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Bonaventure Vest - Purple Velvet

Great look.  Velvet could be better.

Item: 005888

$76.95


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Suitable for the showiest of showman, our Bonaventure Vest is equally eye-catching for any day, but especially excellent if you need a purple pick me up.

Fashioned with a plush velvet front in purple, this pointed-front vest features contrast black satin trim along the lapels and silver-buttoned placket. Two inset pockets at the waist to hold a pocket watch or whatnots. Black satin lining and back with adjuster buckle.

Made from a blend of 65% acetate and 35% nylon. Imported. Dry clean only. Available in sizes S - 3X.

Offered in Double Breasted and Single Breasted in several colors.

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Sizing Chart
Size Chest/Torso
(up to)
S 37 - 39"
M 40 - 42"
L 43 - 45"
XL 46 - 48"
2X 49 - 51"
(if available)
3X 52 - 54"
4X 55 - 57"
Back length ~ 22".
Measure your largest torso dimension (chest or belly) with a tape measure for best fit.
Not all sizes are available in all vests. Please see the drop-down list for available sizes in this style.

Please note: this vest has genuine pockets, but they may be sewn shut for cosmetic reasons. More Info.


Mens Sizing Guide

Product Reviews  

Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.89/5.00 stars from 9 reviews

Wow
This vest is amazing! The velvet is heavier than I expected, so this might be better during the winter months. Very soft!
Apr 2, 2020
Chris
UT
Bonaventure Vest
Beautiful color and very nice fabric. It does seem to run a little large, but it's definitely worth the price.
Jan 7, 2019
Rick
Pittsburgh Pa
US
Bonaventure vests are the best(s)
As always, these particular vests go with everything. Comfortable, they go with any costume be it Western, Victorian, Steampunk or Modern formalwear, it is the "goto" vest. I am patiently waiting for black in my size to become available once again and I'll have three colors. If you wear vests, you must consider these.
Oct 11, 2018
Stringbender
Woodland Hills Ca
US
Velvet
The customer service they provide is excellent. There was in imperfection with my purple one and they gave me a full refund within a few working days! I bought a black velvet bonaventure later on and there are no issues with my black one at all. 5 stars since the customer service responses to the rare problem with one of their products is quick. Everything including the refund was settled within 2 business days of my first contact with customer service. You can buy from them without worries.
Dec 14, 2017
Brad Peake
Battle Creek MI
US
Gorgeouus Vest!
This was my first time ordering from Historical Emporium. My package arrived very quickly, and the vest was packed well. I was thrilled by the texture and trim, and the purple color really shows up great on stage. It is very well made. I used it the following week in my performance, and I received a lot of compliments on the new outfit. Everyone loved the vest!
Feb 23, 2017
Steve the Sleeve
Tulsa Ok
US
If you'd really like to be noticed on entering...
...just wear this waistcoat and see what happens! The photo doesn't adequately show you exactly how vivid this waistcoat is - and boy, is it vivid! The purple leaps out at the eye and provides an excellent contrast against a black suit (I wear it with a Victorian cutaway frock coat and Livingston brushed cotton trousers) and a white shirt. Like all of the other Bonaventure waistcoats, the velvet has a lush texture, the colour is of an impressively deep and rich lustre, and contrasted well with the offset black trim (in both colour and texture) and the bright antiqued buttons. It is a very handsome addition to any gentleman's wardrobe, and comes very highly recommended. The only way you won't make an immediate impression on entering a room while wearing this waistcoat is if everyone in the room is asleep, or if all the lights are off. Mind you, in the latter instance, the purple is so vivid I'd be surprised if it didn't glow in the dark...
Feb 28, 2015
Michael
Sydney NS
AU
Elegance at its finest!!!
Jan 29, 2015
Joanne B

Love it.
Love this vest, A little darker than I expected but beautiful just the same. Now to find the right shirt to go with it.
Jan 9, 2015
The Major
Monroe MI
US
Great look. Velvet could be better.
Truly loved the look and is ideal in many ways. At the same time, the velvet feels a bit cheap. Perhaps using a cotton velvet could make it stand up better and look richer. But I am sure you know best. All the same, it is a minor matter and have already bought four more in other colors.
Dec 12, 2014
Carlos
Wellesley MA
US

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