Suspenders or Belt?

Should I wear a belt or suspenders? Are there situations or occasions that call for one over the other? I like both, but I’ve never really followed any rules other than making sure I don’t wear them together.

What belt with Oxblood coloured shoes ?

Hi. I’ve just purchased a pair of fantastic Oxblood coloured tasselled loaferes but am in a quandry regarding a suitable belt. Should I purchase an oxblood one, or would brown or black suffice ? I’m generally obsessed with matching shoes and belts, so probably already know the answer to this to protect my own sanity !…….