Colorful waistcoats with morning dress

Discussion in 'General Attire & Accoutrements' started by randomblahblah, Nov 24, 2020.

  1. randomblahblah

    randomblahblah New in Town

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    Hi everyone. Does anyone happen to know when duck egg blue and other pastel colors became popular as waistcoat colors with morning dress? Have they been around a long time or is it a relatively recent trend?
     
  2. Flanderian

    Flanderian Practically Family

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    I'm sorry I don't have sufficient specific knowledge to answer your question in detail, but I recall elaborate, fancy waistcoats originally having been one of the hallmarks of formal dress, and as time passed what was once dress of a lesser degree of formality succeeded to the role of higher levels, so I would expect that at different periods, colorful waistcoats have gone in and out of vogue with specific degrees of formality.
     

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