ALEXIS KIRK Architectural Modernist Belt Buckle Design with Patented Adjust able Sizing is a great big bold statement. The textured skin has a reptile effect. The belt uses his patented design for making it larger or smaller. The patent was granted to Alexis Kirk in 1984. It is patent number 4463455. His belts were sold in high end department and specialty stores such as Saks and Neiman Marcus. They were used on shows such as Dynasty, and collected by such notable people as the Duchess of Windsor, Jackie Onassis, and Babe Paley. These highly collectible pieces come directly from his estate and are in excellent vintage condition.