Corset belts have blown up on the street style scene this season. Pretty much every fashion girl has worn the lace-up style over dresses and button-downs to lend a waist-cinching effect to their look. The result? Outfits are instantly cooler. But if you want to know what’s next, get ready to try corset belts 2.0: extra-wide belts. We predict that they’ll be everywhere this fall after they were spotted on the runways of designers from Isabel Marant to Brock Collection to Monse.
Fashion girls have already started wearing the trend, and we’re taking styling notes for cool ways to wear the accessory. Style one over a sweater and an open jacket like Pernille Teisbaek to give some shape to bulky layers. Stick to a minimal monochrome look, and make the belt the focal point by wearing one with metal hardware. Or draw attention to your waist by choosing an optic white belt like Giovanna Battaglia. Want to see some inspiring ways to wear the accessory?
Keep reading to see how street style stars are wearing extra-wide belts, and shop 20 of our favorite pieces.