Suspenders are hot.
Er, what? No, I meant to say this: suspenders (or braces, depending on where you live), are incredibly attractive. No matter where you live.
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Okay. Suspenders are not just delicious, they also hold pants up! This is particularly advantageous if you live in 1800s England and the trend is men’s pants worn rather high up, like Albert Thurston did. Which is probably why the designer started manufacturing and selling the very first version of modern braces to the fashionably high-waisted English public.
They were also considered to be an undergarment. They occupy and interesting place in the undergarment-outer garment spectrum, now. Much like corsets, people can wear them in public without the parents of small children having to explain something awkward; however, also like corsets, they have managed to hold on to the delightful feeling of seeing something special. First he takes of his jacket, and then you see the suspenders, and then those come off too…
If you’re getting completely creative with the costuming of your world, it would be worth thinking about which clothes have become erotically charged over time. Gloves? Arm bands? Earrings? Hats with feather trim? Or, you could just incorporate suspenders: