Vests

Vests

If you want to take your tailoring to the next level, men's vests are the perfect way to do it. Timeless, smart and elegant, you can pair them with your suit or wear over a shirt for a sophisticated formal look. Our extensive range features an array of colors, styles and fits to give you every option when choosing your look. From classic black to double-breasted, wedding and tweed, there's a style in our collection to complete any formal occasion.

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  • Dobell Royal Blue Dupion Double Breasted Vest with Shawl Lapel
  • Dobell Ivory Dupion Double Breasted Vest with Shawl Lapel
  • Dobell Silver Dupion Double Breasted Vest with Shawl Lapel
  • Dobell Burgundy Dupion Double Breasted Vest with Shawl Lapel
  • Dobell Light Blue Paisley Vest
  • Dobell Black Paisley Vest
  • Dobell Navy Blue Windowpane Linen Vest
  • Dobell Black with White Windowpane Check Vest
  • Dobell Prince of Wales With Red Overcheck Vest
  • Dobell Blue Tartan Vest
  • Dobell Red Floral Brocade Vest
  • Dobell Blue Floral Brocade Vest
  • Harris Tweed Black & Grey Herringbone Double Breasted Vest
  • Harris Tweed Blue & Black Herringbone Double Breasted Vest
  • Harris Tweed Black & Grey Herringbone Low Cut Vest
  • Harris Tweed Dark Blue Windowpane Check Tweed Vest
  • Harris Tweed Blue & Black Herringbone Low Cut Vest
  • Harris Tweed Brown Windowpane Tweed Vest
  • Dobell Lavender Paisley Vest
  • Dobell Pink Paisley Vest
  • Dobell White Paisley Vest
  • Dobell Mint Green with Gold Paisley Vest
  • Dobell Fuchsia Paisley Vest
  • Dobell Purple Paisley Vest
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Vests, which cover the torso and leave the arms free, flatter most men’s body types. They’re designed to draw in the waist, trim the torso and create a sleek, elegant silhouette. Unsurprisingly, vests originated in an era famous for its sartorial opulence – the 17th century, when King Charles II of England introduced them as part of correct dress after seeing the vests worn by Persian aristocracy in the court of Shah Abbas. Fortunately the vest is one of the only remnants of 17th century fashion still going today (although Charles’ billowing centre parted curls enjoyed a worldwide revival in the ‘80s).

Today, vests are worn with three piece suits, traditional wedding suits and on their own as part of smart-casual and day wear. There are a number of different styles of men’s vests. Single breasted is the most versatile option for the office, evening and casual occasions, whilst double breasted is considered to be more formal and ideal for weddings. We stock vests in a wide spectrum of colors perfect for matching to any suit or wedding color scheme.