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The 10 Best Wedding Vests

At Historical Emporium, we have been selling authentic period clothing since 2003, with thousands of satisfied customers around the world.

We have sold hundreds of wedding vests, and we listen closely to customer feedback to make sure we're delivering on the promise of unique, authentic clothing, world class service, and great prices.

We survey every customer to gauge their opinion of the products they bought, and put together this list of the top-ranked wedding vests in our store.

Shop with confidence, knowing that these terrific wedding vests have been tested and endorsed by our other customers, and that you will receive five star service along with a great value!


 

#1 Rated Wedding Vest
Dragon Vest

 Victorian Old West Mens Vests Red Satin Synthetic Microfiber Print Dress |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Fancy Jack the Ripper NYE Vampire

ITEM 000380

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.83/5.00 stars from 47 reviews

Really Sharp!
Looking for something to go with the Victorian Morning Coat I purchased for a wedding and this vest was it! High quality, great fit, looks fantastic!
Aug 1, 2019
shadowjack
Sugar Grove Il
US
SO HAPPY I NEARLY BLACKED-OUT!
Every single item I have EVER purchased from H.E. has always exceeded my expectations! The images on the site do not even come close to how the actual products are. But this one was a true topper! This time I was blown away X PI!!!! Thank you H.E. for constantly making the steampunk characters I have designed for myself come TO LIFE! Jeffery Scott (1019)
Feb 1, 2019
Jeffery Scott
Las Vegas Ne
US
Good product
Nice vest. Color a bit more subdued than online pics. I've been wearing this to holiday parties lately and gotten compliments and passes as contemporary, not just historical. A bit surprised that I generally end up calling attention to the dragon pattern. Good fit; I have stocky build. Back adjustment strap refines that fit. The back of vest is acetate materials, in subtle grey stripping on black, silky, but not shiney. Delivery fine. Good purchase.
Dec 19, 2018
Dave
Rockville MD
US
Beautiful
I enjoy wearing it.
Nov 15, 2018
Jay gunn
South Houston Tx
Good quality
Mar 10, 2018
Annie
PG BC
CA
Gorgeous and fits well
Elegant-looking, but also has bad-ass dragons when you look closer. Nice color.
Dec 10, 2017
Tom
Mountain View Ca
US
Amazing
Love this, but for a shorter waist man. Just fit my husband's long torso and looks Amazing on him!
Oct 6, 2017
Laura

Outstanding quality
First, let me assure everyone that this is very true to size. It is luxurious and quite fancy, as the Brits used to say rather dapper. The buttons and seeming all look nice, the back is of high quality and I look forward to using this for quite some time. Historical Emporium shipped this very quickly and I received it in less that a week.
Sep 15, 2017
ytontx11
Dallas TX
US
Happy Dragon Vest Custmer
This is a great vest, and very sharp. As a matter of fact, it's my second of this style. Before I discovered the Historical Emporium, I purchased my first at a local brick and mortar store for an upcoming show. I just finish multiple shows this past weekend at a Busker Festival. The fit is great and I got a number of compliments on the vest (and my shows too). The fit is spot on, so don't go by the sizes, go by the sizing chart. I'm looking for many years of good service from my new vest!
May 30, 2017
Joe
Warrensburg MO
US
Red vest
Love it! Can not wait to wear it with my tuxedo!
Oct 27, 2016
Bobby
Bronx Ne
US
Excellent
The dragon vest was the hit of the party. The vest is superior quality, fits as noted in the description, and looks absolutely stunning. I paired it with a black pearl pocket watch and black puff tie for a true gentlemanly look. A really well made garment that I look forward to wearing again.
Oct 4, 2016
Keith
Cape Coral FL
US
Beautiful vest
Love my new vest, looks great. Gonna wear it on a cruise to alaska.
May 12, 2016
Sarge
St louis Mi
US
Dragon Vest
Very nice - excellent fit... I am an extra large but the vest n a large was PERFECT.
Apr 6, 2016
Anonymous

