GQ Says It's Okay to Strap Them On Again
This GQ Article talks about suspenders in terms of bankers and Humphrey Bogart, but is that really how most of us remember the stretchy suit pant holders? Instead of suave gentlemen some think Steve Erkel or some crazy uncle who clearly needed a little help making sure an oversized belly didn't push his pants to the floor. Nevertheless, if GQ is reporting on it, there must be some truth to the matter. Check out their slides show and make the decision for yourself.
Suspenders: Not Just for Bankers Anymore
The 10 best pairs in stores right now—and everything you need to know about how to wear them
Wearing suspenders used to be a practical move. Back in those Bogart days, you'd go about your business with your pants perfectly "suspended," rather than cinched by a belt. Now, like plenty of other midcentury essentials (tie bars, pocket squares, fedoras), suspenders feel in again after being out for so long.