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Backcountry Belt
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Product Details
It's all about the details with this cool leather belt—particularly those punched-out dashes. (Bonus: It's super-adjustable and can be worn anywhere, from the waist to the hips.)  
  • Designed to be worn at the waist or the hips.
  • Italian leather.
  • Width: 1".
  • Made in the USA.
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Backcountry Belt

Backcountry Belt is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 66.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE this belt This is my new favorite belt. Here's why... - It's leather so it's durable and will only get better with age - The design is unique but classic at the same time - The details are what make the style of this belt worthy of 5-stars (e.g. the little leather tab that folds over the belt, the slit-style buckle holes) - The width is more narrow than your standard belt, which makes it a little more feminine - The buckle holes are the length of the belt so you can wear it at your hips or your waist
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from uniquely designed belt This belt has a very cool buckle design. I have the brown color which looks great with any jean color. It felt very flexible and not restricting. Great belt!
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality and cute features I normally don't buy anything online (especially international orders) because you can't see it/try it on. However, I had heard fantastic things about Madewell so here we are :) I'm a US8 at the hips and bought the brown belt in size medium. First time Madewell customer too! Pros: 1. Durable (I wear it 3 times/week for the last 5 months and it hasn't cracked nor given any reason to chuck it) 2. Leather is nice and thick, great colour (NOT filmsy and thin) 3. Fits well at the hips 4. LOVE the dash cutouts. Cons: 1. A little long at the waist (I don't like too long a tail)(I doubled a brown rubber band and slip it around the belt, you'll live) (Small would probably not fit my hips) 2. Takes an extra 2 seconds to undo when you are dashing to the restrooms. Thank you, Madewell!
Date published: 2016-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Staple This belt is great quality and is super versatile. The design features notches all the way around the belt making it easily adjustable. Can be worn around the waist or lower on the hips. Unique closer makes for an interesting but subtle element when worn with jeans and a basic tee. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2016-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits both hips and waist - narrower than I expected This belt fits both my hips and waist (I got a medium, 5'7'' and 145 pounds). The leather is nice, although I expected to be the belt a bit wider - slimmer belt then I normally wear - guess I should have checked that info. Overall, happy with the purchase.
Date published: 2016-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classy Belt Really like this belt. It's very tailored. Looks great with jeans. Dress it up or down. A winner.
Date published: 2016-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Belt I love the backcountry belt. It feels and looks like a high quality belt. Fits true to size. I'm a size 28 waist and ordered a medium which allows me to wear it around my waist for high rise bottoms, or lower if needed. I bought it on sale and think it was well worth the money. I might just need to order the black!
Date published: 2015-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Confusing at first, but solid belt I was a bit confused when I got this belt because I wasn't sure what the extra end flap was for, but once I figured it out everything was fine. Really good material, and it the perfect size. I wear a size 26 in Madewell jeans and a size S fit on my lower waist perfectly! Really want this in both black and saddle brown... But it is a bit pricey, even on sale. Good investment piece.
Date published: 2015-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great belt Love that that holes run the length of the belt. I wear a 32 in Madewell jeans and the XL fit me on the last hole with just enough room to be comfortable.
Date published: 2014-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice belt, once you get the right size I have to agree with the other reviewer, and recommend that you size up from your typical size. I ordered an XS and weigh 105 pounds, however this size only fit me at my high hip/waist and I couldn't wear it with my jeans. The small worked really well, and I think the belt is really great once you find the right size for you. The color is rich, and the design is understated. Very nice belt!
Date published: 2013-10-02
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