Belt storage

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by GatorStyle, Jun 3, 2002.

  1. GatorStyle

    GatorStyle Senior member

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    Mar 5, 2002
    It's been a few years since I overhauled my closet/storage organization, and I've been very comfortable with all but one aspect of the situation.  

    For whatever reason, I've never been thrilled with where/how I store my belts.  I've heard conflicting opinions on the subject, and I've alternated between rolling them and stuffing them into something, hanging them, lying them flat, etc.  I was wondering how others in this forum store their belts, and why.

    Thanx for the input.

  2. davei

    davei Senior member

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    Apr 14, 2002
    Toronto, Canada
    Storage? Why don't you just leave them in your pants? Juuuust kidding, lest you think this was the GQ Forum. [​IMG] I've had the same dilemma myself, and I settled on hanging. Being somewhat handy around the house, I fashioned a long holder with pegs out of some teak samples I had lying around. I fastened this to the back of my closet door, and let the belts hang by the buckles. I once had a large apron-like thing with a dozen or so pockets in it (original use unknown), which I used to store rolled up belts in. I got rid of it since I found the belts kept that rolled up shape (especially at the tips) and if they didn't, they'd pop out like a spring.

  3. Steve B.

    Steve B. Go Spurs Go

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    Mar 2, 2002
    San Antonio
    I also think hanging is best. If you roll them up, you risk scratching the leather with the buckle, even if you roll them up inside-out.

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