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40mm Aubergine Modern Buckle - Large

  • $149.00
  • Color - Aubergine
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  • Overview

    A small French tannery established in 1803 produces the supple Granada leather for this elegant band. The smooth top-grain leather is lightly milled and tumbled to maintain its refined texture. What looks like a solid buckle is actually a two-piece magnetic closure that’s delightfully simple to secure. We also added an inner layer of Vectran weave for strength and stretch resistance. It’s the same material NASA used to make the landing airbags for the Mars rover spacecraft.

    What’s in the Box

    Apple Watch Modern Buckle band*

    Tech Specs

    Material: Leather

  • Watch Models

  • 5.0 Average
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Elegant Aubergine Band looks great with the Gold Steel Watch

      The band is smoother and less textured than my (non modern buckle) leather bands from 2-3 yrs ago. But is is thinner and slightly textured unlike Apple's first The band is smoother and less textured than my (non modern buckle) leather bands from 2-3 yrs ago. But is is thinner and slightly textured unlike Apple's first modern buckle watch bands. Since it is the first gold accented band made to match the gold watch, I had to buy it. Sometimes the gold mesh band irritates my skin when I wear it all day and the stone sports band with the gold divot is not very classy. This design is 100% successful. The redesigned modern buckle really is quite beautiful and the closure is easy to snap and is secure- ingenious really. I got the largest size as I have a larger wrist (6 3/4") to begin with and also wear watches on my arm a little bit above my wrist which can be 7-7 1/4" I measured my wrist and above it as well, then converted the inches to cm. Measuring your wrist or a band that fits is recommended -- or stop by the Apple store--as there is not much adjustment possible- the reason it comes in three sizes. I do wish the color were more plum and not such a dark purple but it is a classic look that would go with a man's or woman's suit or smart casual clothing- even a little black dress! (The color seems a bit darker than the website picture.) With the dark aubergine, you really do not need a black band at all, and the aubergine is more flattering to the gold watch color. I think the very dark color is the usual attempt at unisex. Apple fails at high fashion-- where are the burgundies, olives, emeralds and russets for fall? Apple band colors feel like a unisex choice unless they are pink! As the watch is waterproof-- I wear it kayaking with a Nike sport band- it takes some adjustment to remind myself to wash my hands differently when wearing the leather band. So far a little water has not hurt it. When I was at the Apple store this weekend, I watched a woman buy the same watch with both the gold mesh band and this leather one. I think that will happen a lot. Hopefully, Apple will make more bands with gold fittings.

      • Written by Maryann K from Millington

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Elegant Aubergine Band looks great with the Gold Steel Watch

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Elegant Aubergine Band looks great with the Gold Steel Watch

      The band is smoother and less textured than my (non modern buckle) leather bands from 2-3 yrs ago. But is is thinner and slightly textured unlike Apple's first The band is smoother and less textured than my (non modern buckle) leather bands from 2-3 yrs ago. But is is thinner and slightly textured unlike Apple's first modern buckle watch bands. Since it is the first gold accented band made to match the gold watch, I had to buy it. Sometimes the gold mesh band irritates my skin when I wear it all day and the stone sports band with the gold divot is not very classy. This design is 100% successful. The redesigned modern buckle really is quite beautiful and the closure is easy to snap and is secure- ingenious really. I got the largest size as I have a larger wrist (6 3/4") to begin with and also wear watches on my arm a little bit above my wrist which can be 7-7 1/4" I measured my wrist and above it as well, then converted the inches to cm. Measuring your wrist or a band that fits is recommended -- or stop by the Apple store--as there is not much adjustment possible- the reason it comes in three sizes. I do wish the color were more plum and not such a dark purple but it is a classic look that would go with a man's or woman's suit or smart casual clothing- even a little black dress! (The color seems a bit darker than the website picture.) With the dark aubergine, you really do not need a black band at all, and the aubergine is more flattering to the gold watch color. I think the very dark color is the usual attempt at unisex. Apple fails at high fashion-- where are the burgundies, olives, emeralds and russets for fall? Apple band colors feel like a unisex choice unless they are pink! As the watch is waterproof-- I wear it kayaking with a Nike sport band- it takes some adjustment to remind myself to wash my hands differently when wearing the leather band. So far a little water has not hurt it. When I was at the Apple store this weekend, I watched a woman buy the same watch with both the gold mesh band and this leather one. I think that will happen a lot. Hopefully, Apple will make more bands with gold fittings.

      • Written by Maryann K from Millington

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Elegant Aubergine Band looks great with the Gold Steel Watch

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