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Stylish Belts from Recycled Bike Tires and Parts: Made in USA

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.belt1I especially like the white belts, which resemble snakeskin.belts2There 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.belt3The Hybrid Belt, with a chain link buckle, comes in three sizes. All belts are hand crafted.

Regards, Kathy

100+ Beautiful Belts for Men and Women: Made in USA

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.OrvisBelts 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. orvis_womensbeltsThe company also offers several belt styles for women. The Reversible Go-to Belt (top right) is one of its most-loved designs.JohnstonMurphyBeltsJohnston and Murphy makes men’s belts for every occasion and they make these in the USA. allenedmondsbelts 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. nordstrom_beltsBelts 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. zapposbeltsZappos 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.foxcreekbeltFox Creek Leather carries an interesting design for men where even the conchos are Made in the USA. brooksbrosbelts Brooks Brothers carries a few American-made belts for men, including the Kiel James Patrick brand and Cordovan styles. belts. orionleatherbeltsOrion Leather makes a wide variety of American belts for men and women.toddsnyderbeltsTodd Snyder makes belts for men in the USA. FilsonBeltsFilson belts tend to be utilitarian; the perfect on-the-job belt.  beelt1 Shinola’s belt selection for men is still small, but it’s stylish.

W.Kleinberg makes a variety of high end, custom-made belts.
belts2Matt 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


Regards, Kathy