The Belt Blog

Have you ever wondered how to show off your own unique style? Here are a few ideas!

Just like your favorite piece of jewelry, a really great belt buckle can be used to personalize any outfit to show off your own unique style. From preppy to western styles, whether you want to make a bold statement or just subtly accent your ensemble, you'll find just the right ladies buckles here at where we have an amazing, and varied, selection to choose from. But which of our styles best suits yours?

Here are 4 examples and suggestions on how to wear them-

Belt Buckle: Turquoise Encrusted Brushed Silver Medallion

When you think of Indonesia do you think of high fashion?

Due to the success of our Handmade Beaded Belt Collection, we decided to take a look into Indonesian fashion, and discovered there is much more to Indonesia than beautiful islands and white sand beaches…

Paris. New York. Milan. These international cities instantly come to mind when we think about the fashion capitals of the world… But could the mountainous island of Bali, Indonesia really be the next big hub of fashion?

The Indonesian government certainly thinks so- by organizing Indonesia Fashion Week, or IFW they hope to transform Indonesia into the...

One-of-a-kind handmade Belt Buckle by artist Kathy Burg of KDichter Designs

Meet belt designer Kathy Burg. Kathy designs exclusive handmade women’s belt buckles for her label KDichter Designs. In today’s world of mass production, handmade items are a rarity.
What’s even more impressive than creating belt buckles by hand is assembling them from ‘found’ items that Kathy comes across at yard sales and in her daily life. We’re not talking your typical materials – Kathy uses everything from vintage jewelry, semiprecious stones to medical pills and even orthodontic braces!
"The ugliest things have...

Posted by in Styling Tips, By Body Type, View All on Jul 09, 2012 .

Many women don't spend enough time considering what belt to wear- should it be a skinny belt, wide belt, stretch waist belt or no belt at all. The options are many and choosing the perfect style is as important as picking out the right shoes or bag. And while there are no hard and fast rules in regards to which are the right colors or widths, there are some common mistakes women make that are easy to remedy.  

Wearing a waist belt on your hips. Low-riding belts ooze bohemian cool but you need to wear the right type of belt on your hips for the most flattering fit. Belts made for the waist are cut straight while hipster...

Posted by in Styling Tips, View All on Jun 15, 2012 .

Have you always wanted your name in neon lights?

Well, we can’t promise you that, but we can help you get some star-worthy attention! With the summer solstice right around the corner, there’s no better way to transition your wardrobe between seasons than with vivid bursts of neon. Although the typical pastel shades of spring are pretty, summer calls for bolder color choices.


At first, you may think neon is only for rave-goers or crossing guards. Think again! There are a million ways to incorporate neon into your wardrobe – just start with baby steps! If you’re afraid to take the trend to the streets just...

Posted by in Styling Tips, View All on May 31, 2012 .

Of all the latest fashion trends for Spring 2012, none is bigger than super fun, colorful jeans. From pretty pastel shades to saturated, crayon-box brights, it seems that this season, women are looking for more than just a basic pair of broken-in blues. And with this extra jolt of color in your wardrobe comes the opportunity to experiment with belts in ways that you may not have dreamed of before.

One way to do this is by pairing your cheerful new jeans with a skinny belt or two. Cool, skinny belts will easily slip through those belt loops and provide an eye catching accent without overpowering the jeans. If you've just picked...

Everyone knows the age old rule, “you can’t wear white after Labor Day.”

This means that with Memorial Day approaching this weekend, it’s time to break out your crisp, clean whites! The holiday got us at thinking, where did this tradition originate?

There are many possible explanations for this fashion rule. First off, white clothing is often worn to beat the heat. In the early 20th century, people dressed much more conservatively and therefore needed a fashionable way to cool down without showing too much skin. Once the fall and winter came around, though, the fashion elite wouldn’t dare...

While skinny belts may be stealing the scene with short skirts and bright denim, big bold stretch belts are perfect when paired with a loose or long dress.


Not only do these belts transform your outfit into a fashion statement, they also shape your figure and instantly downsize your body (including your waist). Petite ladies like Ashely Olsen and Rachel Zoe use wide belts to create shape to their figure. Full-figure women will also love a big, bold, belt because it instantly cinches the waist for a sexy hourglass figure.


Besides shape-enhancing, big waist belts also bring interest to an outfit. Drew...

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