"A belt is a belt right? Wrong! Bought this belt for obvious reasons, to hold my trousers up. It's elasticated, and this is it's downfall. This, as well as the very cheap (and frankly not very good) buckle. It does it's job on its own, just about, until I added a hammer loop. At this point the belt sagged like it had been used for bungee chord. Pretty useless and if it wasn't so cheap (and I hadn't binned the packaging before using it with a hammer loop) I'd have taken it back. Save your fiver and just get any other cheap, non-elasticated belt."