As a rule celebrity stylists tend to get the belted look spot on when it comes to their famous clients.
From Victoria Beckham to Sienna Miller, these celebrities sure know how to dress and when it comes to accessories they're no different. Designer style clothing, especially belts is what women want and with so many options on the High Street at ever decreasing prices they can get just that!
One of the most sought after designs of the last couple of years has been Victoria Beckhams wide corset style belt
. This superb corset belt really accentuates the curves as well as streamlining the body for that uber cool high end fashion status. It's so simple in design, a plain wide black belt, but it will funk up any outfit in your wardrobe to perfection.
When in comes to celebrity fashion, who wins in the style stakes?...
The members of Girls Aloud are really pushing the boundaries of high street fashion, with their super styled figures their wide waist belts add that extra touch of celebrity glamour.
But a wide belt can look just as good on us mere mortals, whatever your shape or size there's always a style to suit your figure. Whether it's the very wide belt or the dainty skinny belt you certainly aren't short of choices these days.
Here at The Latest Thing we aim to bring you the latest belt trends and Ďas seen oní ranges from all the up to the minute celebrity fashion styles.
Wide waist belts
From the super skinny to the curvier figure, the wide waist belt flatters any shape and gives great definition to the lower or upper torso accentuating curves in all the right places as well as holding in any lumps and bumps you donít want to display!
With so many styles to choose from these days there is always a designer style belt to suit your particular shape.
Why not choose an elasticated belt in a super wide width for a real fashion statement or if you don't feel quite brave enough a 3" elastic belt
is also a great choice breaking you in gently, when youíve got the hang of this style a five inch belt will not seem such a daunting prospect.
Always assuring high waisted appeal a vintage belt in a classic style can add a touch of old style glamour to any outfit.
Teamed with a plain vest top or short dress these belts that are generally elasticated in design will give that extra touch of sophistication.
A vintage belt can really make an outfit and also has the íWhere did you get that beltí appeal. Generally vintage belts are hand sourced individual items that you wonít find on the High Street.
Ladies belts through the ages
Women have always worn belts as a fashion statement. From the 1920ís through to the noughties. Classic belt designs from way back still have fashion appeal today.
How often have you seen Sienna Miller or Kate Moss wearing an original vintage accessory and still making it look like high end fashion?
Belts are the must have fashion accessory. From the classic obi belt originally designed as a sash for traditional Japanese dress but now a high end fashion statement in every sense of the word to the art deco period style belts, we fashion conscious women love our belts!
These days we do not wear belts simply to keep our trousers up. A belt can be worn purely as an add on to an already great outfit making it a fabulous outfit!
Fashion on a budget
You donít have to spend a fortune to look like youíve just stepped from the front pages of Vogue Magazine, just add the right accessories and youíve got it made.
Fashion and expense do not go hand in hand. If youíve got an eye for high fashion with a touch of class then youíll make any outfit look good.
A simple black dress with a wide belt on the right frame can look super glam especially if you pick out a great pair of killer heels. There is so much choice on the high street these days. Footwear is not the expensive item it once was. With such a choice of budget shoes available just be careful to pick out a classic timeless style that can be matched with more than just one outfit.
When we say cheap we mean inexpensive fashion accessories with style and class. Fashion is often referred to these days as throw away because styles and trends change so quickly in our celebrity inspired culture. Itís not a bad thing, but it can get a bit pricey if itís the designer labels you aspire to.
The Latest Thing offer a choice of Ďcheapí on trend belts without the budget appearance. Our waisted belts are high fashion designer style pieces that wonít break the bank but will look as if they did!
Choosing the right belt for your body shape
Choosing just the right belted accessory can be quite difficult. Women come in all different shapes and sizes so itís not always as simple as just choosing the latest style.
The best advice we can give you is be bold, donít be afraid to express your personality with a fabulous belt. A belt can make an outfit providing you make the right choice. Follow these simple rules and youíll always be on trend.
Ladies fashion accessories
A great accessory can be the making of a good outfit transforming it into a fabulous outfit. Womenís accessories have moved on a great deal over the last couple of decades and a wide belt is a wardrobe staple for most women.
Going out dressed up to the nines with no accessory just wouldnít feel right would it? A classic ladies accessory can finish an outfit, making a real statement. Even the most drab of outfits can be transformed with the right accompaniment.
Fashion news snippets
GEOFFROY DE LA BOURDONNAYE is the new ceo of Chloe. His role will commence on the 1st September. 30.08.2010
Kate Moss in C.R.A.F.T denim. Kate has been spotted wearing a couple of their designs recently. A bit pricey but soooo cool! 30.08.2010
We hear on the grapevine that Victoria Beckham is due to launch a line of handbags. She is due to team up with Katie Hillier in the near future so watch this space. 12.08.2010
Samantha Cameron is the first pregnant woman to make Vanity Fair magazineís annual best dressed list. Go Sam! 12.08.2010
Madonna and Lourdes launch their new clothing line. Material Girl, which was unveiled at Macyís department store in New York on Tuesday, consists of clothes, footwear, handbags and accessories, including lace minidresses and sequinned hot pants. 12.08.2010
Taylor Momsen the 17 year old star of Gossip girl has been photographed promoting the line. 12.08.2010
Jaeger is about to open its Boutique by Jaeger pop-up shop in London by mid August. The new store will feature 60s inspired mini skirts, zipped coats, knits, micro tuxes, dresses and shorts. 12.08.2010
Kylie has been spotted with the new Loewe Amazona bag. 18.01.2011
Kate Moss is reviving the old trend of the three quarter length leather jacket, yay!. 18.01.2011
Thandie Newton was wearing a rather fetching bespoke design in lace by Stella McCartney at this weeks Costume Institute Gala. Good on Thandie for sticking with a British designer. 05/05/2011
The owner of clothing retailers La Senza has bought fashion chain All Saints in a deal that will hopefully save a lot of jobs. 05/05/2011
Models banned from using sunbeds at London Fashion Week. 17/02/2012
Beyonce's House Of Dereon collection arrives at Bank today, we can't wait! 17/02/2012
Abercrombie's Savile Row kids store will go ahead despite protests. 22/04/2012
The Vogue festival attracted none other that Victoria Beckham who then posted a comical image of herself on Twitter posing in Minnie Mouse ears. 01/05/2013
Downton Abbey clothing range coming soon...Ooh can't wait....we think... 01/05/2013