Who is wearing suspenders in 2010

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  1. Greek One profile image75
    Greek Oneposted 8 years ago

    only those who are in style.....

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_BfflSH3V_ck/SY8AvIxJn0I/AAAAAAAACcQ/YfIrA9SO3dI/s400/WTRTRTTT.jpg

    1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
      Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, you mean those kind of suspenders. In the UK we call them braces. Suspenders are something else here.

      1. luvpassion profile image61
        luvpassionposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Jayne...by-the-bye biscuits in the UK are?

        1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
          Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Cookies in the US ...

      2. ediggity profile image60
        ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Well, are you going to tell us what suspenders in the U.K. are or what?

        1. Sally's Trove profile image78
          Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Yes, please, do tell us Yanks.

      3. profile image47
        chris009posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        LOL - Yeah I came over here looking for a hub about THOSE suspenders, not braces!  Oh well, onwards...


        For the yanks:  UK "suspenders" = US "Garter belt"

    2. Misha profile image74
      Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I do. And I look similar yikes

  2. luvpassion profile image61
    luvpassionposted 8 years ago

    Yep...he sure needs em. Not necessarily a fashion accessory in this guys case.

  3. manlypoetryman profile image76
    manlypoetrymanposted 8 years ago

    http://rurallife.kenyon.edu/images/big/oldfarmer_big.jpg

    Who ever figured out to sew them su-spenders into your blue jeans...was a gosh-darn genius!

  4. Phoenix Poet profile image52
    Phoenix Poetposted 8 years ago

    I don't need them but several years ago there was a designer line of matching Beatles ties and suspenders.  I bought one pair of suspenders that happened to be on sale when I was in the store.
    So now I have one "Back In The U.S.S.R." tie/suspenders set.  it's kinda cool but I think I only wore them once for a performance in a college class.

  5. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    do speedos count smile

  6. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l107/curvydee/Larry_King.jpg

    1. Sally's Trove profile image78
      Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LOL! About the worst evidence for the fashion statement that suspenders can make.

      I do like them on skinny guys who wear suits.

    2. Jayne Lancer profile image94
      Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I couldn't imagine Larry King without his ... suspenders.

  7. Jayne Lancer profile image94
    Jayne Lancerposted 8 years ago

    I'm sorry, I was away for a while and didn't give it a second thought.
    They're the things that hold a lady's stockings up. I actually wanted to say that I do like to wear them sometimes, but then saw that a different type were meant.

  8. Jayne Lancer profile image94
    Jayne Lancerposted 8 years ago

    Now I've told you that, what are they called in the US (the ones for the stockings)?

    1. ediggity profile image60
      ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Garters, and they are hot.

      1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
        Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        For us, garters are the band that hold the stockings up instead of suspenders ... so what do you call those?

        1. ediggity profile image60
          ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          That's what I thought they were here also. They are little bands that hold up the ladies stocking.  It would look funny if there were suspenders hooked to the stockings.  Imagine Larry Kings suspenders hooked to your stockings.

          1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
            Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            smile The suspenders are suspended from a delicate, lacy belt around the waist to hold up the stockings.

            1. ediggity profile image60
              ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Oh, LOL.  I guess I've never seen that before.

              1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
                Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Maybe BlondePoet has a picture - I don't know how to put them here.

                1. ediggity profile image60
                  ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  When you reply to a post just click formatting tips in the lower right.

                  Here's what it says for images

                  http://x.hubpages.com/x/hubpages_120-60.gi

                  1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
                    Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    I'll try ...

  9. blondepoet profile image68
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    I would be lost without my suspenders

    http://i351.photobucket.com/albums/q460/Carly_UK/ca134x006.jpg

    1. Misha profile image74
      Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, you killed me on the spot yikes

  10. Jayne Lancer profile image94
    Jayne Lancerposted 8 years ago

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_OoZzDlFiEVE/SAk06zBSNJI/AAAAAAAAAFA/FSGYDDuwjqA/s400/6+strap+suspenders.jpg

  11. Jayne Lancer profile image94
    Jayne Lancerposted 8 years ago

    Wow!

    Does that give you an idea? The most decent one I could find.

  12. ediggity profile image60
    ediggityposted 8 years ago

    Wow, now I get it.

