How To Know What Belt Size You Are And What NOT To Do To Figure It Out

1)DO NOT USE YOUR PANT SIZE TO FIGURE OUT THE SIZE OF YOUR BELT! It shouldn't be so hard to figure out your belt size right? Well you'd think so, but we get a lot of returns from people saying their belt is too small. We looked into it and learned a thing or two ourselves. The first thing is that most designers "Vanity Size" their pants, so that you think you have a smaller waist than you actually do. Check this chart out we found on another cool belt maker's page- it shows also how much this can vary from designer to designer. We wear for instance size "30" and "34" pants from different designers that fit the same! So How Do You Do It?

Vanity Sizing Can Cause Confusion in Figuring Out Your Belt Size

2) Measure A Belt You Already Have To Get Your Belt Size Find a belt of your own or from someone else that seems to fit for your normal average use, preferably to the center hole. Measure the number of inches from the center hole (or the hole you use) to the center post of the buckle.* Then subtract  2 inches. For example, say your current belt measures 35 inches from the center post to hole you use. Taking 2 inches off gives you a belt size of 33. Which leads us to our last point...

3) When In Doubt Round Up In the example above, we've determined our belt size to be a "33", but most companies make only a 30, 32, and 34. In this case round up to the size 34 not down to the 32 for the best likely fit. That's how you do it!

Check this video out here and we'll show you how to do this.

4) We've Got Your Back
Also know that if for any reason your belt still doesn't fit just send it back within 30 days and we'll exchange it of course! Hopefully this blog and video will drastically reduce the chances of that ever happening in the first place. Also, you can check out our USA Made Vegan belts here. Rock! Couch.

*Also, regarding Step 2, if you don't have a belt you can do the same thing with a tape measure or piece of string. Wearing a pair of well-fitting pants, run a soft tape measure or piece of string through the belt loops of your pants and you can get the same measurement that way. Then subtract 2 inches from the measurement just like with the belt.

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