Braces – also known as suspenders – are the ultimate dapper accessory to lift any outfit, from a casual to a formal event outfit. They are long strips of fabric worn over your shoulders with the purpose of holding up your trousers, in place of a belt. Read More...
James Bond Approved Braces
DÉCLIC stock both its own brand of braces and one of the world’s leading brace-makers in the world, the UK-made Albert Thurston brand with who DÉCLIC has had a long association with. Albert Thurston has been successfully making braces since the 1820’s and are well known as being the official supplier of braces to James Bond in the most recent series of movies.
Braces Tips & Tricks
What are our tips when it comes to wearing braces? It is always best that your braces’ fabric goes well with the other fabrics you’re wearing so that it matches the occasion. It is also a general rule that if you’re wearing leather braces, then the leather colour should match your shoes. While they look great under your jacket or overcoat, don’t forget to rock them in all their glory with just a shirt!
Look Sharp With DÉCLIC's Braces
Braces mechanisms come in two general varieties – the metal clips, and the leather button strap. These attach themselves to your trousers. The metal clips clip directly to the trousers – to the outside of the front trouser loops – the leather button straps require buttons to be sewn into the inner trouser band. Ideally, the leather button strap is the proper and strongest way of wearing braces. Braces are smart, fun and quirky. They can be worn with standard neckties and bow ties, and should almost always be contrasting if possible.