Western Belts Have Character And Stlyle
Why would we care about the character and style of our belt? Far too many Americans today only see their belt when they put it on in the morning and take it off in the evening.
Western Belts are wider than just plain ol’ belts. That actually had a different purpose than it generally does today. The extra width began for utility purposes because there’s no telling what you might find hanging on a cowboy’s belt.
Today’s western belt is more of a billboard for a statement or a canvas for art. There are, however, some hazards in that. Several years ago my wife gave me a very nice western belt with my name showcased in the middle of the back. Fortunately, I no longer require my belt to be quite as long as I did then. Do you see the problem emerging? The middle of the back is no longer the middle of the back. To make a long story (and the belt) shorter, I attempted to cut off equal amounts from both ends. Let’s just say it’ll look better when I find someone who knows what they are doing to fix it right…