A few decades ago, you really had to go see a renowned tailor in London to have buckles on your pants like James Bond, otherwise known as "side-adjusters".
These straps positioned on the belt make it possible to do without a leather belt and ad hoc loops.
Today, these models have been democratized and we find a little more of them in ready-to-wear.
The buckles are rather decorative and do not have much adjustability.
Unlike the leather belt which, firmly adjusted, holds the belly more.
These are two different comforts, two habits too.
And if suspenders are synonymous with trousers with buckles, the reverse is not at all obligatory.
Tailored fiber trouser brands, often English or Italian, appreciate the side adjusters which are a workshop detail, signing a relatively exclusive model.
The idea of having a buckle on trousers dates from at least the 19th century.
It goes back to the models...
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