There was a Shakespearean expression that says, 'Clothes maketh the
man'. It means that the clothes you wear can say a lot about who you
are or what you believe in. Anything that you choose to put on you will
somehow reflect your personality. Believe it or not, this is also true
when it comes to belts. While the cowboy era has ended long ago, the
trend of wearing mens western belts
not. In fact, it has garnered greater popularity more than ever and
making a comeback in fashion. These belts are of classic style, yet
unique and modern at the same time. Contrary any other type of belts,
the mens western belts
can express more personal characteristics of the wearer, since they are designed with themes and pictorial messages.
These belts can come in many designs, styles and themes. The designs inspired by the Old West
are often very traditional looking. There are usually scroll works,
engravings or carvings on the buckles, which are mostly made of metal.
Some even have engravings of animals, guns or boots on them. These are
usually best matched with Western outfits along with the cowboy hat.
The old western look would then be complete (don't forget the cowboy
For western belts that are slightly modern looking, check out the ones made by Ariat
They are, more often than not, genuine leather belts with careful and
detailed craftsmanship. Most of them feature studworks conchos and
naiheads and embossed with basket weave billets. They come either with
fixed or removable buckles. The ones with removable buckles would be
handy to have as you can interchange them as you like. If Ariat
does not suit your taste, you can still look at the belts by Leegin
, which are also made from leather. Similarly the belts also feature intricate handiworks.
you really are looking for belts that can really last long and look
great as well, then you should head over for the more popular type of
belts ' handmade belts
These belts are made with fine hand-craftsmanship that simply cannot be
compared to those made from the factory. The details on it are very
unique and, more often than not, one of a kind. Luckily for all of us,
the price tags aren't too expensive.
To stand out in the crowd,
you need something with an extra glitter. Why not try on some of the
belts that are studded with rhinestones or rivets? While rhinestone studded
belts used to be popular only among the women folks, they have risen to
fame with the male population as well. Don't worry though, wearing one
of these rhinestone studded
is not going to make you look girly or soft. On the contrary, it will
show how confident and comfortable you are with yourself. Besides you
can always pick up the belts with fewer studs but still enough to
Western belts are actually great accessories
to have around, regardless of whether you are dressing up in the
Western style. They are versatile enough to match other clothing and
would still manage to complement your look (alas, it is not a suitable
piece to wear to work). But if you are dressing up for that rugged
western look, you would really need these belts to complete it. Nothing
else can replace western belts to give you that kind of style. They
are, after all, a fashion on their own.