The Colonel's Belt collections were designed and patened by Colonel Littleton with more than a nod to the military and sportman's tradition.
When the belts first came out, the general reaction was "Why hasn't someone thought of this before?" The uniqueness of these collections of belts is in their adjusting feature.
The traditional front buckle allows only three inches of fluctuation. Colonel's belts add another 8 inches, adjusting in one-inch increments.
This means that one size fits almost everyone, which also makes it a great gift item.
Here's how it works. Rather than adjusting and readjusting the belt in the front and messing up the leather, you park it in the middle position, where it belongs, and make any necessary adjustments on the side. That way if you have on bulkier trousers, a heavyweight shirt, or layers for warmth...if you lose a few pounds or, heaven forbid, gain a few...your belt accomodates all these variations nicely.
Aside from being one of the most functional and practical belt collections on the market, these collections look uncommonly good . . . especially with khakis and jeans, for which they were designed.