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Hot Apple Watch Accessories You Don't Want to Miss

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The Apple Watch Series 3 model has added LTE capability to the mix and continues to make the Apple Watch the best wearable device on the market. And here are some great Apple Watch accessories you don’t want to miss.

This flexible, soft, and comfortable band is a great alternative to Apple's official option

While Catalyst is well-known for its line of waterproof case options, the company is branching out with a new silicone band for the Apple Watch. Compatible with all 42mm Apple Watch models, the band is made with soft silicone and features a special breathable design. A double-locking system makes sure that the band stays in place no matter the activity.

Catalyst Silicone Band for Apple Watch
Catalyst Silicone Band for Apple Watch
  • Available in four different colors.
  • Unique design lets your skin breathe while wearing.
$39.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $39.99

This Charger Can Power Up Your Apple Watch and iPhone

Twelve South's HiRise Duet make it easy to charge both your Apple Watch and iPhone simultaneously at the same place. The top of the well-designed dock features an integrated Lightning plug that can adjust to fit most slimmer cases and sleeves. Either a 38 or 42mm Apple Watch rests on a soft leather pad.

HiRise Duet
HiRise Duet
  • Includes Lightning connector and Apple Watch charging disc.
  • Places your Apple Watch in Nightstand Mode.
$119.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $119.99

Ready for Absolutely Anywhere

While the Series 3 and Series 2 Apple Watch models are water resistant up to 50 meters, the Catalyst case takes that to a new level. Along with protecting against drops of 2 meters, the case can also fend off water in up to 100 meters under. You'll have full functionality even with the case.

Catalyst Waterproof Case for 42mm Apple Watch
Catalyst Waterproof Case for 42mm Apple Watch
  • Provides quick and easy access to all buttons and features.
  • Also available for the 38mm Apple Watch.
$69.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $69.99

This Strap is a Great Alternative to Apple's own Sport Band

If you’re looking for an alternative to Apple’s Sport Band for a 42mm Apple Watch, take a look at Nomad’s Sport Strap. Made with durable, comfortable, and hypoallergenic silicone, the strap face spans the entire width of the watch for an awesome look. While the fit is similar to the Apple’s option, it definitely provides a unique look and should definitely stand the test of time.

Nomad Sport Strap for Apple Watch
Nomad Sport Strap for Apple Watch
  • Available in black/gray and black/volt for the 42mm Apple Watch.
  • Made with durable LSR silicone that is waterproof and hypoallergenic.
$49.95
available
on Nomad
* price at time of publishing was $49.95

A Lightweight Metal Apple Watch Band

Velo
Apple Watch Accessories
Velo
  • Fits all 42mm Apple Watches, original, Series 1, 2 and 3
  • Weighs only 57 grams
  • Includes a premium solid 316L stainless deployment buckle
$119
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $119

This Case Can Hold an Apple Watch and a Number of Other Accessories

Made with high-quality leather, the aptly named Time Travel Case from Waterfield Designs can hold your Apple Watch and a lot more while on the go. Two smaller pockets in the case are made for a charger and other accessories. A longer pocket can fit bands or the watch itself. A main pocket can fit an iPhone or Bluetooth headphones.

Waterfield Designs Time Travel Case for Apple Watch
Waterfield Designs Time Travel Case for Apple Watch
  • Buyers can select from a brown or black leather version.
  • Designed to fit an Apple Watch and other accessories.
$59
available
on Waterfield Designs
* price at time of publishing was $59

The Best Performing Truly Wireless Headphones On The Market

Apple hopes to reinvent music listening by introducing the truly wireless AirPods. They automatically turn on and connect to your iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, or Mac. Audio automatically plays as soon as you put them in your ears and pauses when you take them out. They're the perfect companion for rocking out with an Apple Watch.

