembled with great care and attention to detail. E3 sources its leather from The Horween Leather Company, a Chicago-based institution in high-quality leather production since 1905.

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Price: $69-$89

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Form Function Form Button-Stud Band

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The adjustable length Button-Stud Apple Watch band fits virtually all wrist sizes — from the fleshiest to thinnest!
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Echoing the individuality of Apple Watch, Form Function Form takes customization to new levels in the design of its one-of-a-kind Button-Stud Apple Watch Band. This ingenious leather strap has 21 different size options, and comes with a lifetime warranty, and will fit any size wrist.

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Price: $94

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Link Apple Watch Bracelet in Black or Silver

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The Link Apple Watch Band is made from 316L stainless steel and is sweat, water and corrosion resistant, making it great for active wear.
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The Link Stainless Steel Bracelet by Wiplabs is beautifully crafted from 316L stainless steel alloy with a custom butterfly closure. 316L stainless steel strap is sweat, water and corrosion resistant, making it great for active wear.

A quick snap clasp allows a fast and secure fit. The bracelet link design provides breathability and precise sizing to ensure a good fit for accurate fitness measurements. This is the perfect all-occasion band for Dad. Available in Matte Black or Silver in all Apple Watch sizes.

Price: $69.99

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Nomad Traditional & Modern Apple Watch Bands

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Nomad’s Modern Strap and Traditional Strap in Rustic Brown are built from vegetable-tanned leather.
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Designed to give your Apple Watch a classic, yet bold new look. Made from minimally treated, vegetable tanned leather from one of America’s oldest tanneries. Double-sided leather meticulously stitched together with Fil Au Chinois beeswax linen thread on the Traditional Strap. Beautiful warm brown leather.

Comes with custom stainless steel lugs and buckle in black or silver. Dads will love the classic styling and quality construction of these bands.

Price: $59.95-$79.95

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Carterjett Carbon Fiber NATO Apple Watch Band

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Carterjett’s Leather NATO band complements your Apple Watch’s modern style with a sleek, strong design.
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Carterjett’s military inspired Leather NATO band complements your Apple Watch’s modern style with a sleek, strong design. This two-layer genuine leather band is soft and comfortable right out of the box, not bulky or stiff.

Polished black steel hardware, burnished edges and minimal stitching give it a refined and unique look, perfect for business or casual attire. The security of your Apple Watch is one of our top priorities!

Price: $29.99-$39.99

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Swag dads

Studio Proper Apple Watch Stand

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Each stand is machined from a single solid billet of aluminum. Precision-machined, polished, bead-blasted and anodized for a beautiful matte finish.

Place Apple Watch on stand and the magnetic charging cable will gently hold the watch in place. Small, robust and sleek. Also available in Gold & Navy.

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Price: $69.95

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Bobine Dock for Apple Watch

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Easily position your Bobine Apple Watch dock in nearly infinite locations.
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Bobine WATCH is the most flexible charge dock for Apple Watch. You can even top off your Apple Watch battery while you’re on the move with the included auto dash clips.

Charge Apple Watch within view on your nightstand, desk, or while driving with the included Dash Stabilizers.

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Price: $24.95

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Amber Apple Watch Case

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Your Apple Watch will remain protected from any items which may damage or scratch it.

Charge and protect your Apple Watch with this innovative and stylish portable power bank. With its secure fit, Amber will ensure that Apple Watch’s magnetic charger remains secure. Simple and beautiful, Amber won the iF Design Award of 2016. Amber is a 3800mAh power bank that charges your Apple Watch six times and your iPhone one time.

No need to deal with the hassle of pulling out and untangling wires as the charging cable stays tidily hidden within your Amber, just place your watch in the case and go!

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Price: $99.99

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Nomad Stand for Apple Watch

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Nomad’s Apple Watch charging stand is engineered from military-grade aluminum. Available in Silver or Space Gray.
Photo: Lyle Kahney/Cult of Mac

Precision-machined aluminum charging stand. Minimalist, gorgeous design made from a solid, single piece of anodized aluminum. The base is infused with a solid chunk of copper for added weight and stability. Check out our full review of this modern charging stand for Apple Watch.

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Price: $39.95

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Twelve South TimePorter Travel Case & Stand

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Dad can gather all his Apple Watch stuff with this clever case from Twelve South.
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TimePorter for Apple Watch sets the standard for how you carry your essential Watch accessories. This gorgeous capsule is both a case and a stand.

TimePorter holds your charging cable, an extra Watch band, your USB charger and more in a neatly designed, silicone-lined case.

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Price: $49.99

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Twelve South Forté Luxury Charging Stand

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The design of Forté was clearly inspired by Apple Watch itself. Notice how the base of the chrome stand mirrors the soft, elegant curves seen on Watch’s square case
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Forté for Apple Watch is a luxury stand and charging dock carefully designed to match the timeless beauty of Apple Watch, from shape and standards, to fit and finish.

Forté elegantly displays your Watch atop the brilliant chrome stand while protecting your band with a buttery soft, top grain leather wrapped base.

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Price: $59.99

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