Vintage Vests and Waistcoats

A men’s vest, also known as a waistcoat in the U.K., is a piece of sleeveless clothing designed to be worn on the upper body. Vintage vests range from casual sweater vests to the more formal buttoned garment that makes up the third part of a traditional three-piece business suit. Other vests are designed for specific sporting activities, like a quilted jockey’s vest for horse riding, a many-pocketed canvas vest for fishing, or a shooting vest...Continue Reading