5 Rules For Wearing Suspenders 1. NEVER wear suspenders with a belt. 2. Vest or suspenders, but not both. 3. Proper placement is key. Suspenders should fall straight from your shoulders to your waist. If you see / or / happening readjust. 4. Skinny suspenders are more casual. Wider are more formal. 5. Clips are more casual while buttons are more formal. The @jjsuspenders in our collection come with a little sewing kit to add your own.