A Style Guide to Belts — Choosing a belt size RSS



How to Choose the Right Size Belt for Yourself?

  Your belt size should be 2 inches longer than the size of your pants waist. So if you are wearing a size 40” trousers, you will need a 42” belt (105 cm in length). This length refers to the strap length from the buckled belt hole (usually the middle hole) to the end of the strap that is attached to the buckle.  Alternatively, you can work out the size of your new belt from your old belt. Measure from where you always buckle it to the opposite end of the strap (the end that is attached to the buckle), and get the closest size to that. When buying a plate buckle, remember the throw (distance from chape to hook)...

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