There’s a belt that’s as utilitarian as it is stylish and it’s the single one you should be firing up your credit card to buy right now. We’re talking about a military-inspired (or actual standard-issue, if you’re so inclined) slide-buckle web belt. It’s one accessory that squarely fits smack dab in the center of “if it’s doing its job right you shouldn’t notice it” territory—which is to say it will look great on every guy (yes, that means you). They fit seamlessly into any closet and, bonus, pretty much any outfit.
While the OG colors are black, olive, navy, and khaki, that hasn’t stopped some big name labels from giving these belts a high fashion upgrade. And unlike a more formal leather belt, these nine have a casual man in uniform air mixed with heavy duty vacation vibes, making them the perfect choice for drinks on the beach or more simply holding up your summer pants. Here are our picks:
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