As I have matured through middle age my waistline has changed in size, both up and down. Consequently my belt positions were often adjusted to suit this changing size demand. And I must admit in those extreme times some of my favourite belts could no longer be worn or I was on the last hole (which is not a good look). Certainly most belts I own show the signs of multiple holes having been used, where the holes are either stretched out of shape or ripped. They pretty much look like this:
Well not anymore!! Some innovative entrepreneurs belts that grip on a track of grooves at the rear of the belt, out of sight. Advantages of this type of design are:
There are several manufacturers on the market offer belt products functioning along the same principal. I will mention one with a great product range, Anston Belt and Buckle, and they ship to Australia
They are a USA based company (North Carolina), product details as follows:
A 1.25” with range and a 1.5” width range
Both width ranges have straps available in both:
Since all straps fit pant sizes up to 50", you don't need to choose a size. As long as you or the recipient wears a size 50" pant or less you will be able to size this belt to your waist. You simply cut the excess leather from the raw end of the strap that inserts into the buckle. This way it fits YOUR exact waist, with no guessing.
Note: buckles are not interchangeable between with ranges
Buckles are offered in a great range of finishes and styles for both the 1.25” and 1.5” belt widths
Belt/buckle combinations are selected individually to suit the customers taste.
You will need to add shipping to Australia, although international shipping seems quite reasonable these days, certainly on smaller items such as this.
Anson offer a lifetime warranty, but presumably you would need to cover shipping back to the USA
There are others on the market such as Kore Essentials
Kore also ship international for a flat rate of Flat Rate of just $12.95 USD (approx. $18 AUD)
Why not check them out?
Or Check out Trafalgar Stores great range of belts
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