Belts are clothing accessories described as a strip of cloth that is worn over pants, shorts, skirts, dresses or even tops. Belts are common to both men and women although are a more fashionable accessory with women. Belts originated as an accessory that was more of a functional use than a fashion accessory and was used to secure the pant or skirt to the waist with an adjustable strap.
In modern times belts are made of metal, cloth, leather with stones, shells, accessories, colours, sequins. Belts do not have a prescribed width to it either, depending on the attire overall worn with casual or formal clothes.