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.
If you are looking for just that one belt to match all your clothes, you are probably setting yourself a difficult and even impossible task. There are belts for casual outfits and belts for workwear or formal wear. But we have tips on optimising your belts purchases by choosing a good handful of styles that are versatile for casual and formal outfits.
It is hard not to feel sceptical when a salesperson assures you that the quality of the belt you are holding at your hand is a good quality product. Instead of succumbing to our prejudice and doubt, a more rational approach is to ask the right questions about the make of the belt or even better look for specific traits that are sure signs of a good quality belt.
While belts exist squarely at the intersection of function and style in men's dressing. They tend to be optional for women's wear, although a belt can inject a dose of personality and visual style to simple outfits like a dress shirt, jeans, capri pants and even T-shirts. Learn how, when and why a belt is an essential accessory to keep your look together.