For those of you who do not know what a waistcoat is, it is a close-fitting garment that reaches the waist. In general, waistcoats do not have sleeves nor a collar and button down in the front. In addition, this garment is worn especially by men, it can be worn over a shirt as well as under a jacket. However, some men do not know how to wear it, this is why we have collected a few tips on how to wear a waistcoat. Keep on reading to find them out.
In general, the waistcoat can be worn as soon as the temperature starts to dip. Moreover, in order to add some emphasis to your waistcoat, you should wear one in a contrast color to the suit or blazer that you are wearing. For example: you can pair a grey or a brown one with a navy flannel suit when the weather is too cold, and add a blue stripe shirt, grey tie in addition to brown suede brogues.
The best way to wear a waistcoat is by pairing it with pieces that belong to the same or to a similar texture. In fact, if you want to wear tweeds fabric, you can wear them with denim or some other wools. Moreover, a nice waistcoat with a good pair of jeans, in addition to a simple shirt, make the perfect combination. However, be careful about the colors, and as we talked earlier, make the colors you choose in contrast with each other.
In general, a lot of men tend to stay away from layering in cold days, and go for one thick jacket or coat. In fact, surely, this way you will feel better and take less time getting ready in the morning. However, you should get rid of the thick coat if you want to look visually interesting, and this is where the waistcoat’s turn comes. All you have to do is wear it with a nice pair of trousers, a shirt, and add a coat over it!