The Oversized Belt: Would You Wear It?

Because we have a 24/7 watch on street style, any time a new trend emerges, we feel the need to share, which leads us to the topic of today’s slideshow: oversized belts. As of late, we’ve noticed some serious fashion insiders sporting larger than life belts, and think you should take note as this was a major trend on the F/W 14 runways. Scroll down to see how ladies like Giovanna Battaglia and Caroline Issa stylishly incorporate this bold accessory into their outfits, and if you’re up for the fashion challenge, shop the look!

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    Leila Yavari

    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Tip: Try an oversized belt in the same color as your dress for a monochrome ensemble that’s delightfully nuanced.

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    Yoyo Cao

    PHOTO: Julien Boudet/BFAnyc.com

    Tip: Accent your favorite LBD with a large buckle.

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    Caroline Issa

    PHOTO: Jacopo Raule/WireImage

    Tip: Style a big belt over a laidback piece, like a shirtdress.

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    Sofie Valkiers

    PHOTO: Julien Boudet/BFAnyc.com

    Tip: Wear a belt with multiple grommets for a statement-making look.

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    Christine Centenera

    EXPLORE: Street Style
    PHOTO: Gastro Chic

    Tip: Sport a corset-style belt around a silky button-down shirt.

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    Giovanna Battaglia

    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Tip: Pair an oversized belt with a sleeveless button-down shirt and a midi skirt.

    ​Keep scrolling to shop oversized belts!

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    Acne Studios Manon Woven Belt ($345)
    ​We’re getting futuristic vibes.

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    Emilio Pucci Beaded Leather High Waist Belt ($1350)
    ​The beadwork on this belt is impeccable.

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    Alaia Studded Leather Waist Belt ($2050)
    ​This laser-cut belt may come with a hefty price tag, but a girl can dream.

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    Derek Lam Wide Belt ($147)
    ​Because everyone needs a gingham-print belt to wear in the summer.

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    Anthropologie Stable Gate Corset Belt ($58)
    ​This would look intriguing around an off-the-shoulder dress.

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    Gucci Patent-Leather Waist Belt ($640)

    We're in love with the oversized buckle on this classic style.

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    Maison Boinet Wide-Glittered Belt ($244)

    Can you say: party belt?

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    McQ Alexander McQueen Cinch Belt ($190)
    Style this metallic belt over a white shirt dress for a dynamic ensemble.


    ​What do YOU think about the big belt trend? Share in the comments below!

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