National Suspenders Day
National Suspenders Day has been celebrated every year on October 20th. Suspenders are the popular clothing accessories that served an important purpose. There are the ones that slung over the shoulder and holds your pants. Look little more professional with this suspenders. National Suspenders Day celebrates and remembers the century-old fashion icon strap and its use.
“Long hair minimizes the need for barbers; socks can be done without; one leather jacket solves the coat problem for many years; suspenders are superfluous.” – Albert Einstein
History of National Suspenders Day
The origin of the National Suspenders Day is not clearly known. Suspenders are otherwise called as braces. They are made of fabric or leather straps. It is worn over the shoulders that hold up the pants or trousers. There are several precursors to the suspenders in the past 300 years. Albert Thurston in the year 1820 invented the modern day suspenders. After 50 years, Samuel Clemens universally known as Mark Twain got a patent for the suspenders. It is made as universally worn garments worn under a waistcoat. Most of the suspenders are the woven cloth. They are designed to form an X or Y shape at the back.
Suspenders are attached to the trousers with the clips or buttons by using the leather tabs at its ends. Over the last century, the suspenders have been in and out of fashion. Now in the modern day suits, these suspenders are used primarily with the formal suits and tuxedos. The suspenders have made a comeback as a fashion trend with the pop culture and fashion and it gave a new life to this vintage accessory. These suspenders may be entirely elasticated or only at the attachment ends.
Other Celebrations on October 20
October 20 is also celebrated as
- National Sweetest Day
- National Brandied Fruit Day
- Information Overload Day
- International Sloth Day
- National Waiters Day
How to Celebrate National Suspenders Day
Celebrating the National Suspenders Day is quite simple. Give life to this vintage fashion accessory on this celebration Day by wearing a trouser with a suspender. Create a new fashion trend from this Day and let others wear them. Encourage people to wear clothes with suspenders to never make it an out of fashion accessory. You can even make suspenders on your own by taking buttons and straps to attach to the trousers and pants. Get to know more in detail about suspenders and its types. You can share your suspenders day celebration on the social media using the hashtag #NationalSuspendersDay.