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Go totally ballistic with these nylon Apple Watch bands [Watch Store]

Breathe new life into your Apple Watch with a cool, contemporary nylon band inspired by the original NATO watch strap. Best yet, this one won’t leave you cash-dry.

Spanish company Nyloon started with the goal of making high-quality versions of the NATO straps created by the British Ministry of Defence in 1973. The result is a line of fun, versatile and easily interchangeable nylon bands that are now flying off the shelves.

Nyloon's Elysee Nylon Band for Apple Watch in navy, white and red has a comfortable, fabric-like feel.
Nyloon’s Elysee Nylon Apple Watch Strap in navy, white and red has a comfortable, fabric-like feel.
Photo: Lyle Kahney/Cult of Mac

The original NATO strap needed to be as utilitarian as possible for soldiers. It was designed to be worn over or under clothing, such as a flight or wet suit, keeping the buckle away from the underside of the wrist to prevent it catching on clothing — or weapons. A durable, breathable material was a must.

Nyloon’s Nylon Apple Watch straps echo this early version in a fresh, modern way. Its bands are crafted from two pieces of thick and tough ballistic nylon built to battle the worst weather conditions. The bands are super-comfortable, lightweight and versatile, and add a bit of tacti-cool street cred to your wrist. Swap them out in a flash with Nyloon’s new spring-bar adapter.

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Show your pride and joie de vivre with Nyloon’s rainbow band.
Photo: Lyle Kahney/Cult of Mac

Reflect your personality on your wrist with a range of vibrant colors from Nyloon’s arsenal — there’s a band for every look, from rainbow Pride to the crisp minimalism of the Cambridge band.

The bands are lightweight, comfortable and breathable, and come with nine heat-sealed adjustment holes for both 38 mm and 42 mm Apple Watch sizes. All band feature complementary-colored stitching. Adapters come in either steel or black to match your watch.

Buy now:  Nyloon Nylon Band for $38.95

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Nice band. Worked well. Need to be sure to watch the video on using the tool to adjust the band.

never receive my purchase

I contacted the store but they never replayed to me i don't recommend to buy here!

Sadie, the elder, says .....

Not only is this iWatch such a practical means of holding my watch while charging, it’s a hoot - looks like my original Mac. I love it.

The case doesn’t totally align but it does it’s job. The part that stinks is that it attracts lint and dust because it’s silicone.

Great tidy solution

You know what happens, all your devices need a charger. 2 iPhones, an Apple Watch, iPad and more. My old solution was fast charger with 4 USB outlets plugged in to an outlet in the kitchen. Worked, but not pretty.

Let me start by saying this charger looks great. I got rid of all the other cables and keep this out in the kitchen. Much tidier! Phones charge quickly. Apple watch does too but you to be careful that it goes on right. Also, I have a metal band on mine so I have to close it before I put it on the stand or else it would rest on the screen of the phone below it.