15 Most Expensive Designer Belts You Can Buy (In 2023)

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If you’re intrigued by expensive accessories, then look no further as we have compiled a list of the 15 most expensive designer belts.

Belts are one essential accessory that can be overlooked but they are perfect for adding a bit of glam. Some famous brands have gone to the next level by creating the most extravagant belts they can.

For example, the title of the most expensive belt in the world goes to Stuart Hughes, who created a custom-made Gucci diamond belt with 250 g of platinum, sold at a staggering price of $256,970! However, as this belt was a one-of-a-kind piece, it’s not available anymore, unfortunately.

Apart from the famous example we’ve given above, there have been many more instances where artists have come up with their own twists on designer belts. However, as many of these belts are either limited-edition or only done a single time, we didn’t want to include them in our list.

Our top 15 list includes belts that are for sale right now, plus we’ve only included each brand a maximum of three times – otherwise the entire list would just consist of Chanel, Hermès and Dolce & Gabbana!

Additionally, we’ve excluded corset belts and belt bags in the list and just honed in on more traditional-style belts. So on that note, let’s explore the most expensive belts you can buy for all you belt lovers.

15 Most Expensive designer belts On The Market

1. Hermès Mini Athena Belt – $21,200
Black Hermès Mini Athena Belt
Available on Hermès

The top spot on our list of expensive belts is taken by Hermès, the creator of some of the best designer leather goods. The Mini Athena Belt is made from a smooth Porosus crocodile leather and then finished off with a traditional Hermès buckle set with precious stones.

The buckle is made from white pure gold and is then set with 1.5-carat white diamonds. The belt comes in multiple different colored leather options from black to lighter browns and whites.

2. Dolce & Gabbana Multicolor rhinestone belt – $6,245
Available on Dolce & Gabbana

As one of the big names in the fashion world known for its extravagant designs, it is no surprise that D&G has created this fun, brightly colored Rhinestone Waist Belt.

The actual belt is made from gold-plated brass, while rhinestones decorate the belt in all different colors – adding some cheer to any outfit. The belt clasps together at the back and would add sophistication to an evening dress for a luxurious look.

3. Hermès H touareg belt – $5,000
Available on Hermès

As one of the most expensive belt brands, it is no surprise another Hermès belt is on the list – the Hermès Touareg belt. Hermès has Nigerian artisans hand cave intricate patterns into the silver buckle, making each one unique.

The leather strap is this time made from matte Porosus crocodile leather. Again, this belt can be customized to fit your own personal style.

4. Metal and Glass Chanel belt – $4,100
Available on Chanel

There is little information on the Metal and Glass Chanel Belt unless you visit a Chanel boutique – even the $4,100 price tag is only a suggested retail price.

The belt is not a traditional belt, instead, it is made from metal chains, with an array of different links, then interspersed with glass pearls and crystal. The belt is then adjustable through a clip and rings at the back.

5. Dolce & Gabbana Logo Chain Link belt – $3,845
Available on Dolce & Gabbana

This Dolce & Gabbana Logo Belt, made with the finest Italian craftsmanship would give a distinctive look to any outfit. Instead of regular chain links, this luxury brand has enlarged its D&G logo so that it forms the links for this belt.

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The shimmering cold of the belt is finished offer perfectly with an acrylic glass pearl aglet.

6. Leather and chain chanel belt – $3,800
Available on Chanel

This totally unique belt from Chanel is not adjusted through a buckle, instead, a grosgrain ribbon ties the belt around the waist.

The sophistic Chanel belt features a gold-tone chain that is threaded with pure leather, similar to the straps on the famous Chanel handbags. This luxurious belt is then decorated with light pink, orange and clear crystal to add extra sparkle.

7. Hermès mini Constance Martelee Belt – $3,535
Available on Hermès

The Mini Constance Martelee belt features the classic Hermes H buckle in a rose gold plated metal and shiny Porosus crocodile skin. The Bleu Saphir color of the crocodile leather is a stunning alternative to black or navy and perfectly accentuates the rose gold buckle.

This belt style is also available in a variety of different colors and finishes. For example, the smooth Swift and Epsom calfskin version is great if you’re looking for an alternative finish – it’s much cheaper as it doesn’t have the expensive crocodile leather!

8. Ralph Lauren Trench Buckle Alligator belt – $2,950
Available on Ralph Lauren

As the creator of some of the best leather goods, Ralph Lauren does not disappoint with this addition to the most expensive designer belts list.

The Trench Buckle Alligator Belt features a large rectangular buckle in the same alligator skins as the rest of the belt strap. The detail on the alligator leather will add an elegant look to any outfit.

9. Saint Laurent Sun chain Belt – $2,900
Available on YSL

This stunning Sun Chain Belt from Yves Saint Laurent will add a little bit of sun and shine to any outfit.

The gold-tone metal hardware is entirely decorated in tiny rhinestones, while the central embellishment on the belt is the sublimely intricate sun and flower design.

The small rings and clip clasp at the back ensure no buckles distracting from the design of this incredible belt.

10. Black and white beaded chanel belt – $2,850
Available on Chanel

 This Chanel Beaded Belt features three rows of glass beads – one that goes around the waist and does up with a clasp at the back, and two more that decorate the front of the belt.

A rhinestone sun, fitted with the CC logo, and moon sit on the right and left hip respectively on the belt. The unique materials and design of this belt mean you can see why it costs $2,850.

11. Cartier SANTOS DE CARTIER BELT – $2,820
Available on Cartier

The craftsmanship and high-quality materials of this Santos de Cartier Belt mean it costs a high price – $2,820 to be exact!

The Cartier crocodile leather belt is embossed with the brand’s name and finished off with a golden ardillon buckle, which is a signature of Cartier belts. The buckle is also engraved with screw-marks that feature on the Cartier LOVE bracelet to add the final finishing touch to this classic style belt.

12. Dolce & Gabbana Rhinestone and sacred heart belt – $2,445
Available on Dolce & Gabbana

An addition to D&G’s collection of lavish belts is this stunning Rhinestone and Sacred Heart Belt. This belt reflects the signature aesthetic and look of D&G – the actual belt is made from gold-plated brass and then embellished with two different emblems.

First, of course, in the jewel-encrusted D&G logo, second, is the golden sacred heart – harking back to Dolce & Gabbana’s Italian heritage.

13. Valentino Roman stud belt – $2,050
Available on Net-a-Porter

The skinny width of the Valentino Roman Stud Belt is juxtaposed with the oversized gold studs that decorate this individual belt.

The iconic V logo that sits front and center on the belt also functions as the clasp to fit the belt to your waist. The smooth gold-tone metal and points of the pyramid studs will add some glam to any outfit and elevate your look.

Available on Dior

The stunning Diorpolytechnique belt is made from black smooth calfskin and is then decorated with white glass pearls.

The design of this belt perfectly reflects the aesthetic of Dior’s latest fashion show – modernity and refinement. Standing out against the black leather of the belt strap, the gold buckles is embellished with the famous CD logo to add another gleaming element to this versatile belt.

15. Alexander McQueen Hook Waist Leather Belt – $1,690
Available on Bergdorf Goodman

Alexander McQueen makes a whole range of totally-gorgeous belts, but this Hook Waist Leather Belt is the only one from the brand to make it onto our most expensive designer belts list.

The eye-catching element of this belt is the antique silver hook that acts as the clasp to hold the belt tight around the waist. The belt itself is made from buttery-soft calfskin leather that contrasts the sold metal of the hook.

We hope you enjoyed our list of the most expensive designer belts! Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments below! For more similar posts, make sure to check out the related articles below.

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