Lane Bryant designs a lot of its clothing to be belt-free, but does concede to the need for a belt here and there, even if just to add a little punch to a dress. So while its belt options are limited, they manage to cover the extremes.
Exhibit A, standard turn of 21st century belt:
Exhibit B: Standard late 90s chain belt:
I never could figure out how/when to wear the chain belt. Could someone fill me in on what you wear it with? (Maybe send me a pic?)