Belts the smallest yet one of the visible peace of accessory items on any man. Well, when it comes to brands there are few that feel to give importance to the details and quality of leather used in belts. Most of the brands or local brands sell the combination of synthetic leather belts. But when we raise the standards, we find brands in the world that show special craftsmanship qualities with a long history of producing high-quality leather products. So, today we count down the list for who makes the best leather belts in the world.
Before directly jumping into the list first let’s see the anatomy of the belt so that it becomes easy to understand the terms used in configuring the quality of the belt.
Brands that make the best leather belts
Tom Ford is the brand that most dedicated to providing men accessories and clothes. The best thing about this brand belts is the material. The material used by Tom Ford in their belt is calfskin and crocodile Leather which makes the strap soft and supple.
Tom Ford belts come with a 40mm strap width made in Italy with high-quality leather, which makes it go to piece with a formal dress.
Tom creates its unique type of buckle, only contains a long T prone of silver or gold(also known as T buckle belt) to give the belt a slim and formal look. Tom Ford makes no compromise on the style, simple and supple is the two things which are highlighted in its belts. Besides formal T belts, Tomford also provides casual belts made of suede, woven leather, etc.
While keeping luxury in mind, the brand focuses more on two or three color options – black, brown, and tanned brown. Besides that, you get green and blue colors also for casual outfits.
● Made in Italy, the world’s top-notch quality leather is crafted in Italy.
● Uses calfskin and crocodile full-grain leather.
● Durable, and goes easily in pant loops, because of 44mm’ size.
● Buckle style is unique and bold, not the classic rectangular. So you may not like that.
● May be expensive for some people
RM Williams is a prominent player in producing high-quality belts to match with casual and formal outfits. RM Williams is a pond full of all types of options.
RM Williams put the old classic touch in buckles, keep them simple and rectangular so that it goes well with formal and casual outfits. You get a neat and clean nickel buckle Embilshed with longhorn. The brand doesn’t comprise stitching quality, provides a stitched strap.
The material used by Rm William to make a high-quality belt is cowhide leather. The production or craftsmanship is done in Australia.
Besides that, the brand provides drover belts and plaited belts as its two popular options. Where the drover belt is made of vegetable Italian cowhide, plaited belts are made with 14 kangaroos leather (one of the strongest and durable leather). These two options come more as a casual option but still offers premium quality.
● 1 ¼ mm strap width
● Single leather keeper
● Cowhide leather is used in formal belts to keep the quality and durability in check.
● Kangaroos leather and vegetable Italian cowhide is used in casual option.
● Made and produced in Australia
● Rectangular buckle coated with silver and longhorn embellished with nickel buckle.
Any leather list is incomplete without Timberland. Timberland is a brand that is popularly recognized for its shoes and tree-shaped logo. But the brand is evolved in many years and now has a good hand in multiple luxury accessories items also.
Timberland belts are made of 100% buffalo leather. The other material used by Timberland is 100% hand-stained full-grained harness leather. Timberland adds rugged texture to its items and belts are no different. These rugged belts offer great durability and remain comfortable in any condition.
If you are men who like to adventure and keep visiting mountains, and forests then Timberland has a good hand for you. You can also add their boots to balance the good combination.
From shoes to brands, Berluti is one the oldest brand in history, started in 1895 in Italy. As the brand is an Italian breed, all craftsmanship of the belt is done in Italy.
Berluti uses vaneza calf leather to make durable leather belts. With the logo embossed on a broad metal loop, Berluti stands out in the crowd. The buckles used re square buckles with 35mm strap width.
Berluti belts works are best with semi-formal and casual outfits because of its square buckles. The one thing you should keep in mind that the leather used in Berluti belts demands care, you can check on their site for a care guide.
● 3MM strap with square buckles
● Venezia calf leather is used to make leather belts.
One of the lux fashion brands on the earth Bottega Veneta has a tasted every dish from shoes, bags to belts. The brand has a reputation for making no compromise in quality and style. Although everything of this brand comes with a high price tag, a leather belt is no different.
The belts made of 100% leather comes in different styles, lnterciatoo weave belt and leather woven belt are the popular ones among different styles. The buckles of the belt usually come in a rectangular shape, available in black and silver buckle. The design is done more on a strap rather than buckle, gives the same look but different styles.
Usually, Bottega Vaneta belts strap are made 3.4mm wide.
The brand with a British name is a premium producer of high-quality belts that are simple and elegant. The unique reversible D buckle and simple strap are some of Dunhill’s standouts.
It is loved by all types of men, regardless of age group. Dunhill promotes keeps the style simple and do more designing and detailing on the buckle. Dunhill uses full grain calf leather, and full-grain cow leather to meets its high standards.
If you are looking for some real piece that looks mature and simple then Dunhill is the best brand for you in the world. The craftsmanship of belts is done in Italy, which attaches a quality tag to it.
● Palladium plated buckles are used to give shine to the buckles.
● You get two options in step width- 30mm and 35 mm.
● Full-grain calfskin and cow leather is used
Sleek and simple design with simple silver rectangular buckle, Mio Marino provides the belt that fits for any occasion. Also, you get a quality piece with an affordable price tag on it.
Canvas-woven belts to designer belts, casual belts to dress belts Mio Marino has a lot to offer.