Belts initially worked extremely well as a strap of leather that would hold your pants up, but over the years as fashion has changed the purpose of a modern belt has changed too.
They now work well as trendy pieces and accessories that bring your whole look together. From woven, and braided leather, to vintage, and formal wear, belts are available in every form. They go well with a formal look or do extremely well as party wear as well. With how times have changed you can now look for and buy belts online. But if you’re unsure of what you want, take a look at this list we made of the best belts for men before you make your purchase.
Best Belts for Men
1. Hermès – Licol Dress Belt
Founded by Thierry Hermès in 1837, Hermès is a French high fashion luxury goods manufacturer that specializes in leather, lifestyle accessories, home furnishings, perfumery, ready-to-wear, etc. It logo has been of a Duc with a horse since the 1950s.
This high end brown leather belt is crafted from taurillon clemence leather and has a palladium plated metal buckle. 1.6 in, this size 95 this cool leather belt will bring all of your looks together, giving you the perfect formal wear.
Make this Licol dress belt yours, for just $1,075.
2. Versace – Medusa Metal Studded Leather Belt
Founded by Gianni Versace in 1978, Gianni Versace S.p.A, more popularly known as Versace, is an Italian luxury fashion company. It produces high market ready-to-wear and leather accessories, and has the head of a Greek mythological figure, Medusa as their logo.
This modern belt is crafted from black leather and features cool metal studs on it. With the Versace logo, the head of Medusa on the buckle, this metal stud belt gives out a hipster vibe. Pair it with a casual look, making it a perfect party wear.
3. Yves Saint Laurent – Hublot Woven Leather Belt
Founded by Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Bergé, Saint Laurent is a French luxury fashion house, that revived its haute couture collection in 2015. It is considered to be one of the world’s most prominent fashion houses and is known for its modern and iconic pieces. It markets a broad range of women’s and men’s ready-to-wear products, leather goods, shoes, and jewellery.
This really cool adjustable belt is crafted from 100% leather and features a brushed silver-toned studs, and a Saint Laurent engraved buckle. 1.2 inches, this belt is 42 in and perfect for both formal wear and party wear.
Make this Hublot woven leather belt yours, for just $525.
4. Bottega Veneta – Nero Intrecciato Nappa Leather Belt
Established in 1966 in Vicenza, Veneto, Bottega Veneta is an Italian luxury goods and high fashion brand. It retails men’s and women’s ready to wear, leather goods, accessories, etc.
This designer belt is crafted from a combination of smooth and intrecciato nappa black leather, and is accented with a bold metal buckle, loops, and tip engraved with Bottega Veneta’s iconic intrecciato motif. Measuring 4 cm, this size 43 Bottega Veneta leather belt works perfectly well with every type of outfit you wear.
So make this Nero Intrecciato Nappa leather belt yours, for just $840.
5. Gucci – Luxury Leather Belt with G Buckle
Founded by Guccio Gucci in 1921, Gucci is an Italian luxury brand of fashion and leather goods. It is also the highest-selling Italian brand, and retails men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, leather products, shoes, accessories, etc.
This dress belt is crafted from brown leather and is set with a G buckle with a rectangular shape reminiscent of Gucci designs from the seventies. 1 in wide, this belt can be worn around the waist or hip and the sizes defer based on where the belt is worn.
6. Ralph Lauren – Braided Leather Belt
Founded by Ralph Lauren in 1967, The Ralph Lauren Corporation is an American corporation known for their clothing, marketing, and distribution of products in four categories; apparel, home, accessories, and fragrances. It first started with men’s ties and now retails products for women as well.
This braided belt is crafted from vegetable-tanned leather and features a Polo-debossed single-prong buckle, a single leather keeper, and a subtly pointed tip with a debossed signature pony. Measuring 3.2 cm wide, this mens designer belt adds a rich texture to any outfit you wear.
7. Louis Vuitton – Voyager Monogram LV Belt
Founded by Louis Vuitton in 1854, Louis Vuitton Malletier or LV, is a French fashion house and luxury retail company. The label’s LV monogram is present on most of its products, they retail ready-to-wear, shoes, watches, leather goods, etc.
This thin leather belt is crafted from black leather and features a matte black Ardillon buckle of the Voyager belt finished with meticulously crafted details that pay homage to the rich heritage of the House such as a monogram canvas strap, stud closings with matte black finish, and a calf leather lining and loop. Measuring 3.5 cm, this 110 cm belt with make any outfit of yours looks extremely classy.
Belts have been the most worn accessory amongst both men and women, but lately with high end brands putting their own twist into said accessories everybody wants a branded belt for themselves. But which one is the best belt for you? Find out in this list of the best belts for men, and tell us which of these belts is your favourite?