Suspender’s Day - October 20
Thu, Oct 20, 2022

Suspender’s Day

October 20 is Suspender’s Day. Suspenders are quite a popular and stylish accessory and, just as importantly, they are needed for an important purpose. There are a huge number of varieties of suspenders, everyone can choose according to their style. On this day, the age-old history of suspenders is remembered.


It is unknown when Suspender’s Day was formed. Suspenders are made on a fabric leather basis. Worn on the shoulders to hold up the pants. For several centuries, the predecessors of suspenders appeared. In 1820, the modern suspenders were invented by Albert Thurston. After 50 years, Mark Twain (aka Samuel Clemens) was able to get a patent for suspenders.

Suspenders are made as a universal accessory that is worn under clothing. Cling to pants with clips or buttons. During the entire existence of suspenders, they went out of fashion several times and returned. Now they are used complete with strict suits or tuxedos. Not so long ago, suspenders have returned to fashion, giving new life to a vintage accessory.

Interesting facts

  • the first mention of suspenders in Europe was during the time of Louis XIV;
  • at the beginning of the twentieth century, the fashion for suspenders faded, they were worn by farmers and workers;
  • in the 1960s, the demand for suspenders began to increase, but among the working class, they paired them with skinny jeans;
  • in the 1970s, in the wake of the unisex trend, women began to wear suspenders.

How to celebrate

Celebrating Suspender’s Day is easy enough. Give life to vintage fashion, put on pants with suspenders on this day. If you don’t have them in your wardrobe, then it’s time to go shopping. You can always make your own suspenders, maybe you will get your own unique style. On this day, you can learn more about the history of this accessory. Share on social media how you are celebrating this holiday with the hashtag #NationalSuspendersDay.

When is Suspender’s Day celebrated in 2022?

Suspender’s Day is observed on October 20 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday October 20 2022
Friday October 20 2023
Sunday October 20 2024
Monday October 20 2025
Tuesday October 20 2026

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