Full Grain Leather Belts

Breaking Down the Better Full Grain Leather Belt

The best full grain leather belts stand out without trying to. They’re noticeable without being flashy. A keen eye can spot quality because it’s so used to seeing throwaway consumer goods. At Duvall Leatherwork, we aimed to make the best men’s accessory – a durable leather belt that could last a lifetime.

Here’s how we do it.

When it comes to making the best leather belts, that means going back to basics, then building back up slowly and deliberately. It starts with basic requirements.You need a strip of the highest quality leather, a buckle and some holes. That’s all your leather belt needs. Anything else is extra.

The materials you choose, the way you shape them and ultimately assemble and finish them makes all the difference. These elements determine if a belt will last a few years or many years of daily use.

More components give you more possible points of failure. With that in mind, the Duvall Leatherwork collection of full grain leather belts are stunning for their simplicity. Subtle flourishes give each one its distinct character, the kind that you’ll find only in Duvall Leatherwork products.

Premium Leather

When crafting the best full grain leather belts, just like building a home, we begin with a foundation. When quality materials go first, everything after that comes easier. Starting with the best leather sets the tone for all the steps after that.

At Duvall, our commitment to quality materials is at the core of everything we do. We understand the value of good leather and believe that we should treat it with the utmost care and respect.

We make our leather belts with care to look good and last long. We are proud of the skill and care put into making our products. We believe you will notice and value the high quality materials and expert craftsmanship used in each item.

For starters, we use variety of premium full grain belt leathers including bridle leather, latigo leather, and harness leather. That part is worth clarifying. Skilled craftsmen carefully make each item with pride, resulting in a unique and durable product.

Nick Duvall has over 20 years of experience in leather goods. He has created a unique style and reputation for high quality at Duvall Leatherwork.

This is due to his experience as a designer and craftsman. He knows how leather twists and folds. He knows how it ages and how to reinforce wear points so that users get the most use and life out of each piece.

That knowledge Mr. Duvall has come from thousands of hours of professionally working with leather. But crafting stunning personal accessories also takes an innate knack and an artistic eye. Crafters at Duvall Leatherwork have experience working with durable materials and appreciate making beautiful leather goods.

Types of full grain leather belts

Now that you have everything you need, it’s time to try out different belt styles. You have the right style and great craftsmanship. This is the perfect opportunity to make a statement. At Duvall, we offer a wide range of belt options for you to experiment with and find the perfect fit for your personal style.

Whether you’re looking for a classic leather belt, a trendy statement piece, or something in between, we have the perfect options for you to choose from. Our belts are carefully crafted with high-quality materials. You can trust that they will maintain a stylish appearance and have a long lifespan in your wardrobe. So go ahead, try out different belt styles and elevate your look with the perfect accessory from Duvall.


Men’s Dress Belts

Dress belts are not quite as versatile as everyday belts for men, but every man should have one whether they work in an office or not. Because without one, every time you wear that department store belt to a formal event, you just look like you’re trying too hard. Matching shoes with our belts is not a problem, black leather, brown leather, tan leather, we even make gray leather belts! Let’s make it easier: Duvall’s Men’s Dress Belts include the Metro Belt and the Freelance Belt.

Men’s Everyday Belts

Belts are a versatile accessory that can complement a wide range of outfits. They are perfect for everyday wear, whether you are dressing up in jeans and a t-shirt or dressing down in slacks and a button-down shirt. Belts are also a great addition to more casual outfits like khakis and a golf shirt.

When choosing a quality leather belt, it is important to consider whether it matches your personal style. Some people prefer simple and classic belts, while others may opt for more bold and statement-making designs. Ultimately, the key is to choose a belt that not only holds up your pants but also adds a touch of style to your outfit.

Removable Buckle Belts

The Roller Buckle Belt is a unique option within the everyday belts category that is worth highlighting. While it may seem like a small detail, the ability to customize belt buckles is a feature that appeals to a specific subset of fine leather goods shoppers.

Choose between a simple or fancy buckle with the Roller Buckle Belt to easily change your style. This attention to detail and versatility make this good leather belt a standout choice for those who appreciate both quality craftsmanship and the ability to tailor their accessories to suit their individual style.

Leather Belt Sizes, Fit and Length

When it comes to choosing the right belt size, it’s easy to get caught up in the details and overthink the process. Many people find themselves feeling anxious just at the thought of trying to figure out their belt size. However, Duvall Leatherwork, we have made and sold thousands of quality leather belts for men, and we have developed an in-house measuring system that works very well.

Our experience in crafting and selling belts has allowed us to fine-tune our measuring system to ensure that our customers get the perfect fit every time. We understand that finding the right belt size can be a daunting task, but with our expertise and attention to detail, we make the process as simple and stress-free as possible.

So, instead of getting overwhelmed by the complexities of determining your belt size, trust in our proven system to provide you with a belt that fits just right. All we need is your jeans size and that’s it. But please, don’t guess, look at the sizing tag on your jeans.

The Full Grain Leather Belt break-in period

If you’ve never felt brand new, quality full grain leather goods, the first time could be a little strange. New leather feels surprisingly stiff and rigid. That’s because it needs to break in.

The leather break-in period is the part where you make your leather belt, bag or wallet your own. This is the part where the story begins. Depending on how you use it, your leather belt might achieve a soft, supple and flexible feel in a month or two. If you’re gentler, and don’t strap it on as often, your belt might hold that stiffer feel for much longer.

Over time, you’ll get to know your leather goods. You’ll learn to appreciate that responsive, graceful aging process.

No matter what, these premium men’s leather belts only look and feel better with time. For most men, a belt is the kind of personal accessory they think about buying maybe once in a decade. Don’t suffer through with a cheap, blended leather belt for 10 years (if it even lasts that long). Take a stand for quality, handcrafted men’s accessories and feel proud every time you buckle on your belt.

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