From Bathing Suits to Strappy Sandals

 - Jun 17, 2011
Buckles are usually associated with belts, but there are actually many uses of the buckle. Creative ways to incorporate buckles into fashion range from shoes to bags.

It seems like the more the better! No longer just a securing mechanism, buckles are becoming a way to easily add chic detail to an accessory. Uses of the buckle run from the traditional belt to an add-on to a bag, making it much more appealing to those desiring more intricacy in their designs. It's clear that what was once just a functional tool is now a fashion staple.

Take a look through these many uses of the buckle and you may just be inspired to add it to your next outfit with something other than a belt.