All the Crazy Sh*t Fashion Girls Do With a Belt — and How 1 Can Transform Your Look
You remember your keys and wallet when you're leaving the house. But fashion girls remember extra outfit details: insane statement earrings, bag straps and keychains, quirky optical lenses, and belts. Belts add an extra dimension to your look, and they can take your all-black separates from zero to 100 in an instant.
But gone are the days of weaving a simple brown belt through the loops of your jeans. Now, it's all about getting creative with your accessories and cinching your waist in ways nobody's thought of. Scroll for some unique ideas we really love, then shop a few trendy belts that will help you pull off the tricks.
Let one peek out from a must-have gingham top and jeans combination.
Loop one around your blazer for a sophisticated look that mixes navy and black.
A Western-inspired belt lends a feminine tulle skirt an eye-catching touch.
Contrast pretty lace texture with a neutral caged design.
Cinch a billowy outfit with a belt in a complementing tone.
Make an unexpected statement by looping a loud, vibrant belt around ladylike Summer separates.
Add a little more sophistication to a cutesy crop-top look.
Add shape to a boxy, neutral jacket.
Keep your pieces tightly layered with a thick, simple style.
Coordinate one with the colors of your outfit, but use it to draw attention to your pants.
Cinch a colorful cocoon smock with a structured style.
Add a sash in the same color as your clothes to play up the dimension of a monochrome look.
Tie two jackets together seamlessly with a thin string.
Mix and match your sporty and bohemian pieces by looping a tan belt through your denim.
Emphasize the print on your dress with a matching buckle.
Use a chunky belt in a solid color to break up and block off a busy pattern.
Pull your belt tightly around a shorter jacket to achieve an instant peplum.
When your simple pantsuit is missing something, cinch your blazer at the waist.
A thick leather belt makes a satin blouse look tough.
Make your waist belt the focal point of your outfit by shopping for one with pouches affixed.
Break up the pattern on a boho-style maxi dress.
Use a dark dramatic belt to accent a very girlie dress.
Wrapping one around your simple midi skirt makes an all-black outfit appear crafty.
Use designer hardware to break up varying shades of blue.
Think about the little details. If you've got stripes on your robe, complement them with your belt.
Invest in an artsy, geometric belt for when your outfit is all about texture.