What Makes A Belt High Quality?

by melissa whillas April 20, 2023

Buying a good leather belt for men can be a bit of a challenge if you're not familiar with what to look for. Here are some tips to help you select the right one:

What to look for when selecting a high quality belt

  1. Look for high-quality leather: The best belts are made from full-grain leather or top-grain leather. Full-grain leather is the highest quality, as it is made from the outermost layer of the animal hide and is the most durable. Top-grain leather is also good, but it has been sanded and treated to remove imperfections.

  2. Check the width and length: Belts come in different widths and lengths. It's important to choose a width that matches the loops on your pants and a length that fits your waist size. Most belts range from 1.25 inches to 1.5 inches in width.

  3. Consider the buckle: The buckle should be sturdy and made from a durable material such as metal. You may want to choose a buckle that matches your other accessories, such as your watch or cufflinks.

  4. Look for quality stitching: The stitching should be tight and even, and the thread should match the color of the leather. Loose or uneven stitching is a sign of poor quality.

  5. Check for durability: The belt should feel sturdy and well-made. It should be able to hold up to daily wear and tear without showing signs of wear too quickly.

  6. Choose a versatile color: If you're only going to own one leather belt, choose a color that will match most of your outfits, such as black or brown.

Ironbark Leather Belt

By following these tips, you'll be able to choose a high-quality leather belt that will last for years and complement your wardrobe.


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