I never wear a metal bracelet, as nice as they may look. I usually put all my watches on either a leather strap or a nato/zulu. Sometimes I do both and use a leather zulu. If I know I'll be swimming then I'll make sure my watch is on nylon, but if it's just some rain or snow, then I don't worry about the leather. Most of my leather straps I make anyway, so I don't feel too bad if they wear out quicker than they should; since they don't cost me too much to replace, even if made with chromexcel.
Spring in my part of the world (South America) although Winter is staging a late fightback at the moment. Nope, don't swap out straps or bracelets based on seasons although I will go for a bracelet and good water resistance when we get hit by tropical storms.
I'm a 95%-of-the-time bracelet-guy. I am a leather freak (bring on the jokes) so I do like leather watch bands but unless I tighten them to the point of too much, most of them put my watch off center on my wrist and it drives me crazy.
I wear bracelets in winter. I use leather for other activities.....
I usually switch to leather in the colder months because my wrist circumference seems to fluctuate more, so it's easy to just move the buckle to a different hole depending on that.
Since they expanded daylight time (when was that, 2008? can't remember...) by two months, normally I use the clock change as my indicator to switch from bracelet to leather. This year I jumped on it a few weeks early though.
So that means I'm about 7.5 months with bracelet, 4.5 months with leather.
The only exception to this is I don't put leather on divers. It just looks wrong to me. Those stay on bracelets year round.
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