When wearing a business suit, braces share the same vertical plane as the tie. As such, they should be coordinated (but not necessarily match) the tie. Solid braces are easier to coordinate than striped or pastels. Choose a blue or red colored tie and then pair it with blue or red braces. The shades don’t need to match exactly, in fact, they may complement the look more when they are slightly different.
|These pants braces coordinate with his tie, and pants|
If you are very ambitious, go for rainbow color suspenders such as these:
Stacy London, fashion expert and co-host of TLC's “What Not to Wear", suited up her father with red, showgirl braces for a valentines day date. Check out the video from the 4:15-4:49 minute mark.
Here’s some examples of color with braces:
- What’s your favorite brace color/pattern?