Rated 3 out of 5 by thatwombat Excellent quality but size way off
This is a very nice belt and excellent quality but the size is way off- I normally wear a medium for pants size 8-10. The L in this belt was just right. I do not normally wear belts at my natural waist- perhaps if I bought it for that purpose, a M would have worked. I got the coral at a deep discount in large and am very happy with it for what I paid. I gave the belt 3 stars instead of 5 only because of the sizing issues.
As a suggestion- I would recommend that LLB (and really all online vendors) please state the actual length of the belt. It is easier to judge whether an item will fit knowing in inches exactly how long they are.
May 8, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by NYBlueskies Size chart
Two stars for accurate size information and five stars for style and quality. The size chart states that an extra small would fit pant sizes 4-8, I ordered the XS. I didn't have a measuring tape and hoped that if LLBean said it would fit with size 4 pants it meant with their jean waist. The belt does fit my natural waist but does not fit at the waist of my LLBean jeans (about an inch below natural waist line. I have to return the belt. I suggest that the size chart be revised to remove the pant sizes since pant waists vary so much and to give only the measurement and say if this is at natural waistline..
April 23, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 wish the leather matched the belt
It didn't occur to me til I tried this on that having the leather stand out because of its contrasting color would look odd if I wasn't able to buckle the belt in the middle (regret to say, I had to use the last hole). I would have kept it if the leather matched the black belt. Suggestion for you L.L. Bean!
April 11, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by kixer2 Nice belt
I am 5'1", 105 lbs, waist 261/2" and this belt fits just fine. I ordered an extra small/small belt. Some reviewers said that it ran small, but I am glad that this was not any larger or it would have been too large. I am very pleased with it.
March 5, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Reviewer721 Nice beige basic belt
Leather trim makes a little dressier - nice feature.
August 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by kycountrygirl Runs Small
According to the size chart, I should wear a size medium. I wear between a size 10 to 12 petite. However, the belt runs very small. Although it stretches to fit, it is extremely uncomfortable. I am going to exchange for a large.
April 4, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by 5Pasos Nice belt
I was surprised at the look of this belt, even nicer than expected.
I wear pants below the waist and the medium was 3 inches shorter than my other medium belts. The large would be too long. I will keep this belt but would like more size options.
February 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by melyndak Belt stretches with you and keeps comfortable
I hate a belt that gaps when I bend over or gets stretched out over time. The great thing about this weave is it flexes with you and avoids any awkward gaps if you crouch or bend over. Also, it doesn't get stretched out from stress in one area over another - it stays looking fresh and in shape. I got the purple and i think that adds a nice feminine look to my jeans and the leather dresses it up a bit.
January 5, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by zebs sizing really awful
I originally ordered this belt in medium....and I couldn't get it around my waist....I subsequently read the reviews and discovered it really ran small.....so I exchanged (waited 6 weeks) and the new large belt arrived today.. It could now go around my waist twice! So someone needs to be on top of the sizing of these belts. It looks nice but not much use when it will be rare that it will fit.
May 22, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by CaresEnoughToWrite Best stretch belt
Having searched high and low for a good-quality, non-bulky stretch belt I was delighted to find this one from L.L. Bean. It partners very well with pants that have some stretch.
May 16, 2012