Fine Accessories for Gentlemen since 1820

Albert Thurston

Over 180 years of traditional British craftsmanship  
January 22, 2021  



Our factory closes over the Holiday period and orders received after midnight on 20/12 20 will not be processed and made until week commencing 4th January 2021.



Is size important?

The braces we sell online are all Multi-fit, which is 40 - 46" (100-115 cm), so can be adjusted with the levers by approximately 6" (15cm). 

Shipping and Holidays

All our braces are made to order for you and not sent from stock - it can take a few days for us to process and manufacture your order ready for despatch, especially in the run-up to Christmas!

We use DHL as our preferred courier and on occasions, use Royal Mail. In the majority of deliveries, you will receive a tracking number via email. Delivery can take between 1 - 7 working / business days, dependent on the final delivery destination.

If for any reason you do not receive your order, please contact us with your order reference number.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure you receive your made to order braces as fast as possible, we CANNOT GUARANTEE delivery in a certain timeframe.

Can I buy in Pounds Sterling or Euros?

Of course. When you go to 'Checkout', you will automatically be transferred to our payment partner, WorldPay. Their site is encrypted to ensure the security of your transaction and guarantee your purchase. They give you the option to pay in the currency of your choice at today's exchange rate.


We use a variety of coloured boxes and your braces will be packed in a random colour from our range.




page from catalogue 1870s

This page from a catalogue from the 1870s demonstrates the meticulous attention to detail which has been handed down through the generations. 
view a sample page
Hollywood Stars wear suspenders

In modern times, Thurston attire has featured in manyHollywood films, including "Leap of Faith" with Steve Martin and "Wall Street" with Michael Douglas.
Now, in the 21st century, Thurstons are delighted to bring their very traditional skills to the modern world of the web to enable you to shop in the comfort of your own home.