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Guide to wear Mens Suits Vests

Summary: Mens Suits Vests are not just a piece of a cloth, it is an important part of an accomplish suit and for a three piece suit it is a must. The retro thrift-store look has made room for jackets and dress shirts on stylish young men.  A dress vest is a garment we usually associate more with older, dignified gentlemen and consider as very formal but it is increasingly popular one among the young men too. Young men and old should be mindful about the few basic rules of wearing a dress vest correctly.

A well-fitted vest is long enough in the front to cover the man’s waist hence the other name of the vest is "waistcoat", with no shirt showing between the belt and the vest.  The sides and back will be a little higher cut, and may reveal some part of the shirt; but be sure to wear a well-fitted shirt tucked in tightly to avoid fabric "ballooning" out in little puffs from under the vest.  They look silly and outsmart.

The shoulders of the mens suits vest should always lie flat against your body and below any collar points.  If you’re wearing the vest with a suit coat, the shape of the vest should be narrower enough that the lapels of the suit don’t hide it entirely.

It’s better to keep in mind that the bottom button of a waistcoat or vest should always be left undone - the top button may be left undone as well however it’s optional.
 
You’ll always wear either a vest or a cummerbund with a black tie for any formal event.  These mens suits vests are usually backless, fastened with an adjustable strap unless custom made.  They also have lapels, which make the waistcoat more formal, expect these waistcoats to be cut lower to show more of the dress shirt front.  A matching black is the most common option for a tuxedo, but you can wear a different color so long as it is dark, plain, and dignified - deep greens and burgundies are solid choices.  If you wear a colored vest is should be the only colored piece in the ensemble.

The waist coats are a great option for a man who always want’s to look formal with a dignity.  Your vest should usually match your suit, and should always be worn with a necktie.  An open collar is too informal for a full three-piece suit and it’s not for formal events.  A suit with an unmatched vest is a rare and shows more casual look. If you’re going to experiment with the style, be aware that it’s not business appropriate, and that it will strike most people as being a bit dated.

The vest on its own is the look that seems to be catching on lately with the young men those who love to wear jeans than normal trouser.  You can wear an unmatched vest with jeans.  A long-sleeved dress shirt is will look perfect but you can roll the sleeves up if you’re wearing it as a casual style.  The rules of wearing a mens suits vests is to make sure it’s long enough to cover your waist in the front.


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