Originally Posted by scatterbrain
I read somewhere that braces can work well when beers aren't up for the task. I only have one pair so far. They allow the pants to hang better, and give a more uninterrupted line to the floor.
I felt a little ridiculous at first, but my wife said she likes them.
While it may break some cardinal rule on formality, white braces will blend in with a white shirt. Thurston makes white braces with a silver adjuster. If you don't want to stand out for wearing braces, that is one option.