A suit vest, also known as a waistcoat or simply a vest, is a sleeveless upper-body garment. It is also a part of men’s formal wear. The garment is usually worn below a coat or blazer and over a dress shirt and a bow tie or neck tie.

You could look more sophisticated when you can find a suit vest which matches your suit jacket or blazer and with your jeans.

Read below for a guide on choosing a suit vest:

Black suit vests

black suit vestIf you want to go for a classic look, you can choose a black suit vest. You can wear it to formal and casual events or for work. Since black is a neutral color, it could go well with any color of your suit or dress shirt. If you are doubtful, go for the black and white combination.


Gray suit vests

gray suit vestAn alternative to black suit vests are gray suit vests. It could look as classic as the black vests and matches well with suits of any color.


Patterned suit vests

patterned suit vestIf you are getting bored of the plain suit vests, you can go for patterned suit vests. Stripes, such as navy pinstripes, plaids and other patterns could work for you. To look more sophisticated, you can go for a black and white patterned vest.


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