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Albert Thurston

Navy Moire Braces

$ 84 (Incl. tax for United Kingdom)
  • Product Notes

    As the authority on the craft of braces, the purchase of a pair of Thurston is one shrouded in history. At 40mm wide, these navy moire suspenders, exclusive to The Rake, make for a bold accompaniment to formalwear, heightened by nickle-plated brass fittings and braided ends.


    For any questions and styling advice, please contact us at: shop@therakemagazine.com.

  • Size Notes

    40 mm wide.

  • Materials and Care Notes

    Made in England


    100% Nylon.

  • Delivery & returns

    This product is in the UK. It will be dispatched in 1 working day.


    We very much hope that you'll enjoy your purchases. Should you need to return an item, we'll happily collect it from your home or office free of charge.


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The Story

Although versions of suspenders and braces have been worn for roughly three centuries, the modern iterations we’re familiar with can be credited to Albert Thurston, who was the first to sell the practical accessories from his boutique in London’s Haymarket in 1820. Sported by royalty and politicians alike, Thurston’s galluses were attached by leather loops to support the high-waisted trousers in vogue at the time. While the invention of the belt and the technical ability to craft more form-fitting clothes has made the practicalities of wearing braces largely redundant, it’s a knowing appreciation for tradition that makes Thurston’s appeal so enduring. Now more commonly worn as a statement, especially with formalwear, the brand’s pieces are intricately crafted with luxurious hardware and sturdy materials.



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