Belts & Suspenders

Effectively navigating the meeting point between style and functionality, belts are a finishing touch that, at times, literally, hold an outfit together. The latest designer renditions are replete with modernized updates on quintessential slim leather belts, employing intricately-engraved detailing and unmistakable logo hardware, emphasizing the reasons for which this accessory easily lends itself to luxe upgrades. Webbing variations secure a streetwise, laissez-faire appeal to complement low-fuss outfitting, while wide leather corsets and obi-style self-tie belts serve as an avant-garde take on the traditional waist-cincher. Reimagined harnesses and suspenders can alternately add a transgressive twist to straightforward dressing or an extra dimension of toughness and sensuality to unconventional tailoring. The added texture provided by extended leather accents and curb chain drops allow the aesthetic effect of the belt to expand beyond its baseline practical functions, elevating the accessory to a focalized conversation piece. The prevalence of studded embellishments subtle evokes counterculture signifiers without compromising luxury, in the same way that opulent stone flourishes achieve understated elegance, attesting to an accessory whose longstanding necessity has given way to a rich, virtually endless realm of possibility.

Gucci - Red Oversized GG Belt

Gucci

Red Oversized GG Belt

$650

Gucci - Black Oversized GG Belt

Gucci

Black Oversized GG Belt

$650

Gucci - Black Vintage GG Plaque Belt

Gucci

Black Vintage GG Plaque Belt

$390

Gucci - White Interlocking GG Horsebit Belt

Gucci

White Interlocking GG Horsebit Belt

$450

Ann Demeulemeester - Black Large Kenya Belt

Ann Demeulemeester

Black Large Kenya Belt

$490

Gucci - Pink Leather GG Belt

Gucci

Pink Leather GG Belt

$460

Gucci - White Double G Buckle Belt

Gucci

White Double G Buckle Belt

$460

Marc Jacobs - Pink Glittered Belt

Marc Jacobs

Pink Glittered Belt

$150

Dolce & Gabbana - Black Crystal Logo Belt

Dolce & Gabbana

Black Crystal Logo Belt

$495

Gucci - Burgundy Wide Leather GG Crystal Belt

Gucci

Burgundy Wide Leather GG Crystal Belt

$950

Gucci - Green & Red Torchon GG Elastic Belt

Gucci

Green & Red Torchon GG Elastic Belt

$890

Gucci - Black Toscano Leather GG Belt

Gucci

Black Toscano Leather GG Belt

$460

Gucci - Burgundy Horsebit GG Belt

Gucci

Burgundy Horsebit GG Belt

$450

Marc Jacobs - Pink Thick Jelly Belt

Marc Jacobs

Pink Thick Jelly Belt

$195

Miu Miu - Black Logo Leather Belt

Miu Miu

Black Logo Leather Belt

$360

Gucci - Black Wide Leather GG Crystal Belt

Gucci

Black Wide Leather GG Crystal Belt

$950

Prada - Black Saffiano Leather Belt

Prada

Black Saffiano Leather Belt

$380

Prada - Reversible Black & Red Leather Belt

Prada

Reversible Black & Red Leather Belt

$395

Gucci - Brown GG Belt

Gucci

Brown GG Belt

$450

Gucci - Brown Thin GG Toscano Belt

Gucci

Brown Thin GG Toscano Belt

$350