Very Stylish!
Once again, the quality, fit, and finish FAR surpasses my expectations. Every, single item I've ordered from you has been truly excellent in every way. And the dragon pattern is so very, very cool. A fine addition to any gentleman's wardrobe. Again, I cannot recommend this highly enough. Fellas? You NEED this vest.
Mar 6, 2016
Sluggo
Lake Villa Il
US
Dragon Vest
beautiful vest, good quality!!
Oct 21, 2015
Mike Chiappetta
Oakland Ca
US

 

#2 Rated Wedding Vest
Livingston Black Brushed Cotton Vest

 Victorian Old West Mens Vests Black Cotton Solid Dress Work Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002982

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.81/5.00 stars from 75 reviews

Vest
Just like the matching Frock coat this vest is extremely well made, comfortable and should last a life time
Oct 27, 2019
MarkD
Yoder CO
US
Great Vest
Well made, nice fit. Very classy!
Oct 2, 2019
Lee
Dearborn Mi
US
Very good quaity
This is a well made and historically accurate vest. I like the way it fits but the material, though cotton, is heavy. I thought it would be much more lightweight for the summer which is why I got the cotton instead of wool. They are closer to a canvas. Otherwise, I would give it 5 stars.
Jul 25, 2019
Bronson
Newburyport MA
US
Vest
The vest is as promised. The material is heavier than I expected and it is warmer than I expected, but that is probably my lack of understanding. I think that the vest will be a reliable garment that I can use for reenactments for many years.
Apr 16, 2019
J Howard Fisk
Springfield MO
US
Great vest!
Fits well and looks good! Now I just need more opportunities to wear it.
Feb 28, 2019
Mike
Houston TX
US
Excellent!
Great piece, high quality fabric, nice pockets, authentic to the era, buckle on back works great! im truly satisfied. i measured myself and order size depending on what i wanted loser or tighter.. and it came in fitting me perfectly!!!!
Jan 3, 2019
Trevor Strother
Oakdale Lo
US
Livingston Set
I bought the Livingston vest in Medium size to match the frock coat for a formal civil war dance; the fabric is soft and the fit is perfect. I can even wear it with modern suit pants and jacket.
Sep 26, 2018
Rick
Herndon Vi
US
Fantastic
The vests are nice. They were a bit shorter than expected, but still acceptable. I feel like they were worth the money and wait.
Aug 10, 2018
Blake
Oh
US
Just what I wanted
Got a gift of some cash & decided to buy this to add to my vest collection. The quality was just as good as all the other vests I've ordered. The only caveat is to be sure of your size. This was one that I got the XXL as the chest size called for it. It fit perfectly.
Jul 26, 2018
Craig Allen
Elgin Un
US
This Is The Vest To Buy!
Let me make this perfectly clear: I'm on old school biker with a number of leather cuts. I have always been a vest person, preferably leather. But when my youngest daughter began planning her wedding this summer she really trimmed her budget in a number of areas and wanted to keep things simple for the wedding party. She asked me to wear slacks, a vest, dress shirt and tie to give her away. The wedding will be outdoors in late July in the South (hot & humid). I wanted a vest that would breathe as much as possible in the heat but it also had to be well made and stylish. When I sent some links of the Livingston Black Brushed Cotton Vest to my daughter she was absolutely elated by it. She rarely gets excited about things, but she was certainly excited about how this vest looked. This vest looks and fits amazing. The crew at Historical Emporium treated me like a king with stellar customer service. I couldn't be more pleased with this purchase, especially when it makes my daughter and wife happy.
Jun 14, 2018
Vintage Old School

US
Elegant
Feels stylish
Dec 28, 2017
Anonymous

Nicely done
Wonderful jet black brushed fabric. Buttons nicely stitched. Careful wearing a pocket watch with this vest: If the vest is a little tight around the middle, the roundness of the watch will form a slight mated circle visible from the front. The nature of the depth of black of the fabric is the cause -- use a lint brush to make the area jet black as the surrounding material. This is a very warm fabric.
Oct 19, 2017
Michael Villanueva
San Diego CA
US
great vest
this is my 5 th vest they are all great, fit, cut, size everything......i hope in the future the company will design more styles and colors in cotton canvas...thank you rudy
Oct 12, 2017
roma 1954
Hawthorne CA
US
Quality piece
The vest is very well made and fit perfectly. I am trying to replicate a railroad conductor's uniform and this vest is as close as they come to what was worn by old time railroad conductors.
Jul 20, 2017
Jack
Olympia Wa
US
It will do
The item was well made and I ordered the correct size, but it fit poorly.
Jul 5, 2017
BooksRG8
Fremont CA
US

