Men's Plain Braces
Men's Plain Braces / Suspenders
Men's Plain Braces are also known as suspenders for men. They are worn by men over the shoulders to hold up a man’s trousers. These plain braces can be elastic and normally form an X or Y shape at their back of the wearers back. These plain braces or suspenders for men are usually attached to pants with a button or using clips. Modern braces were first invented according to Wikipedia in 1820 by Albert Thurs ton. These braces were worn by many men in the nineteenth and twentieth century as a result of the fashion of the day dictating high worn jeans that made belts impractical. Well-made braces or suspenders where originally considered upper-middle class or white collar accessories. Here these plain men’s braces where attached to trousers via buttons sewn onto the waistband. Men’s plain braces can also be worn with a belt although they do not have to be. This is considered to be fashionable in some circles. Men’s plain braces can be used as informal or formal attire and they serve both an aesthetic value and a role of suspending trousers at a given height. Actors such as Daniel Craig as James Bond in Casino Royal or Michael Douglas have sported this item of men’s clothes making them more fashionable.