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How To Accessorize Chain Belts For the Modern Man

Chain belts are a great way to add visual interest and personality to any outfit. 

Chain belts are a great way to add visual interest and personality to any outfit. Unlike regular leather belts, the dangling chains and metal links of a chain belt make it more of an accessory than just a functional belt. From adding shine to a simple ensemble to pulling together a sophisticated look, read on for tips on how to wear chain belts and style alternatives.
How to Style
  • Layer them over shirts, sweaters, or jackets for an on-trend mixed media look
  • Pair them with jeans or trousers for both casual and dressy outfits
  • Let the belt be the statement piece - keep other jewelry and accessories minimal
  • Go for contrast with darker belt against light pants or vice versa

Outfit Inspiration

what to wear to a winter wedding for men

To The Winter Wedding Navy Blue Suit, Black Loafers, Turtleneck, Hyperion Gold Chain Belt

For an elegant take, layer a gold chain belt over your navy suit and turtleneck combo. The metallic belt pops against the dark blue and adds just the right amount of shine.

what to wear to run errands for men. casual outfit

To Run Errands Faded Black Jeans, Grey Hoodie, Grey Chunky Sneakers, Olive Trenchcoat, Hyperion Gold Chain Belt

Dress up your off-duty uniform of jeans, hoodie and sneakers with a gold chain belt. Let it hang loose over your coat for an edgy yet polished weekend look.

How to Wear Chain Belts:
  • Adjust length to sit slightly below waistline
  • Keep excess chain links hanging for a looser look or tucked in for a neater style
  • Wear the toggle off-center for an asymmetric detail


what to wear to happy hour for men

To The Dinner Date White T-Shirt, Black Jeans, Black Denim Jacket, Black Leather Chelsea Boots, Hyperion Gold Chain Belt

Amp up your classic date night outfit with a gold chain belt over your white tee and black denims. This allows the belt to shine as a standout accessory for date night. It pulls the look together while still keeping things casual.

what to wear to office happy hour for men

Office to Happy Hour Camel Coat, Beige Turtleneck, Beige Slacks, Monochrome Suede Loafers, Hyperion Gold Chain Belt

For a polished look that will take you from the office to happy hour look, contrast the tones of your neutral outfit with a gold chain belt. It makes the outfit look instantly more stylish and put-together.

Style Tips: 
  • Don't be afraid to experiment with different clasp positions or even wrapping the belt for a bolder look.
  • The Chain looks fantastic contrasted against solid colors.
  • When layering, choose fabrics that won't obscure the design of your belt.

The Chain Belt is an investment in your style. Don't be afraid to step outside your comfort zone and explore everything this versatile accessory offers. Your unique sense of fashion will do the rest!


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