Hip Belts became popular in the 1970's. Fashion always makes a comeback and some of the 1970's fashion is popular now. Such as wide leg and high-waist pants. You can pair a tunic top with your jeans and wear a hip belt over the top, around your hips or wear a maxi dress and wear the belt at your hip. Each of these belts appear to be made of plastic as they are lightweight with faux gold rings and chains.