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Jennifer Aniston has been photographed wearing one. So have Kendall Jenner, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Dakota Johnson, to name a few. We’re talking about the iconic Gucci logo belt. While we hear about statement shoes or the It bag of the season, belts don’t get nearly as much love.
But as the Gucci belt — and other luxury waist cinchers — have earned a spot in the closet of many famous faces, that’s been changing. Hollywood is in on the secret that the best designer belts can instantly elevate your look, whether you’re wearing a tee and jeans or a cocktail dress. They’re also an easy way to accentuate your waist. And as seen on runways and the streets over the last few years, logo mania is still all the rage.
Need ideas? We did the shopping for you by rounding up the best women’s designer belts to pair with your favorite winter accessories, stylish suit sets and other cold-weather looks. From the cult-favorite double G accessory to options by Louis Vuitton, Jacquemus, Valentino, Isabel Marant, Telfar and other star-loved luxury labels, check out our top picks below — including eco-conscious options from the best online luxury consignment platforms and pieces to shop on sale at Farfetch, Saks Fifth Avenue, Net-A-Porter, MyTheresa, 24S and other designer retailers.
1. Gucci 2015 Re-Edition Wide Leather Belt
Arguably the item that sparked the designer belt craze, this is a classic to keep in your closet forever. When it comes to the best women’s designer belts, it doesn’t get any more iconic than Gucci’s wide leather logo belt. Made in Italy from luxurious leather and adorned with the fashion house’s “GG” logo, it can be dressed up or down, making it a wardrobe MVP. It comes a range of other colors, including brown, dusty pink and more.
Gucci 2015 Re-Edition Wide Leather Belt $520
2. Chanel Calfskin Paris Button CC Belt
Chanel doesn’t sell its fashion pieces online. One way to get around that? Online luxury consignment site Fashionphile offers pre-loved pieces from European fashion houses, like this black leather Paris button belt with an iconic “CC” silver buckle.
Chanel Calfskin Paris Button CC Belt $1,305
3. Dior 30 Montaigne Reversible Belt
Dior’s 30 Montaigne reversible belt features the French fashion house’s logo motif on canvas on one side and smooth black leather on the other, giving you two versatile options in one.
Dior 30 Montaigne Reversible Belt $740
4. Prada Saffiano Leather Belt
If pink is your idea of neutral, then Prada’s saffiano leather belt will be a classic wardrobe staple. This textured accessory (available in other colors and finishes) boasts the Italian fashion house’s triangle logo.
Prada Saffiano Leather Belt $725
5. Loewe Anagram Belt
Tessa Thompson, Chloë Sevigny and Laura Harrier are among the Hollywood stars who step out in Loewe’s artful designs. This anagram logo belt features the Jonathan Anderson-led label’s signature knots, which can be found on many of the house’s bags and accessories.
Loewe Anagram Belt
6. Dolce & Gabbana Devotion Leather Belt
You could go with a classic D&G logo buckle, or you could up the ante with Dolce & Gabbana’s Devotion leather belt with an embellished heart finished with pearls.
Dolce & Gabbana Devotion Leather Belt $825
7. Sergio Hudson Black Signature Leather Belt
Michelle Obama wrapped her waist with Sergio Hudson’s black leather belt at President Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony, prompting the piece to sell out. (Vice president Kamala Harris has also worn the designer.) The designer’s winter-ready fuschia piece — currently half off — measures two inches wide and is finished with a brushed brass buckle.
Sergio Hudson Signature Leather Belt $147.50 on Amazon.com
8. Isabel Marant Bicolor Leather Pull-Through Belt
While the brown option is a classic pick, Isabel Marant’s silver and black pull-through leather belt is ideal for cinching everything from dresses to blazers to slouchy sweaters, especially when you want to stand out from the style pack. (The globally-inspired French designer has been worn by Katie Holmes, Sienna Miller and Maggie Gyllenhaal.)
Isabel Marant Bicolor Leather Pull-Through Belt $295
9. Off-White Classic Industrial Belt
Pay homage to the late, great Virgil Abloh in Off-White’s black and yellow industrial belt, which is 1.25 inches wide and 81 inches long and boasts an adjustable snap buckle.
Off-White Classic Industrial Belt $260
9. Saint Laurent YSL Supple Leather Skinny Belt
A basic skinny belt gets a high fashion upgrade with Saint Laurent’s YSL monogram in gold, matching with the buckle. The luxury house’s logo was introduced in 1961 and became one of the most famous in fashion history. As one of the best women’s designer belts we’ve found, it’ll work with so much in your closet.
Saint Laurent YSL Supple Leather Skinny Belt $575
10. Lizzie Fortunato Florence Belt
Helmed by twin sister designers Elizabeth and Kathryn Fortunato, Lizzie Fortunato’s playful accessories add a whimsical touch to any autumn look. The Florence taupe belt boasts a floral-like square acrylic buckle — the perfect piece anyone who believes that fashion should be fun.
11. Ganni Jewel Thin Glitter Waist Belt
One of the best skinny belts for those who want some sustainable sparkle, Ganni’s jewel thin glitter waist belt is made from recycled polyester and boasts an embellished floral buckle. It’s also available in light lilac. (The Scandinavian label’s starry #GanniGirls include Bella Hadid, Dakota Johnson, Beyoncé, Daisy-Edgar-Jones and others.)
Ganni Jewel Thin Glitter Waist Belt $95
12. Versace Greca Belt
Why not go bold in Versace’s Greca belt? This statement piece boasts the Italian luxury house’s signature print on gold-tone hardware on one side, so you can make a statement on the back and keep it simple with the buckle in front (or vice versa).
