Seeing a leather belt get hand made is so satisfying

A belt is so simple, it's just fabric that ties together to hold up your pants. But in this video, you see how considered the process of making a leather belt is. Each feature of the belt, whether it be the holes or the rivets or the buckle or the color, is carefully handled and made. I love watching this much… » 12/23/14 9:53pm Tuesday 9:53pm

A Removable Belt Buckle That Makes Airport Security a Breeze

If you're tired of almost having to completely undress as you're herded like cattle through airport security, there's an entire subset of the clothing industry designed to make that ordeal a little more bearable. Like Hummus Apparel's new line of belts featuring a buckle that can be easily slipped off and dropped in a… » 6/02/14 9:40am 6/02/14 9:40am

The Magic of Magnets Can Now Even Keep Your Pants Up

The belt buckle can trace its roots back thousands of years, and the design and functionality of the average buckle hasn't changed for centuries. But it's the year 2013 now, and in addition to intelligent watches and robot maids, we deserve a smarter way to keep our pants up. And thanks to the mysterious miracles… » 10/28/13 10:04am 10/28/13 10:04am

This Survival Belt Is Beyond Hideous, But It Could Save Someone's Life

It's not the most stylish accessory to wrap around your waist, but Col. Littleton's No. 11 Survival Belt could be a valuable addition to your emergency preparedness kit. Not only is it going to keep your pants up, it's also made with 27 feet of military-tough paracord perfect for rescues or tethering yourself to a… » 10/29/12 7:20pm 10/29/12 7:20pm

Buckle-less Belt Goes Against All T's Principles

Yeah, me again. I got into the Gizmodo office using a trebuchet Hannibal and I constructed from a drainpipe, a coupla ball bearings, some old tyre rubber that I ripped with my bare hands and a buckle-less belt. Now this ain't no infomercial brought to you on the QVCQVT shopping channel, but I am Mr T and I approve… » 4/01/08 5:54am 4/01/08 5:54am

Belt Lighter, Like a Cancer Inducing Batman Utility Belt

Sometimes the simplest ideas end up being the most convenient. The buckle on this belt is actually a removable lighter. I highly doubt this one will get through airport security, but if you aren't trying to fly, then there is no worry about misplacing that lighter ever again. We don't need no water, let the motha'… » 9/01/06 12:42pm 9/01/06 12:42pm