 

#3 Rated Wedding Vest
Canvas Double Breasted Vest - Black

 Victorian Old West Mens Vests Black Cotton Solid Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 004531

$59.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.70/5.00 stars from 23 reviews

Vest
Great quality vest, very sharp! Ordered it to be worn at a wedding and was very happy I did. Excellent company, with great service!
Aug 16, 2018
Nae Nae
Baxter Springs KS
US
Love this vest!
It's a heavier, thicker vest with a straight cut and round bottom. The fit was almost perfect, and I keep getting complimented on it. I may need to find a 'reason' to purchase another.
Mar 19, 2018
Evo Shandor
Twin Cities MN
US
Michael
I have looked for a canvas double breasted vest for a long time, and was unable to find one, until I found Historical Emporium on a search for another item (which I also purchased from them) and was pleased with the vest and its look!
Jan 27, 2018
Michael
Corona CA
US
Vest
this vest is going to be one i wear a lot
May 12, 2017
setab
Green Valley Ar
great purchase
Item arrived in really great packaging and sturdy. Immediately took out and without unbuttoning slipped it over my head and fit was great. Looking forward to wearing for many occasions. Sturdy and great quality into its manufacture.
Mar 1, 2017
Character
Lineville AL
US
Style to show
bought this for a wedding and it was just great. Fantastic addition to any wardrobe.......
Jan 11, 2017
Andy
ON
CA
Very impressed
I had been trying to source vests in Australia for a number of months with no luck. I found Historical Emporium by pure chance and decided to give them a go. I ordered this vest along with Humboldt Stripe Vest and Classic Canvas Work Vest - Black in a single order as the three with shipping from the States was still more reasonable than anything that I'd been able to find in Australia. I had deliberately ordered a size up to be safe and on arrival I was very impressed with the quality, style and the time that the vests took to jump the puddle from the US. My tailor when I went to have them taken in (yes I probably should have trusted the sizing listed) also commented on the quality and styling; when measuring and after making the adjustments. Thank you very much (and yes I've now ordered additional vests), highly recommend both the service and product. I'll be back again.
Dec 8, 2016
Steven
Hobart TA
AU
One of my favourires
Sturdy, well made garment.
Dec 8, 2016
Robert N Stephenson
HAWTHORNDENE SA
AU
excellent vest.
A fantastic vest. I'm glad that I decided to order something from this website. It's a wonderful addition to my collection, and I'm certain to be back for more
Sep 15, 2016
Nigel
Waterloo On
CA
Truly Dapper
I received many compliments while wearing this vest to an event. I absolutely love it!
May 5, 2016
Tim
Chicopee MA
US
Dashing in 1830 California
I had a dual purpose for ordering this vest. First, I am a volunteer with the California State Park System at Monterey State Historic Park in Monterey, California. I help to put on a program called "Hands On" which teaches 4th grade students about life in early Alta California in the 1830's. One of the "tasks" I teach the children is branding cattle. I already had this vest in tan canvas, but it was always getting sooty from the branding iron fires. I didn't want to eventually ruin that one with multiple washings, so I ordered this vest to show less ash and soot during a week's presentations. Secondly, I am also a Civil War reenactor and this vest will be often worn with my Confederate Marine officer's uniform when it's too hot to wear my wool vest under my wool frock coat, or at a period ball when I want to be just a bit more formal in my Southern gentleman and officer portrayal.
Mar 4, 2016
Randall W. Hawkinson
Salinas CA
US
Vest
So far I have purchased 5 of the canvas vests 2 double breasted and 3 Commander style All arrived in excellent time and have proven to be of exceptional construction They also show a bit of class at work
Dec 17, 2015
P R Sheehan
Il
US
Superior in every way
The vest is made from sturdy, heavy weight material. The sewing is excellent. The waist adjustment strap is much sturdier than the normal, cheap vest. The design is comfortable. The vest may seem a little expensive, but quality of materials and workmanship make it an excellent value. B
Nov 19, 2015
Bartender Jim
Cerro Gordo Ghost... Ca
US
Canvas Double Breasted Vest.
Pleased. Would recommend based on quality& price.
Jul 17, 2015
Anonymous

