Those buckles were designed by Hollywood when Cowboy movies were getting big bucks green. The costume designers wanted the Cowboys to look stylish and distinctive, and there the cowboy buckle set them apart. Today Cowboy belt buckles are used by our own President, the Governor of California, movie stars, celebrities and just about anyone else who wants a different touch in their dress. Cowboy buckles are highly prized and some custom designed buckles are sold for thousands of dollars. With the right touch, this masculine item could also look very feminim and chic.
As you can see fashionable belts and buckles are once again become an integral part of a person’s wardrobe not only for men but also women. Buckles come in variety sizes and are made of all kinds of materials such as plastic, silver, wood and even gold. They are made to be seen. Throughout the ages belt buckles have been designed and utilized to denote a person’s profession or status, eg: Military buckles may denote rank.
As time goes by, more and more people come to realize that the belt buckle can definitely dress up any given outfit. But the important thing is, buckles do not have to be expensive to express ones individuality or personality