AirPods
Buy Apple AirPods
AirPods
  • Custom Apple W1 chip.
  • Use of optical sensors and a motion accelerometer.
  • 5 hours of listening time on one charge.
$159.00
available
on Apple
* price at time of publishing was $159.00

A High-Performance Apple Watch Charging Cable

If you’re looking for an Apple Watch charging cable that can withstand the test of time, take a look at Belkin's Mixit Duratek Apple Watch Charging Cable. Both Kevlar fibers and abrasion-resistant nylon reinforce the cable at the stress points that are usually the first to fail. The 4-foot long cable features an aluminum casing to protect the charging module.

Belkin Mixit Duratek Apple Watch Charge Cable
Belkin Mixit Duratek Apple Watch Charge Cable
  • Backed by a 5-year warranty.
  • Available in both black and rose gold.
$49.99
available
on Belkin
* price at time of publishing was $49.99

An Apple Watch Charger that Fits on Your Keychain

The Griffin Travel Power Bank for the Apple Watch is a great way to charge up your watch while on the go. Even though it's small enough to fit on a keychain, it can provide up to 2.5 full charges. The Apple Watch charging disc in built-in, so there's no need to carry any other cables. An LED light will inform you of the charging status.

Griffin Travel Power Bank for Apple Watch
Griffin Travel Power Bank for Apple Watch
  • Provides up to 2.5 full charges of an Apple Watch with a 1,050 mAH battery.
  • Built-in keychain ring.
$39.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $39.99

A Comfortable and Well-Made Band Designed for the Gym and Anywhere Else

It's hard to go wrong with the Belkin Sport Band for Apple Watch. Compatible with all versions and sizes and the wearable device, it's made with a soft and comfortable material that feels great on the wrist. A special wave design helps airflow over your wrist, and a double-locking buckle will make sure the watch will stay on no matter what.

Belkin Sport Band for Apple Watch
Belkin Sport Band for Apple Watch
  • Available in a number of different colors for both the 38mm and 42mm Apple Watch.
  • Wave design allows air to flow through the band during workouts.
  • A dual-locking buckle helps the band stay on even during the most strenuous activity.
$14.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $14.99

An Affordable, High-Quality Leather Apple Watch Band

Monza and Viteza Apple Watch Bands
Monza and Viteza Apple Watch Bands
  • Features 316L solid stainless steel butterfly deployment buckle
  • Available in multiple styles
$79
available
on JUUK Designs
* price at time of publishing was $79

The Coolest Vintage Apple Watch Charging Stand Around

Charging your Apple Watch is not something you often consider to be cool or interesting, but this charging stand from Elago does exactly that. Available in black or the original beige color, this charging stand transforms your ordinary looking Apple Watch into the 1984 Mac that brought the graphical user interface (GUI) to the masses. If you're a computer nerd, this is a must-have.

elago W3 Stand
elago W3 Stand
elago W3 Stand
  • View your Apple Watch display through a blast from the past.
  • Made from scratch-free silicone to prevent damage.
  • Works with all Apple Watch models and sizes.
$9.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $9.99

A Beautiful Handmade Apple Watch Strap

Pad & Quill’s Field Strap for Apple Watch brings together two tough materials, leather and cordura. Buyers can select from two different colors options - black cordura with brown leather and gray cordura and black leather. You can also select from nickel and black lugs and buckles to better match your watch.

Pad & Quill Field Strap for Apple Watch
Pad & Quill Field Strap for Apple Watch
  • Designed for all models of the 42mm Apple Watch.
  • Made by hand and each strap features the craftsman's initials.
$99.95
available
on Pad & Quill
* price at time of publishing was $99.95

One of the Best Sounding Small Speakers on the Market

The smallest member of the UE Boom line, the Wonderboom doesn't skimp on features or sound quality. Perfect for anyone looking for an inexpensive and portable way to rock out on the go or around the house, the speaker can be clipped onto a bag or purse using its built-in bungee loop.

UE Wonderboom
UE Wonderboom Blue
UE Wonderboom
  • Weighs just 15 ounces.
  • IPX7 rated and can be submersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes.
  • Doesn't distort sound at higher volumes unlike other smaller Bluetooth speakers.
  • More than one can be paired together to turn the volume to 11.
$99.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $99.99