Our water-resistant leathers !Posted by Diana Vanel on
Whether you like to walk on the beach or under the rain, we recommend you to choose water-resistant leathers for your straps. Our wide collection of leathers allow us to find the strap that will match your tastes and needs.
Water-resistant alligator, shark or rubberized calf will be your new references in term of leathers if you're not afraid to get wet !
For a 100% waterproof strap that you can use daily to swim and dive, prefer a strap in rubber. But for occasional swims or residents of tropical regions the choice is wider ! Here are some ideas for your made to measure straps :
A colorful and original strap : Shark.
A very pleasant grain with a texture that will bring an amazing contrast of colors ! Be careful : If it's specified that the leather is "nubucked", then it won't be water-resistant.
Nato strap in shark on an Omega Speedmaster watch
Classic strap in blue and orange shark on an Omega Speedmaster watch
Fashionable and timeless strap : Water-resistant alligator.
Unlike the shark, the alligator leather is not water-resistant by nature. A special tanning is applied to it to make the surface water-resistant.
You'll find classic and timeless colors of leathers that you'll be able to combine with a contrasted stitching.
Black water-resistant Alligator on an Omega Speedmaster watch
A sporty look : rubberized calf.
With the different colors in store you'll be able to make a sober yet very sporty strap which characteristics will be close to a rubber strap.
White rubberized calf with silver stitching
For those straps, make sure to choose a rubberized calf in lining : We don't always think about it but it's very important that the lining of your strap is as water-resistant as the leather on top. Otherwise you won't be able to go for a swim !
We recommend you to wash out your strap (and your watch) with clear water after every swim. Indeed, even if the leather is water-resistant, it won't be resistant to the salt or chlorine.
So go head, try our customizer and make your bespoke summer strap.