Above all, there are different kinds of belts, in various and varied materials. Here, we will look into only of the two great categories which you must absolutely know, the formal belts and the casual ones. If you are interested in belts mounted, encrusted, belts,
The Formal Belt
As you can imagine, in this area, leather is king. So forget the polyurethane (famous imitation leather) or the polyester. The two elements
Let's go to the buckle.
Solid brass should ideally be chosen, but a brass plated or
- The belt section: has it been left unprocessed or has it received additional treatment (sanded, burned, greased, tinted)?
- Are the belt elements sewn or simply glued together? Its lifetime can vary widely depending on the answer to this question.
- The loops: are they doubled?