We Just Found the Next Way You'll Wear Your Favourite Belt

There's no doubt that belts are a staple item in our fashion arsenal, but with so many new ways to wear them, they're far from just a practical piece. Belts were seen at just about every show at S/S 18 fashion week. (Early-noughties chain belts were big at Balenciaga while plastic varieties were shown at Chanel.) The general rule for belts this upcoming season? The more eye-catching the belt, the better. Keep scrolling to browse these incredible belt-centric outfits for all the inspiration you'll ever need.

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Collage Vintage

For a new way to wear suiting, just add an extra-long high-shine patent waist belt.

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@sorayabakhtiar

 

Wear a slim black belt over a cashmere jumper to add a stylish point of interest.

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Style du Monde

Offset bold colour-blocking separates with a sleek and minimalistic belt bag worn around the low waist.

A thick belt is the best way to quite literally hold an outfit together. We're especially liking this Dorothee Schumacher leather belt with a gold buckle.

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@alicezielasko

Chain belts were big at Balenciaga. Hark back to the noughties and wear yours hung on the hips.

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Collage Vintage

A classic longline checked coat looks instantly cooler when belted with a tan suede iteration.

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@pernilleteisbaek

We're seriously into the pop of colour this Balenciaga belt brings to an otherwise simple outfit.

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Style du Monde

Choose extra-long tonal belts to cinch paper bag–trousers.

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@camillecharriere

That puffer or quilted coat that keeps you warm but is a little on the bulky side? Belt it.

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Collage Vintage

If you to update your off-duty denim, try adding a luxe, pearl-embellished belt.

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