Classy Canvas
A real double breasted waistcoat! Love everything about the way it looks, my only complaint is that it doesn't breath well, or at all really. Definitely a winter garment. Other than that it's perfect. The pockets line up well, stitching is perfect, and the buttons feel very sturdy. I would say another win for Western Emporium, and myself.
Jun 25, 2015
eljeffo
Las Vegas NV
US

 

#4 Rated Wedding Vest
Classic Canvas Work Vest - Walnut

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Mens Vests Brown Cotton Solid Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 003154

$49.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.81/5.00 stars from 103 reviews

canvas work vest
This is my fourth HE vest. I couldn't be happier with each and every one. I'm sure there will be more in my future!
Oct 3, 2019
Craig Bytwerk
Muskegon Mi
Great look
Bought this with the plum cravat. This looks great.
Jun 21, 2019
Anonymous

Dapper Dude
I bought the black Classic Canvas Work Vest a couple of year ago. Love it! While browsing and searching the website recently, I found the (brown) Walnut version. Now, I can coordinate with my black hats and western boots or my brown hats and western boots. The vests look great with jeans. When wearing it, I prefer to button the top button on my shirt, also. It creates cleaner lines, looking good with either short point button-downs or plain collars. Chambray shirts, plaid, striped, or solid oxfords blend well, yielding results ranging from rugged looks to downright dapper. Occasionally, I add a bolo tie. The options are numerous. The fit is excellent. Construction appears to be durable and well-finished. I like the liner inside. Canvas fabric is a nice weight. The pockets are quite handy. The notched collar adds a special touch. I get lots of notice and positive comments regardless of the color -- from people of all ages. Simply put, the Classic Canvas Work Vest is a functional, comfortable, stylish, well-made garment that I enjoy wearing. It's one of those things that makes me feel good to wear it. I look forward to wearing my vests for years to come.
May 23, 2019
Ollie
Houston Te
US
Work vest
Very well made. Very comfortable and perfect fit I will definitely buy the one in black as well. Awesome product
Apr 24, 2019
Wes Axson
Goshen In
US
Canvas Work Vest
The quality and workmanship on the vest are outstanding however I have a 41" chest and the medium was too tight to breath comfortably while sitting down and the large is more like an extra large with over 4" of overlap in the front which makes the arm holes protrude forward in a very noticeable way. There needs to be a size in between for this vest. Unfortunately this vest simply does not fit me.
Mar 29, 2019
Jerry
Mo
Love this vest
It's probably my favorite article of clothing now. Sturdy construction and looks great with modern or period clothing
Mar 23, 2019
Tony B
SHARON SPRINGS Ka
US
Awesome as usual
This is not my first vest and will not be the last one. Love them. People always ask about my vest and I can give them the story behind them. Always a good quality, quick ship and great service.
Feb 7, 2019
Tom
EAGAN MN
US
Great vest!
This vest is made very well & the cotton material is very thick. I really like the canvas. I ordered walnut but I received a black vest. That being said I really like the black one & will order another walnut one...
Oct 19, 2018
Khayman
Erie CO
US
vest
Great, fits perfectly!
Oct 11, 2018
Anonymous

Great Vest
I am a competitive chuck wagon cook and must dress in period correct clothing that could have been worn on the trail. I have several other pieces of clothing, and the vest really compliments the look. It fit well, and is easy to maintain.
Sep 27, 2018
johnnyb
Forney Te
US
Sturdy Quality
This 'duck' vest is sturdy, handsome and practical. Certainly not a cheesy costume piece. Purchased for general use/wear, I expect it will serve a very long time given the quality of the materials and the usefulness of the pockets. Very pleased that it comes in a 'tall' version, the fit is just right on my 6'1" frame.
Sep 20, 2018
Walt Appel
Logan UT
US
Awesome product
When the weather cools off I wear a vest. I really like this canvas vest because it is well made, and comfortable.
Sep 6, 2018
Paul
Alvarado Te
US
Overpriced
Overpriced. Vest is just ok. Shipping cost is way to high. Not worth the price.
Jul 12, 2018
Anonymous

