The Knotted Belt is the original of the Rilleau buckle-less belts. rilleau knotted beltThese were sometimes referred to in the 60's as "the Snake Belt". This design utilizes one set of vertical slots and ties in a graceful figure 8. Although it may seem somewhat complicated at first, the "knot" is actually very easy to learn and becomes automatic after only a few lacings. And for those convinced they won't figure it out, each Knotted Belt is accompanied by a very nice woodblock print that shows how this tie goes. It's also encouraging for most folks to hear that this knot is actually simpler than the knot we tie our shoes with?so if you can tie your shoes, you'll be OK with one of these belts.