The Waistcoat Dilemma

Discussion in 'General Attire & Accoutrements' started by MK, May 14, 2021.

  1. MK

    MK Founder Staff Member Bartender

    Waistcoats are a good option in a man's wardrobe. It can be a versatile garment with the capacity to be more formal or casual depending on what it's paired with and if it's buttoned or not. I've been on a search for a tweed or suede waistcoat but the vast majority are regular lengths. I'm in need of a long. Does anyone know of a good source?
  2. MisterCairo

    MisterCairo I'll Lock Up

    Gads Hill, Ontario
    I cannot help with a source for choices, but as a man who is barrel chested, I often need to either go bespoke for an item, or have substantial alterations done to something off the rack. That's the issue with many articles of men's clothing I find too - most are for the "average" or "normal" guy. Particularly jackets and waistcoats.

    Whoever the norm guy is supposed to be!
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  3. Harp

    Harp I'll Lock Up

    Chicago, IL US
    Chicago men's clothing stores are reopening but of course Covid 19 upended the business entirely
    with many shops still shuttered or pardon-the-pun altered. I have been net surfing for available tried
    and true shops newly back in biz and current trends tend to favor virtual on-line patronage. Along with daily
    commuter travel to the office, things have changed for better or worse. Until the situation ripens more fully
    the laptop customer has some edge, so a peruse of specific item such as waistcoats might lead to a new source.
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