As of 2016, brands of replacement watch bands include Timex, Philip Stein and Michele. Timex sells moderately priced timepieces and replacement watch straps. It makes its watch straps out of a range of materials, from Velcro to rubber to leather. Philip Stein and Michele sell luxury timepieces and replacement watch straps. They both make their watch straps out classic watchband materials such as leather, stainless steel and gold, but also out of exotic materials, including genuine snake and alligator skin.
As of 2016, Michele produces timepieces and watch straps exclusively for women. Michele has several collections of watch straps that have their own distinct looks. For example, its Deco collection is sleek and dressy with straps composed of gold or stainless steel chain links. Its Urban collection is modern and trendy, consisting of both neutral- and bold-colored straps to suit a variety of styles. The bands in the urban collection are made of various animal skins and mostly have stainless steel buckle closures.
Philip Stein makes timepieces and watch straps for both men and women. It offers a very wide spectrum of different colored bands, with multiple shades of each color it offers. It uses some unusual materials for it watch straps, such as ostrich.