How to choose a belt for your husband?

A belt is an accessory that most men wear daily. It is something they do not think about much, but it can make a big difference in their overall appearance. The best belt for a man will depend on several different factors, including the pants he wears and how he likes his clothes to fit.

If you are more rugged outdoorsy, you might wear plaid shirts and jeans with work boots and mens leather belts. On the other hand, if you are more of an urban professional type, you will wear suits with chinos and loafers, regardless of how your wardrobe looks or what it consists of. Always ensure that the belt fits within your overall style and ensemble when buying a belt for yourself.

If you wear your pants high on the waist (think: baggy jeans), opt for a shorter leather belt that will cinch up around the hips instead of going through all four loops. This will create an additional visual effect on those oversized pants by making them look even more prominent than they are! If you wear your pants low on the waist (think: straight-leg jeans), choose a longer leather belt to properly secure it through all four loops without looking too big!

Consider the material of the belt.

Men’s leather belts are one of the most popular choices because of their durability and longevity. A leather belt is sure to last a long time, especially if you get one that is high quality. It also looks great on anyone, especially on guys who like to dress up in suits or other professional outfits.

If you want something unique, consider getting a bronze/silver/gold-coloured belt instead. These will give off an elegant vibe and make you feel like a true gentleman when you wear them with your clothes. If plastic is more up your alley, then definitely try some plastic belts too. They might not last as long as other materials, but they can be pretty stylish too.

Consider the styles of buckles available.

Generally, the styles of buckles available will vary by brand and price point. Typically, the more expensive the belt, the more elaborate its buckle.

Buckles come in two basic types:

  • Functional – These buckles are used for hooking together your pants and holding them up
  • Decorative – these buckles serve no purpose other than to look good on your belt

How will it be worn?

It would be best if you considered how the belt would be worn. A belt is an accessory, not the focal point of the outfit. This means that it should not clash with your other clothing or draw attention away from you.

You want to match the colour of your belt with the pants and shoes and any other accessories you usually wear (watch strap, tie). If you want to stand out and make a statement, choose a bolder colour, red or green, instead of black or brown.

A good rule of thumb is to avoid belts with buckles that are too large or too small, as they may draw attention away from your outfit.


In conclusion, a belt is an excellent accessory for any man to have in his wardrobe. Many styles and materials are available, so finding something that suits your taste should be fine.

Author:  Alison Lurie