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Archival Clothing Webbing Belts

Ring belts are the saving grace for casual types who can't stand the sight of belt loops in the raw. These Archival Webbing Belts ($28) are a restrained alternative to the preppy stripes and bright colors you'll soon see crowding retailers' spring shelves. They're made in Portland, OR, from British mil-spec cotton webbing and feature a Horween leather tab and red bar tack stitching. For proper sizing, measure your waist and add 6 inches, then compare this number to Archival's "Finished Length of Belt". Remember to leave slack for those porterhouse binges.

Style Pick: Feit Handmade Vegetable Leather Belt

Boutique custom shoemaker Feit is expanding their small leather goods line with a new handmade vegetable leather belt. Each belt is made in Lucca, Italy, from a single piece of leather and features only four stitches, each applied by hand.

Style Pick: Anderson Woven Suede Belts

Italian-brand Anderson has been crafting quality leather goods and accessories since 1966. Their classic woven belts are made from premium suede and are versatile enough to complete all manner of well-considered looks. Brown is naturally a solid conservative choice, but there's

Style Pick: Aubin & Wills Milby Belt

Handmade leather belt crafted using century-old traditions and craftsmanship by The Regents Belt Company, a fine leather goods manufacturer based in the heart of England’s leather industry. And yes -- that is a blue buckle. $109 |

Style Pick: Free / Man x Wood & Faulk D-Ring Belt

The D-ring collaboration from Free / Man and Wood & Faulk is comprised of 1.5" thick, 10oz North American steer hide tanned in the English bridle fashion with solid brass or nickel plated brass rings. The end result is an extremely

A Natural Progression From Boots

Helm Handmade Belts

We first learned about Helm after spotting their excellent Ray Ray boots last summer. Now the craftsmanship-focused shop has added a line of great looking belts ($85) designed to match their footwear. All of the belt styles share

Don't Just Hold Your Pants Up

Patagonia Friction Belt


By Gear Patrol Reader Brett Prior The Patagonia Friction Belt breaks away from the dreary leather belt that often straps in our whimsical being. After looking for the perfect belt for well over a year, I finally realized that I was looking

A Beast of a Belt

Tanner Goods Standard Belt


Tanner Goods produces their Standard Belt by hand in the enviable climes of Portland, Oregon. It's constructed from 9/10 ounce,  1.5" wide, heavyweight English Bridle Leather, has hand burnished edges, and has been properly branded with the Tanner mark.

Vintage-Inspired, American Made

Red Monkey Designs Hellion II Belt


Over 10 years ago, Red Monkey Designs was started out of a garage in Southern California. Best known for producing hand-built leather accessories from custom watches to guitar straps, RMD has quickly become a go-to destination for rock stars and

Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 20: Upgrade Your Work Style


By Gear Patrol reader Mitch Granger For most of us, dressing for work involves little thought. We wake up, put on the obligatory pieces of clothing that insure we're appropriately dressed based on our position and office environment, and walk out the

Custom Designed Belt Buckles Offer Personalized Style

The Buckle by Bettinardi Golf

the-buckle-by-bettinardi-golf Since 1990, Robert J. Bettinardi has been crafting some of the finest putters in the market. Now Bettinardi Golf is turning that renowned workmanship toward a new medium: belt buckles.

The Buckle begins as a solid block of high-grade, double-aged

The Cure for Bored Belt Loops.

Smathers and Branson: Needlepoint Belt & Key Fob

smathers-and-branson-needle-point-belt-key-fob One of the cooler traditions of preppydom is the handmade needle point belt. Usually made by an over-achieving wife or girlfriend, these belts are often stitched by hand for some lucky male to include numerous details relating to him as a

Diesel Roller Boy Belt

diesel_rollerboy.jpgThose jeans you've probably spent an inordinate amount of time looking for are now in your wardrobe. We're willing to bet you probably haven't bought a new belt for them unless you're the kind of guy that wears jeans well without a belt. The

Diesel Hazard Belt

Diesel Hazard BeltLeather Diesel belt pieced with brass rivets and finished with a worn brass buckle embossed with the Diesel logo. Imported. Spot clean.

  • Fits sizes: 32-38
  • 42"l, 1.5"w
  • Leather
  • Web exclusive
Cost: $75.00 @ Urban Outfitters