What Are the Different Types of Belts?


BaiQue is a company specializing in belt manufacturing. We provide personalized customization services to meet various needs of customers based on their different requirements such as type, material, color and usage. Whether you need large-scale cost-effective solutions or unique personalized designs, we can provide professional services and high-quality product guarantees. We are committed to assisting customers in obtaining better development opportunities in the global market and making their brands and products stand out in fierce competition.

There are many types of belts, each with its own special application field and audience. In order to help you fully understand our product line and find the most suitable belt type for you, we have specially written this article. Here, you will learn about the characteristics and uses of various types of belts, as well as how they can affect your brand image. Let’s explore the world of belts together and find the one that best suits your needs.

The following is a detailed description of the classification of belts according to material, color, target audience and usage:

1.Classification by Material:

Leather Belts: These belts dominate the market due to their elegance, durability, and fashion sense. They are mainly made of cowhide, sheepskin or crocodile skin which maintain their natural texture after careful processing and dyeing. Over time, they develop a unique charm and personality.

Fabric Belts: Made from various materials such as cotton and linen, these belts offer high comfortability and moisture absorption properties making them an ideal choice for summer wear. With a wide range of colors and patterns available, they can meet various personalized needs.

Synthetic Leather Belts: Artificial leather, PVC or PU belts provide a wide range of color and style choices while having excellent abrasion resistance and stain resistance. The price is usually lower than other types of belts which makes it suitable for those who need to frequently change accessories to match different clothing styles.

Metallic Belts: Chain belts are usually used as fashionable accessories to add highlights to clothing. They can be pure metal or inlaid with gems or jewelry to increase luxury.

2.Classify by color:

Black belt: suitable for any occasion. The classic black belt can be paired with clothing of any color, especially suitable for formal or business occasions.

Brown belt: can be paired with different shades of clothing, suitable for casual or semi-formal occasions.

White belt: usually used for summer or beach occasions, especially suitable to match with light-colored clothing.

Red belt: the first choice of fashion-forward people, can add highlights to simple outfits.

Blue belt: the best choice for casual occasions, can be paired with jeans or casual pants.

Gray belt: widely used in business and formal settings, can match a variety of suit colors.

Green belt: one of the representatives of natural style, practical in outdoor activities and leisure environments.

3.Classification by target audience:

Men’s belts: Typically wider, with simple and understated colors and styles. Black and brown are the most commonly used colors, while leather is the preferred material.

Women’s belts: Offer a greater variety of styles and colors, ranging from classic leather to decorative metal or jewelry. Women’s belts come in a wider range of color choices.

Children’s belts: Usually smaller, lighter in weight, with brighter colors. The design may incorporate elements that appeal to children such as cartoon characters or animal patterns.

4.Classified by usage:

Formal belts: suitable for business or formal occasions, usually made of high-quality leather, designed to be simple and elegant, with black and dark brown being the most common colors.

Casual belts: designed to be more flexible, can be made of various materials such as leather, fabric, rope or synthetic materials, with a wider range of color and style choices.

Sports belts: such as golf belts, climbing belts etc., emphasizing comfort and durability in design. Materials and colors may match the sports occasion and clothing.

Decorative belts: including various wide belts, thin belts, waist chains etc., mainly used to enhance the fashion sense and personalization level of the overall outfit. Materials and designs can be diverse and unique.

5.Classified by style:

Classic belt: usually has a standard width, and the length can be adjusted according to the user’s body shape. When choosing a classic belt, most people will consider whether the color and material are suitable for their clothing style.

Waistband: is a wide belt mainly used to highlight the waistline and as a decoration for clothing. It is usually used in women’s wear, especially dresses and long skirts.

Elastic belt: has good elasticity, providing comfortable fit for wearers. Suitable for various body types, it can stretch freely with user movements.

Woven belt: made of various materials such as leather, cotton thread, nylon, etc., with casual style and good breathability, very practical in summer.

Chain belt: usually made of metal chains, which can be used as belts or add fashion accessory effects.

6.Classification by Buckle Type:

Needle Buckle Belt: This is the most common type of belt, with a simple design that is easy to use. It features a metal needle that passes through the belt hole to secure it in place.

Automatic Buckle Belt: By sliding the buckle, the length of this belt can be easily adjusted, making it more flexible than traditional needle buckle belts.

Rotating Buckle Belt: This type of belt uses a rotating clasp which allows it to be used on both sides. Usually, one side is black and the other side is brown.

Magnetic Buckle Belt: This type of belt uses magnetic fixation instead of requiring a waistband hole. It can quickly fix and release at any position for added convenience.

7.Classified by usage:

Business belts: These belts are usually made of high-quality leather, with simple and elegant designs, mainly paired with dress pants and formal wear, reflecting the stability and professionalism of professionals in the workplace.

Casual belts: Casual belts come in a variety of styles and materials such as leather, cotton, nylon, etc. They are suitable for daily life and casual occasions when paired with jeans or casual pants.

Sports belts: These belts are usually made of durable materials such as nylon or polyester. They often have special designs such as sweat resistance and elasticity to provide support and comfort for athletes.

Decorative belts: These belts focus on design and decorative effects, such as wide waistbands or chain-link belts. They can enhance the overall dressing effect and make clothing more attractive.

Work Belts: Work Belts often have special functions such as police belt, military belt, construction worker belt etc., these types of belt can carry tools or equipment to meet the needs of specific professions.

The above is a detailed introduction to the types and application scenarios of belts. It can be seen that there are various types of belts and diverse usage contexts. Customized belts undoubtedly provide the best solution for different needs.


Choosing to cooperate with BaiQue on customized belt projects, in our belt manufacturing business, we fully understand the characteristics and applications of each type of belt, providing customers with the best customization services.

Whether you need bulk business belts or unique designs and personalized solutions, we have confidence in meeting your needs. As a belt manufacturer, we will also continue to innovate and expand our product line to meet various personalized demands.

Chat with us

Typically replies within 4 minutes.

+86 188 1932 1605

Welcome to contact us instantly via WhatsApp! It's not only convenient but also the most effective way to stay in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Chat on WhatsAppClick to start chat
Contact Form Popup

We are here to help you, answer your questions or tell some more about our services. Feel free to drop us a line.