I know what you’re thinking: Summer is barely underway, and you’re already talking about fall. Give us a chance to put our swimsuits on! I know; I know. But this particular fall trend is something you should be aware of right now because you may even want to wear it with said swimsuit. Moreover, I guarantee you already have next season’s biggest accessory trend rolled up in your armoire, and you haven't thought twice about it. A piece of advice: Do not throw it away the next time you clean out your closet!
I'm talking about belts, my friends. Wide or thin, embellished or plain, they ruled the F/W 19 runways and are set to be one of the biggest trends of the new season. From Michael Kors to JW Anderson and Saint Laurent, practically every designer showcased the waist-cinching accessory over blazers, overcoats, dresses, and jumpsuits. And what’s not to love? The chic accessory has the ability to add instant polish to any outfit, pulling your look together one buckle at a time.
Scroll below to see the chicest belts on the fall runways, and get inspired by some of our favorite belt outfits. If you're in need of a new belt, shop the coolest out there right now that will take you into fall. Now, go enjoy summer!
Belts on the Fall Runways
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Style Notes: We can't wait to emulate this look come fall. Choose a narrow belt to cinch around a staple blazer and floral midi skirt for a fresh and modern look.
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Style Notes: Add definition to a sweaterdress with a wide and bold black belt.
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Style Notes: Yes, even the puffiest coats will look instantly chic with a long black belt.
Style Notes: A belt cinched over a long and languid suit creates a sophisticated silhouette.
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Style Notes: Opt for a loosely tied belt for a softer take on tailoring.