Good day folks, thought I might share this overpriced (whooping $39 for a Nato) , but nonetheless interesting purchase.

Let’s start with some photos of the packaging:
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I’m particularly impressed by the fact that all straps by fossil will come with additional spring bar, with the special “spring bar pin” for easy changeability.
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I think it’s an exclusive fossil design, with the small insertion for the device…but hey, it’s cool. You don’t see such “innovation” in generic brands.

Strap itself:
It’s really one of its kind. 22mm. Will fit most modern Seiko Divers (monsters excluded of course)
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The top material, as the title suggest, Tweed. The underside, Leather.

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Wonder how it’ll look with a 007? I bet it’ll instantly change the macho diver into chic & metro looking piece. Well, with a softer touch.

The leather, I’d suspect, will enhance and add comfort for the wearer; but it’ll attract stench from perspiration from Singapore’s unforgiving humid weather.

Tweed is traditionally used for apparels, especially for men’s jacket, slacks, even for electric guitar hard cases & guitar amplifiers. The tweed look with transform any item into a classic, gentlemen & retro groove.
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Conclusion:
If you wish for something different in this season of love, thanks & giving, give Fossil straps a chance. This fashionable brand may just be worth your while to add that retro twist to your strap collection.

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