So I've made no secret of my fondness for NATO straps and similar woven nylon-type straps, even on expensive watches. Now that I've owned a Tudor Black Bay blue and worn it on the Tudor OEM woven strap, however, I feel as though my expectations for what is possible in terms of nylon strap quality and comfort have been drastically changed. Suddenly my standard NATOs just don't seem like they are cutting it on my more expensive watches.
I'm wondering if anyone is aware of a seller that sells NATO straps that at least come somewhat close to Tudor's in quality? I could buy a Tudor OEM strap, of course, but the lug width on most of my watches is 18 or 20mm, and the Tudor straps only come in 22mm. Plus the buckle style, while well-suited fur Tudor watches, wouldn't necessarily look appropriate on some of my watches, like my Hamilton Khaki hand-wind with its utilitarian, bead-blasted finish.
Please keep in mind, I'm not looking for a NATO that is simply thick. In fact, that is almost the opposite of what I'm looking for - I much prefer a softer, flexible NATO to a thick, "heavy duty" ZULU. What I'm looking for is something like the Tudor straps that is well-made, strong, and durable, but still has that cotton-like softness and flexibility. For the record, I'm also not particularly interested in leather NATOs.
Price is no object. I'm interested in at least seeing what's out there, even if it may be too expensive for me to stomach.
For reference, I've owned and worn NATOs from quite a few of the usual suspects... International Watchman (before his despicable lawsuit), Crown & Buckle, Maratac, J.Crew. To me, the standard Crown & Buckle NATOs were the softest and most comfortable to wear and had the most cotton-like feel, but I believe C&B is now using their thicker, less soft "premium" NATO material on their standard NATOs as well as the premium ones.
Thanks in advance!