Matt Myer is a St. Paul, Minnesota cyclist who was “tired of his pants falling down while he biked around the city and even more tired of the boring old belts in his drawer.” Next thing you know, he and his wife Jill have a business making surprisingly cool-looking belts from recycled bike tires and bike parts.I especially like the white belts, which resemble snakeskin.There are multiple designs, and each belt has a unique pattern based on the wear and tear on the bike tire. One size fits waists from 31-37 inches.The Hybrid Belt, with a chain link buckle, comes in three sizes. All belts are hand crafted.
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Last Updated October 3, 2016
Everyone can hold up their pants in style with an American-made belt.Upton makes some very modern and stylish belts – and they make them in the USA. Orvis has been a popular USA manufacturer for over 150 years. The men’s belts you’ll find at Orvis range from businessman to Prepster to country sportsman. The company also offers several belt styles for women. The Reversible Go-to Belt (top right) is one of its most-loved designs.Johnston and Murphy makes men’s belts for every occasion and they make these in the USA. Allen Edmonds offers a line of 60 belts, the majority of which are American-made. Unfortunately, there is no way to separate them by search. Browse for styles you like, then click on the individual belt, where the country of manufacture is clearly marked. Belts at Nordstrom range from chic to showy. They have women’s belts, like the Tory Burch Reversible Belt (top) and men’s styles, like the pebbled-leather belt from Nordstrom’s own brand. Want to see a wide variety of USA brands and styles? Try Zappos. Just click at the left to separate men’s and women’s. Be advised that the later results in the search are less likely to be accurate as far as Made in USA.Fox Creek Leather carries an interesting design for men where even the conchos are Made in the USA. Brooks Brothers carries a few American-made belts for men, including the Kiel James Patrick brand and Cordovan styles. belts. Orion Leather makes a wide variety of American belts for men and women.Todd Snyder makes belts for men in the USA. Filson belts tend to be utilitarian; the perfect on-the-job belt. Shinola’s belt selection for men is still small, but it’s stylish.
W.Kleinberg makes a variety of high end, custom-made belts.
Matt and Jill Myer make surprisingly cool-looking belts from recycled bike tires and bike parts.
Handmade luxury belts are the specialty of John Allen Woodward