A Buying & Style Guide For Belts — Styling with Belts 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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A Guide to Belt Strap Materials

Full leather, braided leather, suede leather...with so many different strap materials, how does one choose the correct strap material for one's outfit? Here we discover the style function of a belt strap material and how to enhance your outfit with the different straps material commonly found at belt shops.

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