Believe the tape
I've had this vest for a month and I'm very satisfied. High quality construction in tough, heavy canvas. A word about size. I had to send back my first vest because it was too big. I ordered the size that corresponded to a 50, the size I get for suits or sports coats. What I forgot is that's the size that fits at the shoulders then they take it in from there. A vest doesn't have shoulders. When I re-ordered, I went to Wal-mart, bought a tape for $2, measured like they said to in the instructions and ordered that size. It fit perfectly. So my advice? Don't guess. Get a tape. Measure with the tape. Believe the tape. Order what the tape says. A word about pockets. I wear this almost daily as a real work vest and, like others here, I wish it had inside pockets for a phone and/or wallet. It doesn't, so we'll deal with it. I ordered pants to go with the vest and when I took them to be hemmed, I asked the seamstress if she could make inside pockets for me. She was happy to, and since the vest is fully lined, she was able to easily do so with nothing showing from the outside. Looks great. She charged me $20 for the pockets, which I don't if that seems a good deal to you but was worth every penny for me. Buy with confidence.
Jun 20, 2018
R Yoder
MI
US
Vest
Excellent well made , very pleased.
May 30, 2018
Anonymous


 

#5 Rated Wedding Vest
Sable Brushed Cotton Vest

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Mens Vests Brown Cotton Solid Dress Work Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002574

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.73/5.00 stars from 41 reviews

Good Quality
This is my second time buying an "Old West" vest for my costume as a "Living History" re-enactment player. The first attempt was at another web site and the sizing turned out to be an educated guess, it didn't fit. At the Emporium the sizing instructions were accurate and it fits perfectly! I also appreciate that I can purchase the components of my character/outfit one at a time and still have that continuity that the whole outfit looks like it was purchased together.
Sep 5, 2019
Finder
Round Rock TX
US
Nice vest!
Mar 7, 2019
Johnny O
Oakland CA
US
Great Vest!
This is a well made vest. The material is a heavy duty cotton and feels like very soft canvas. I gave it 4 stars only because of the plastic buttons. They are heavy duty buttons, but I would have paid more money for a vest with buttons that were more period correct (such as wood or another natural material). Also, the tag on the vest says "Gunslinger Vest" and the brand on the label is Frontier Classics. So it is designed as a western style vest. I was wanting something in a Victorian style to wear with my bowler hat, but it will also go well with my western hat. I ordered a size Large and it fits true to size. I wear a size 42 suit and it was a little big, but was able to adjust it down to my size with the tab belt on the back. Plenty of pockets.
Feb 14, 2019
Steven
We
US
This Vest is Amazing!
Quality is spectacular and the shipping is as if I walked into the store and purchased it, delivery from the west coast was quick like I've never seen. Customer service top notch, size of clothing was as described. Best to get one size larger as with all dress clothes due to the high waist. Best clothing company ever!!
Jul 19, 2018
Jim
copperas cove TX
US
Sable Brushed Cotton Vest
Great fit and quality. Very comfortable. This is one of my favorites. I wear it often to work.
Apr 19, 2018
Tom