Versace Greca Belt (reg. $1,325) $1,060
13. The Attico Zebra Belt
If animal prints are your neutral, throw on The Attico’s zebra belt. The 1.2-inch piece is made of luxe calf leather with a push-stud silver-tone buckle, and it’s perfect for showing off your wild side all winter.
The Attico Zebra Belt $432
14. Salvatore Ferragamo Aura Belt
New creative director Maximillian Davis has ushered in a new era for Ferragamo, as seen in the Italian house’s new Gancio logo. A modern twist on the iconic motif, this luxe brown leather belt is finished with a logo buckle covered with a wraparound thread inspired by saddlery.
Salvatore Ferragamo Aura Belt $795
15. Golden Goose Studded Leather Belt
What a stud! Golden Goose has stepped beyond well-worn luxury kicks with its new collection of clothing and accessories. This studded Western-inspired leather belt showcases the brand’s signature distressed finish, as seen in the variegated studs and mixed metals.
Golden Goose Studded Leather Belt $410
16. Fendi Embossed Leather Belt
Fendi fanatics can wear their devotion on their waistline with this sleek beige leather belt with the Italian fashion house’s logo — designed by Karl Lagerfield in just three seconds in the 1960s — in gold-tone hardware. Available in other neutral colors.
Fendi Leather Belt $470
17. Louis Vuitton Damier Azur Initiales Ceinture 90 Belt
Love LV? Another excellent designer consignment boutique, What Goes Around Comes Around offers accessories from the heritage luxury house, such as this Damier Azur Initiales Ceinture 90 belt with Louis Vuitton’s emblem on the buckle and the iconic chessboard print. If you weren’t able to snap up the piece in time, the consignment retailer has other options from the brand here.
Louis Vuitton Damier Azur Initiales Ceinture 90 Belt $750
18. By Far Katina Crocodile-Effect Leather Buckle Belt
By Far is regularly seen on It Models including Kaia Gerber, Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Hailey Bieber — and it’s easy to see why, given the brand’s statement-making accessories that are designed to upgrade even the most basic street style looks. This crocodile-embossed black calf leather belt with a chain-detailed buckle is one such piece that’ll elevate any tee-and-denim outfit.
By Far Katina Crocodile-Effect Leather Buckle Belt (reg. $230) $102
19. Dries Van Noten Leopard Print Calf Hair Double Wrap Belt
Yet another great animal print staple, Dries Van Noten‘s leopard print calf-hair belt adds texture to your LBD. (The luxe label is frequently worn by Maggie Gyllenhaal, Beyoncé, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Kendall Jenner and other stars.)
Dries Van Noten Leopard Print Calf Hair Double Wrap Belt (reg. $455) $273
20. Valentino Garavani VLOGO Reversible Leather Belt
There are lots of things to love about this belt (recently worn by Michelle Pfeiffer), but the fact that it’s a twofer might be the best one. The reversible belt is black on one side and brown on the other, and it’s made in Italy from rich leather, making it a worthy investment all around.
Valentino Garavani VLOGO Reversible Leather Belt $650
21. Jacquemus Pouch-Detail Leather Belt
It Girl-beloved brand Jacquemus’ brown calf leather belt features a removable card holder for staying hands-free and stylish. (Your massive phone, on the other hand, will need to be stowed in your pocket.)
Jacquemus Pouch-Detail Leather Belt $353
22. Balenciaga Logo Coated Stretch Canvas Belt
Balenciaga’s double-B logo gets stretched to fit this skinny coated canvas belt, which has a silver-tone buckle and comes in black, too.
Balenciaga Logo Coated Stretch Canvas Belt $395
23. Telfar Logo Leather Belt
Match your Bushwick Birkin with a chic Telfar logo belt, made from white vegan leather and inspired by the NYC-based designer Telfar Clemens’ cult-favorite shopping bag. (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Zoë Kravitz, Dua Lipa, Oprah Winfrey and Selena Gomez are just a few stars who’ve worn Telfar.)
Telfar Logo Leather Belt $95
24. Moschino Logo-Plaqued Leather Belt
For a cheeky statement, try this belt by Moschino, the tongue-in-cheek Italian fashion house that’s now helmed by designer Jeremy Scott. This patent black leather belt features the brand’s signature bold, all-gold logo, marking you as one of those fashion folks who know that style should have a sense of humor.
Moschino Logo-Plaque Buckled Belt $315
25. Altuzarra Extra Large Brass Buckle Belt
Talk about white-hot! This luxe cincher‘s abstract gold-tone metal is a subtle nod to the design house’s name. It’s made from creamy calf leather — and it’s half off right now, too.
Altuzarra, Extra Large Brass Buckle, Small, Enoki $395.00 on Amazon.com
26. B-Low the Belt Bri Bri Waist Belt
Say it with some Southwestern flair with B-Low the Belt’s Bri Bri waist belt. It’s all about the double silver-tone buckle finished with flower details that effortlessly pull off this season’s Western trend.
B-Low the Belt Bri Bri Waist Belt $132
27. Bottega Veneta Kalimero Intrecciato Leather Waist Belt
Bottega Veneta’s intrecciato weave is one of the most coveted designs out there these days (Rihanna and Salma Hayek are among the stars who’ve toted the luxury brand’s accessories). Cut and braided by hand in Italy from soft leather, this buttery-soft black leather belt lets you wrap the European fashion house’s unmistakable design around your waist.
Bottega Veneta Kalimero Intrecciato Leather Belt $1,000