Watchmaker must make changes to a myriad of materials and designs of their creations over the years as the world embraced modernization, but interesting, leather watches straps seem to be here to stay.
Although metal watches, modern digital display, and factory assembly lines have threatened the existence of analog and handmade manufacturing services, watches with classic leather strap have not lost their popularity.
There are many possible reasons for this. First of all, a leather strap more comfortable to wear than metal counterparts because of soft, light, and warm to the touch. It is also breathable and easier to adjust.
Second, the leather offers a large variety of colors and textures. Various shades of handmade leather straps come like brown, and some types of skin (such as those made from lizard or alligator) is available in a wider spectrum of colors.
Not like satin, rubber, denim, or a metal strap, leather watch strap is suitable for any occasion, be it formal or casual. They can be worn for dinner work, exercise, or a black-tie.
Finally, it is easy to replace a leather watchband and using different colored straps for different occasions. Buying a replacement metal strap is not only more expensive, it is also more difficult because the new one may not always match your watch or the case in terms of color and design.
Flexibility, affordability, functionality, and style is a characteristic that has a leather watch strap, and this may be why the world has not tired of them yet.