The suspender should be fairly strong and ideally should have metal clips to hold the stockings.
They are ideal when the fish are very shy and are also great for dry flies and suspender buzzer fishing.
Next time someone asks, "What type of bridge is the Golden Gate Bridge?" -- simply point to the cables: the stretched cables and suspender cables.
These also include suspender buttons and lining to the knee.
You will need a suspender belt to hold the stockings up; hold-ups usually have a silicone band that does this.