    1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
      Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      and ... what are these called?

      1. ediggity profile image60
        ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        We call those hot!  Actually I have no clue, but they look good.

        1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
          Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          A bit different to Larry King's.

          1. ediggity profile image60
            ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Just a tad.  But the Larry King version would be pretty funny.

            1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
              Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Oh yes!

        2. blondepoet profile image68
          blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          They are called suspenders and they are it !!!!!!! smile

        3. Jayne Lancer profile image94
          Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Would you call those hot, too?

          1. ediggity profile image60
            ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Yes, yes I would (I think I just threw up in my mouth a little after viewing that old guy pic).  But arent they uncomfortable to wear under your clothes?

            1. blondepoet profile image68
              blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              I just wear mine for special occassions smile

              1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
                Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Have you ever seen the type women used to wear everyday (before they invented tights (panty hose))? It was a girdle with suspenders attached; very glad we don't use that sort of rigging today.

                1. ediggity profile image60
                  ediggityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Me too.

                2. blondepoet profile image68
                  blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  That's right we don't want to squeek when we walk LMAO!!!!
                  Onward bound with the part-time suspenders!!!!

                  http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg60/blue_pineapple59/vintage%20fashion%20retro/hair/lingerie%20catalogue%20or%20ad/e86636eb.jpg

                  1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
                    Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Now that's something for Ediggity.

  13. ediggity profile image60
    ediggityposted 8 years ago

    Well, I would like to thank you ladies for clearing all of this up.  Now I know what to look for.

    1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
      Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      And thank you for showing me how to put a photo on the forum.

  14. waynet profile image73
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    I hopped into the future and saw myself...I wasn't happy!

    http://x8f.xanga.com/d9fc323371633156680643/z117441478.jpg

    1. Jayne Lancer profile image94
      Jayne Lancerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      OMG!
      Where did you find that?

      1. blondepoet profile image68
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Oh no Grandpa Joe I told you not to post your pic on the web. smile smile

      2. waynet profile image73
        waynetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I just did a quick google search for suspender legs and I found it....

  15. Gr8legs profile image59
    Gr8legsposted 8 years ago

    Britain & America, two nations divided by a common language!

    In the UK suspenders are used to hold up stockings, in the US they are called garter belts.

    In the UK, a garter is, indeed, an elasticated band that goes around individual legs and is used to hold up stockings. Men also used to wear garters until recent times; knee garters were worn just below the knee by men under their suits to hold up their socks - they were a regular feature in bedroom farces and would be seen when the leading man (invariably) lost his trousers.

    In the US suspenders are used by men to hold up trousers, in the UK they are called braces.

    In the UK all hosiery whereby the stockings are attached to a panty are called tights. In the US, the sheer version are called pantyhose, whereas only the heavier denier opaque ones are called tights.

    Americans do a lot of things differently to the rest of the world and get confused when confronted with terms other than those to which they are accustomed and all I can say to that is........KNICKERS! (lol)

  16. optimus grimlock profile image59
    optimus grimlockposted 8 years ago

    all day every day and you know dis maaaaaaaaaan!!!!!!!!!!!1

  17. profile image48
    mudbugposted 8 years ago

    In the US dentists put braces on teeth to straighten them. What do British dentists use?

    1. slideseven profile image57
      slidesevenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The same thing - braces.
      Confusing huh?   There is a website in the UK called www.confused.com but it is not for anything other than selling us insurance qoutes. Lol!

  18. profile image48
    mudbugposted 8 years ago

    I have always thought in the US the garters were the single elastic band around the top of the hose while a garter belt went around the waist. In the UK are suspenders the entire piece or just the part hanging down that attaches to the hose?

    I bought my girl some garters
    at Woolworth five and ten
    She gave them to her mother
    that's the last I'll see of them

  19. McConnell Group profile image80
    McConnell Groupposted 8 years ago

    Do mine count?

    I found this old one from one of my old charity calendar shoots tonguehttp://1.bp.blogspot.com/_6uNcmZKJUf4/SZ7QCgzqOfI/AAAAAAAABD4/0PHiPfiOWuk/s400/hotfireman.jpg

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      they count! big time! woohoo!

 
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