How do you shorten a belt?

Hoe kort je een riem in?

At you can now also shop leather belts for men and women. These belts are adjustable in size. So you can adjust it exactly to your perfect belt size. Read on to learn how to do this.


  • Belt
  • Measuring tape
  • screwdriver
  • Pair of scissors
  • Hole punch

Step 1: Determine your belt size

Grab a tape measure and measure your girth where you wear the belt. Take the size closest to your size (see chart).

Pants size Circumference in cm Belt size
S 87–92 85 cm
m 92–97 90 cm
M/L 97–102 95 cm
L 102–107 100 cm
XL 107–112 105 cm
XL 112–117 110 cm
XXL 117–122 115cm
Step 2: Unscrew the screw on the inside of the belt near the buckle.
Step 3: The buckle comes off. You can take this off.
Step 4: Mark how long the belt should be for you based on your belt size.
Step 5: Cut off the excess belt.
Step 6: Make a small hole to reattach the screw. Possibly with a hole punch.
Step 7: Slide the buckle back onto the belt and screw it into the new hole.
Tada, your perfect belt is ready!

Isn't it quite clear? In the video below we show you how.

Do you have any questions? Take Contact us, then we are happy to help you.

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