V Vest B/W Herringbone

264.00 

The rise of waistcoats was in 1660s when King Charles II became fascinated with Persian vests seen in the court of Shah Abbas. The new style was announced by royal decree, with Samuel Pepys recording in 1666: “The King hath yesterday in council declared his resolution of setting a fashion for clothes which he will never alter. It will be a vest..”

The single breasted waistcoat is crafted of fine 530g pure new wool woven in family-runned factory that’s been operating since the 17th century.

– Colour: Black and White Herringbone
– Shell fabric: 100% pure new wool
– Fully lined with viscose
– Tailored for a slim fit
– Two front welted pockets
– Corozo nut button closure
– Back buckle for fitting adjustment
– Tonal stitching
– Ethically made in Guildhaus, Tallinn

Dry Clean Only Ironing On Low Temperature