CH Omakase 2016: Editions de Re Belt
Rarely does one see a common, everyday item—like a belt buckle—transformed functionally by way of a change to its geometries. That was certainly some of the allure pertaining to the work of Editions de Re, a design collective founded by Jim Hinz...
Slip Cinch Belt
A simple answer to the more cumbersome double-ring cinch belts, Wiley Brothers' streamlined Slip Cinch is handcrafted from vegetable-tanned English bridle leather with solid brass hardware. Each belt is tirelessly made in Charlottesville, Virginia...
Rollercoaster Belt with Buckle
NYC-based label Alyx only debuted last year—with a deliciously subversive womenswear collection—but they've already become one of eight finalists for the 2016 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers. Founder Matthew Williams (former art and creative...
Muston & Co. Italian Fabric Belts
It often seems like there is little room for men to reflect their personality in dress attire. Dress shirts stay primarily the same. Suits vary by cut and color, but straying too far from the norm can timestamp an outfit in a way that may lead to...
Reversible Post Buckle Belt
Postalco offers two belts in one with the reversible Post Buckle Belt. Two sides of rich, oiled leather come in a variety of understated neutral colors, fastened by a ultra-simple buckle showing only one notch hole in the center. With no indication...
Rugged Accessories and Bags by Mercy Supply
The old adage "They don't make them like they used to" insinuates that modern products don't stand up to the test of time like those of yesteryear. While this might be true for many manufactured items of the day, Michigan's Mercy Supply is the opposite...
Maximum Henry Guitar Straps
As of today, Brooklyn-based leather house Maximum Henry now offers beautifully crafted, custom guitar straps. Made by hand in the Williamsburg studio of brand founder Max Cohen, each strap is composed of heavy duty leather that Cohen has cut, dyed...
Parabellum and The Fashion Fund
Tucked behind a lush residential street in West Hollywood are the offices of leather goods maker Parabellum. "It has been a busy year," Head Designer Jason Jones tells CH, as he welcomes us with his very old but faithful dog Charlie in tow. He has...
Red Hook Belt
A good belt does more than just keep your pants up. The finishing touch on a truly great outfit, with its brass hoof pick closure the Red Hook belt adds that extra dash of surprising panache.
Leather U-Lock Belt
Handmade in Poland by the team behind the cycling accessories label GB Leather, this elegant belt is designed to house your Kryptonite U-Lock while in transit. The ideal marriage of form and function allows style-conscious cyclists to ride around completely...
Bottega Veneta Initials
Bottega Veneta joined the personalization club today with the launch of their Initials line at a five day pop up shop within their Milan showroom during the city's busy design fair, and online through a specialized Initials site. Their trademark...
Pelcan Hook Belt
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Melle Emilie B.
Cutting, crafting and dyeing all leather goods by hand in her Paris studio, Emilie Borriglione creates brightly-hued wallets, belts and more under the name Melle Emilie b. Because the design process happens completely by hand, no two pieces are exactly...
Tucker Blair for Opening Ceremony
Inspired since 2007 to bring color to corporate America with whimsical belts looped around the waists of businessmen, Washington, D.C. Tucker Blair is now teaming up with New York-based retailer, Opening Ceremony. Their collection of belts for men...