THE USUAL HIGH PRAISE
I have purchase numerous shirts, pants ,and vests prior to this purchase. Every piece of clothing has been sized correctly, very well made, and of excellent materials. This vest is no exception to that praise. The shipping service was incredibly fast this time. I do not hesitate to recomend this company and their wares and have numerous times to numerous people. I am a Single Action Shooter Society competitor ( Cowboy action shooting ) . All of the clothing has survived long rugged wear on the shooting range and a great deal of physical activity, with little or no signs of wear. When I want period correct clothing there is no other choice, in my mind -- HISTORIC EMPORIUM
Jun 22, 2017
HEAVY BEAR
Rochester Ne
US
Great Vest for Reasonable Price
This is a great quality, great-looking vest. Sewing quality is outstanding. The material is thick and soft. Buttons are quality, too. I normally would fall into the Large sizing, which I ordered initially, but had to re-order a Medium, which fit perfectly.
Jan 26, 2017
Kent S
Johnston Io
US
Historic
Wearing this vest is not only comfortable, but remarkably historic. I have only received compliments when I wore it - everyone has asked me more about it, and I've told them right away about the Emporium. Works superbly with a cravat and a pocket watch. Hopefully, one day, the mainstream fashion can return to this golden age! We can only try.
May 12, 2016
Titus
Sydney
AU
Just what we needed for our wedding.
We were looking for a vest for my (now) husband. We finally found the right one on the site. We bought 2 sizes as we didn't know which would fit best. We chose the smaller one and returned the larger one. We had a family member take in the vest a bit because it was still a little big, but there is no way my husband would be comfortable in the next size down. All in all the vest was just what he was looking for and he looked great at our wedding!
Aug 20, 2015
ndy26
worcester MA
US
Wonderful!
Excellent fit for me, look great, well constructed. What more can on say? I would recommend, especially with matching trousers. I look particularly dapper in these at work.
Jan 23, 2015
Carlos G-F

UK
Nice Earth tone
I really like how this can fit into almost any earth tone outfit. Works with tans, olives and browns. The only drawback is the shorter "gunslinger" flat front doesn't work on me as well. However it seems to be very sturdy with strong buttons.
Sep 29, 2014
D.C Commuter
Di
smashing
Handsome more help on the sizing chart would be appreciated. I think men are getting bigger (sorry) and so what used to be a med could be a large? Anyway it was a birthday gift much appreciated.
Jul 9, 2014
elysian fields
berkeley ca
US
Awesome Vest!
The vest is great! Even better quality than expected, fast shipping, fair price, awesome style, and just plain and simply great!
Mar 28, 2014
Brandon Bothur
Baltic CT
US
Nice Vest
I purchased this vest with the hope of being able to wear it outside of costuming. I am not disappointed, the fit and finish on the vest is great and assume it will hold up as any garment should. Thanks for great product.
Nov 8, 2013
Anonymous
Detroit MI
US
loved it
Oct 25, 2013
Anonymous


 

#6 Rated Wedding Vest
Twin City Silk Vest - Royal Blue

 Victorian Old West Mens Vests Blue Silk Floral Dress |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002412

$78.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.60/5.00 stars from 20 reviews

Exactly as expected
When I received the vest, I tried it on immediately, perfect fit. The size chart is spot on, almost to a fault...needed just a hair more room, but is still very comfortable. The fabric was everything I expected and more. The picture doesn't do it justice. Very satisfied with the time of shipping and delivery. Would purchase from this site again if ever the need arises. Thank you so much for the quality and integrity of your company
Nov 20, 2018
Gary
Great Falls Mo
US
Twin City Vest
Quality not quite up to 5 stars but okay.
Jan 29, 2016
Ken
Eagan MN
US
Vest
Fits perfect. I'm 5'10 and weigh 170 pounds With a muscular build. The medium is just right. Not to loose at all. The buttons and finish to the vest look very sharp.
Oct 15, 2015
Anonymous
Hot springs Ar
Great Vest
Bought this vest to brighten up my formal wear. Mission accomplished! Now have this Royal Blue Twin City Vest and Wah Maker's Dragon Vest to liven up a tuxedo. I despise having to get dressed up but it is far more tolerable when you feel good about what you are wearing, these vests do it for me. Quality, style and cut of this vest is just what I was looking for.
Nov 14, 2014
WeimGuy
Washington DC
US
Royal Blue vest
Beautiful and a great fit.I really liked the color and fabric
Jun 18, 2014
Sikamanba
Worcester ma
US
Lovely colour classy
The twin vest royal blue is a lovely bright colour looks great with dark suite, would recommend this vest my my occasions.
May 17, 2014
Cate
Sydney NS
AU
Twin City Vest - royal blue
A great vest! I love the way it looks. The only downside is the strap in the back has an annoying fastener: you pretty much have to take the vest off to tighten/loosen it yourself. Other than that, the vest is worth it.
May 9, 2014
Anonymous

