I was under the impression this was a woman’s belt, a curved belt. It is not. I also ordered a large and it must have been a XXL. It was returned. I’m waiting for my refund
I have not actually worn this belt. Just looking at it, I'm not sure why they put loop (soft) velcro on the outside. In my experience, most want to have minimal loop velcro exposed as it wears out and attracts debris. I suppose you could reverse the belt and have the rough nylon on the outside, but they don't advertise doing that so I'm sure if it's supposed to. There's a bigger market for a plain nylon or basketweave belt with keepers.