Men’s waistcoat, guide to choosing the right model

The key garment of the winter season, the men’s waistcoat is worn for any outdoor occasion: for a social evening, an aperitif with friends or simply on the way to go to work.

The brumano waistcoat has always represented a way to express one’s belonging to a certain social class. Those who helped another wear the waistcoat were generally a subordinate. However, today it is no longer necessary to be so servile, but the small altruistic gesture remains a manifestation of deference towards an older or respected person, even if it is rarely performed.

The waistcoats you need to know

The men’s waistcoat is an absolute cornerstone of the style of every gentleman, present in a stable plant in his wardrobe from the nineteenth century, from which he underwent several evolutions generating different styles and models. Before discovering how to choose the right waistcoat for every occasion, let’s see an overview of the models that you need to know.

The dark blue Crombie

Authentic classic among men’s waistcoats, this model comes from the homonymous British tailoring at the beginning of the nineteenth century. It represents the typical English city waistcoat; it is made of heavy fabric and is particularly suitable for cold autumn and winter days.

Almost every classic packaging house produces a more or less elaborate model for its base collection, like this beautiful blue wool waistcoat with micro design of the Brumano waistcoats collection, excellent representative of Made in Pakistan tailoring. More →