twin city ves
thought the buttons and button holes were poorly incorporated in the fabric, loosely sewn on and loose threads
Jan 9, 2014
rick
farmington mi
US
great color but sent it back
I ordered the best in the long version of my normal size. This vest was barely long enough but was far too small around the waist. I then ordered two more vests, one size bigger and two sizes bigger, but they were not available in longs. The one size bigger vest was fine around the middle but was terribly short. I ended up sending all three vests back. I understand the vests are cut shorter in the old style, but I think these went to extremes. I'm only 6'1" so it's not like I'm overly tall. I would have had to wear pants almost up to my chest for the regular length vest to work. The color of the vests was terrific - every bit as brilliant as you see in the photos. I wasn't really thrilled with the material though. It was very thin and flimsy . . . it wouldn't hold up to more than a couple CW reenactments, I'm afraid. It felt like a cheap costume rather than a real vest, and for the price I expected better quality. If you're shorter than average the length may not be a problem. If you're average or taller you really need to go with the LT version of the vest and hope it fits. Expect to order one size bigger than you normally would as well. If you need the vest for a one-time use and you can get one that fits, it will work very well for you. If you plan to use it for multiple events I think you'll be disappointed in the material. Gotta love the color though, and the vest looked very nice. I wish I could have made it work. It was perfect for our wedding.
Sep 27, 2013
Sibelius
Richardson TX
US
A good looking vest
As a professional Magician, I bought this Twin City Vest to replace on of my current vests (purchased elsewhere) that has worn out. It arrived well packaged, along with the two matching garters that I purchased as well. The vest looks and fits quite well, but the material (especially the lining) is a bit thinner than I was expecting. All in all, still a good looking vest at a good price.
Jun 29, 2013
Kerry Ross
Encino Ca
US
Vest
Exactly what I ordered fits well, looks great but not using it till august so can't say more.
Jun 14, 2013
Tod
Surrey BC
CA
Exactly what I wanted
Perfect came in great time was not very long of a wait. The material is light weight and a thin type material so should not be very hot to wear. I am very happy with my recent purchase. Thamks- Steve-
Apr 26, 2013
Stevo
San Antonio Te
US
vest
I love the vest, and it will look great at my wedding. :)
Mar 9, 2013
Justin Heflin
Meaquite TX
US
Blued vest
The vest is beautiful but I had to send it back because it was too small. I had ordered a XL but a 2x is required. I'm not sure if they received the return that I mailed 1st Class mail last Thursday. I hope so, for I will need it in a few weeks. Thanks
Jan 28, 2013
Richard Cousineau
Santa Barbara Ca
US
What a great vest!
This vest is exactly what I was hoping for, and will be a wonderful addition to my wedding attire. Thanks!
Jan 18, 2013
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#7 Rated Wedding Vest
Humboldt Stripe Vest

 Victorian Old West Mens Vests Blue Cotton Stripe Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002568

$59.95

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Average Rating: 4.92/5.00 stars from 24 reviews

clothing
Everything is great and your costomer service is very great
Feb 22, 2018
Daniel alberda
bozeman Mo
US
Humboldt vest
Amazing service, shipping time, and quality of items! I wore the Humboldt striped vest and trousers for my wedding. I will be purchasing more items from this company!
Sep 27, 2017
Devon
One hundred mile... Br
CA
Color
The vest is of course great quality as I have come to expect. Fit is perfect, however with the light on the pictures it gave tje appearance that the color was that of a lighter blue. It is in fact very dark. It is almost a denim vest. Not exactly what I had expected.
May 19, 2017
Gary
Wakeman Oh
US
Humbolt - well made, runs slightly large
Just got my Humboldt vest, this is a very well made and sharp-looking vest. Nice heavy material, in a dark slate blue/grey, with pleasing stripes. This one does run slightly large - I ordered a XXL, and have a 50" chest and stand 6'2". There is definitely room in the chest, and more in the waist, so order your natural size at the most. Would definitely recommend this vest.
Jan 5, 2017
Chad
Sharpsburg MD
Great Waistcoat
Item looked great on web site so I took a chance and purchased. I was impressed with the quality of the item and the fit was just as expected. Wore it to a dinner and got lots of compliments. Great purchase.
Oct 22, 2016
Ken
Vancouver BC
CA
Vest
Perfect fit looks great
Mar 24, 2016
Stephen Whitlock
Okmulgee Ok
US
Beautiful Vest
This is an amazing vest. Fits wonderfully, looks great.
Dec 2, 2015
Matt Hatter
Pleasant Valley NY
US
Vintage Class
Worked beautifully with costume. Made for a perfect gentleman's attire for our Historical Presentation. Thank you.
Dec 1, 2015
NWMomma

