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Leather cuff for Apple Watch is crazy comfortable, super-stylish [Review]

Monowear’s Contemporary Leather Cuff is so good, it might just be my favorite Apple Watch band to date.

Not only is it made from a soft, luxurious leather that makes it insanely comfortable, but it looks terrific. It’s compatible with all Watch models, and it’s nowhere near as expensive as it looks.

I’m a sucker for high-end leather. When it comes to Apple Watch, I don’t think anything beats a good leather strap in style, versatility, and comfort. And Monowear’s Leather Cuff ticks all my boxes.

I’ve been wearing it for just over a month, and despite having other Watch bands piled up, waiting to be reviewed, I don’t want to take this one off.

Leather that looks spectacular

The Cuff is made up of two layers of grained leather that’s wonderfully soft and flexible. It wraps effortlessly around your wrist, and in no time at all, you forget you’re even wearing it.

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A single stud is all you need.
Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

Sturdy stainless adapters, available in different colors, keep the Cuff securely attached to your Apple Watch. They’re a perfect fit so they don’t wobble around or slide out unintentionally.

Its contemporary design makes the Cuff ideal for everyday wear — no matter what you might be up to. And it always looks good, whether you’re lazing around in jeans or dressing up for a night out.

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So simple. So pretty.
Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

Putting the Cuff on every morning couldn’t be simpler. Just slap it on your wrist, fasten it with a single stud, and slip the rest of the band into the hole that keeps it neatly tucked away.

Sturdy design that’s up for anything

The Cuff feels incredibly sturdy and well-built, despite its slim leather strap and single fastening stud. It hasn’t once fallen off my wrist or even become loose in more than a month of wear.

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My girlfriend posed for these photos because I have hairy arms.
Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

I haven’t exactly been easy on this band, either.

I just moved house and wore the Cuff throughout the whole exhaustingly gruesome process. It held up perfectly well while I lugged heavy boxes and bashed my Apple Watch over and over.

Get your Monowear Cuff today

If you’re shopping for a leather Apple Watch band at a great price, I urge you to check out Monowear’s Contemporary Leather Cuff. It’s attractive, comfortable, and beautifully made.

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Get yours today for just $52.
Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

The Cuff comes in black or saddle brown, and it’s available for both 38/40mm and 42/44mm Apple Watch models. Find it in the Cult of Mac Watch Store today, priced at just $52.

Monowear provided Cult of Mac with a review unit for this article. See our reviews policy, and check out more stuff we recommend.

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Looks good, quality feels good as well.

Cute, yet effective protection for my AirPods Pro

This AirPods Pro case fits pretty snugly, and seems to protect my AirPods pretty well. Wireless charging through the case works great -- and it is also easy to access the Lightning charging port on the bottom. The ring for attaching to a backpack or belt loop is fairly solid. And it looks like a tiny suitcase :) Overall, it works great for me!

DISAPPOINTED

Unfortunately, the leather is beginning crack and the color is coming off with the cracking.
I have only had this watch band a short time, so I feel this should not be happening.

Good morning, Thank you for your feedback, and I apologize that you are not satisfied with your item, but it sounds like the item you received, maybe defective. If you are able to send me an image of the item we can get this issue resolved for you. My email is adel@cultofmac.com
Many thanks, Adel.

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