One of Menswear's Most Perfect Accessories: Suspenders

Words by, Igee Okafor

Photography by, Caleb Church

With the summertime calling for days that get hotter, and hotter, all anyone wants to do is prioritize staying cool for as long as they can. This can result in allowing personal style to take a back seat because they're not too many clothing options that read as stylish while also being favorable to the degree of hotness. 

In situations like these, thin and elementary is the way. Accessorizing judiciously, and with elegance is the right thing to do. In this case, incorporating suspenders is a great way to implement such a thing. Especially to elevate semi casual looks like the one you see in the pictures above. 

I've always been a fan of suspenders even from a young age. Outside of the traditionalist aesthetic detail they feature, they also play a role in making sure shorts, and trousers are held up if they need to be. Suspenders can be quite as complex, and emphasized as they can be classic, sophisticated, and fashionable. It's one of menswear's most perfect accessories for both formal, and semi casual ensembles. 


Keil Sunglasses / Oliver Peoples . Textured Dobby Shirt / French Connection . Brown Suspenders / J.Mueser . Brown Linen Suit / InstitchuSuede Tasselled Loafers / Morjas . The Manero Flyback / Carl F. Bucherer

Thank you for reading!