Cool Guitar Straps Gallery
If a plain strap just isn't your style, check out this gallery of cool guitar straps. These images are just a small sample of an amazing number of designs you can choose from. Some are from today's most popular manufacturers, but you can also still find some great vintage straps online. So, what's your idea of cool?
Iconic Leather Strap
This wide black leather guitar strap by Iconic Leathers looks much more expensive than its retail price of around $40. It's heavy duty with a thick layer of padding, making it not only a stylish addition to your guitar but also provides added comfort to your neck and shoulder.
Joe Satriani Skull n' Bones
If you're familiar with this guitar god, you know Joe Satriani is a bit of a doodler. This strap from Planet Waves features one of his colorful designs called "Skull n' Bones" and sells for around $20.
Yin Yang Symbol
Maybe a yin yang strap will help you channel some universal energy into your playing? At least it looks really cool! It's affordable as well, selling for about $10.
Christian Guitar Strap
If you're looking for a guitar strap to use when playing in a church or at religious events, consider this beautiful padded black leather strap with a striking gold and turquoise cross design. It's 100% handmade by Walker & Williams, a well-known leather goods manufacturer. It retails for about $30.
Personalized Guitar Strap
Having a guitar strap personalized with your name is a perfect way to show off who you are when you're on stage. This custom leather guitar strap can have up to 10 letters added as well as basic symbols like stars, crosses and musical notes. It sells for $125 and takes about three to five weeks to manufacture.
Checkerboard designs always seem to wind up on everything from cars to clothing and even on guitar straps. This Ernie Ball guitar strap features the classic black and white checkerboard design for about $16.
Custom Guitar Strap
This custom guitar strap is a stylish accompaniment to any acoustic guitar. Made by Souldier, the strap has a green vintage pattern and silver hardware with black leather ends. It retails for around $32.
Artistic Guitar Strap
For a more artistic flair, this guitar strap features the famous artwork from Van Gogh's painting Starry Night. It's made from high quality polyurethane which is comfortable on your shoulder too! It's an affordable choice as well, selling for about $12.
Vintage Embroidered Guitar Strap
Your guitar-playing friends will be jealous of this Hootenanny jacquard weave embroidered guitar strap! The thick strap has an artistic embroidered pattern in shades of blue, yellow and green on a black background. It can be a perfect strap for an acoustic guitar but will work well for any type. It's available for around $14.
Serptenine Guitar Strap
For a different look, try this Serpentine Guitar Strap! Made from PU leather, it has a snakeskin pattern throughout the strap and is made from polyurethane so no snakes were harmed in the making! This strap would look very cool with an electric guitar in a rock band. It retails for about $13.
Fender Guitar Strap
Anyone who loves guitars knows the name Fender and its importance to the world of electric guitars. Show off your appreciation for Fender, especially if you have a Fender guitar, with this Fender guitar strap featuring the logo in black, yellow and brown. It sells for around $12 and there are several other color options to choose from.
Handmade Guitar Strap
Dat Strap makes this cool 100% handmade guitar strap. It comes in light brown, dark brown and black and is made from soft padded leather to reduce strain on your shoulder. It can be bought for around $30.
Red Rose Guitar Strap
This guitar strap has a lovely red rose vintage design made by Art Tribute. It's made from soft black cotton webbing that's light and helps reduce sweat and strain, especially if you're playing under bright lights. It's also an economical choice compared to other straps made from leather, selling for around $16.
Choosing the Coolest Guitar Strap
While a guitar strap may seem like a simple accessory to add to your guitar, it can be so much more. Not only should you spend time considering the materials used to make it, but the size, weight and padding can make a big difference in your shoulder's comfort. You can also find a strap that not only makes you feel good physically but highlights your own personal "cool" sense of style and personality.