Five stars. Feels so real.
Five stars. Feels so real. Higher quality than expected. The 2X fit well, I'm 250 lbs. I wear it for everyday to office or other business type conventions. Highly recommend buying this item
May 21, 2015
R. Wheelman
IL
US
A vision in stripes! (Part 1)
I've never owned a suit that wasn't black, or a black pinstripe; the Humboldt stripe vest (and matching trousers) makes for an excellent change, and one that stands out and gets you noticed. The fit is generous, the colours compliment each other very well (and the buttons match the stripe perfectly), and the texture of the fabric makes the waistcoat suitable for casual wear, as well as part of something more formal, or as I do, for work, on a regular basis (I match the Humboldt vest and trousers with the Livingston black brushed cotton town coat, black boots and a white shirt and black tie combo as in the pictures above - trust me. It works). If you're thinking of buying it, believe me, it'll make a very fine addition to your wardrobe.
Feb 28, 2015
Michael
Sydney NS
AU
Humboldt stripe vest
Sizes vary, I'm a large but had to do medium. Love the vest.
Jan 2, 2015
George
Monterey Ca
US
Quality
I bought this for my hubby for a Steam Punk wedding we are going to but its that good a quality, He is going to wear it for work after
Nov 23, 2014
Karen
AC
AU
Good Casual vest
This one was a bit more like a blue jean vest than I expected but it works well on more casual work days with khaki's as the stripes blend in to match.
Sep 29, 2014
D.C Commuter
Di
Perfect vest
I purchased this vest to go to a party and it was a instant favorite. Everyone loved it. The material is strong without being too heavy. The look is classic and authentic. Real pockets for accessories is a huge plus for me.
Sep 22, 2014
Stache & Burn
Dallas TX
US
excellent for pocket watch wearers
I purchased this vest so I can more frequently wear my grandfathers Hamilton pocket watch and the vest is excellent. Great construction and plenty of pockets for my watch (Hamilton 974 sidewinder from 1908) as well as glasses, pens notepad etc. I like this vest because it wears great with jeans and is durable for frequent wear. The lapels give it a nice style and I am very pleased with this purchase!
Aug 29, 2014
Tony
Evansville IN
US

 

#8 Rated Wedding Vest
Classic Canvas Work Vest - Brown

 Victorian Old West Mens Vests Brown Cotton Solid Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 006681

$49.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.89/5.00 stars from 27 reviews

Best Built Vest
Oct 20, 2019
Diablo Fuego
Chowchilla CA
US
Great Vest
Construction was much higher quality than expected. Should last a long time. Fits well.
Apr 12, 2019
Larry
Freeport IL
US
Classic Vest
Excellent, as described, fit was good,
Feb 8, 2019
Clark
TX
Canvas vest
Item arrived timely, was exactly as described, fits perfectly...outstanding online ordering experience...will order again...
Feb 7, 2019
Ken
Ariton Al
US
Awesome Waistcoat
This is the first best iPhone as an adult. I was very pleased and surprised at the quality of the vest. I would definitely buy another one. Awesome waistcoat
Dec 6, 2018
James
St. Petersburg Fl
US
Great Quality and Price
This is my second purchase from HE, and I'm as pleased this time as the first. The vest is a "sturdy" weight canvas (love it), and very well made. I bought a XXL and the size is perfect for my big torso. My only regret is that I didn't order this as a "Long". It comes right to my waist (what it is intended to do), but being a "big guy" I prefer something that extends below my belt-line a bit. The added 2" in the long version would make this perfect for me. However, I'm NOT going to return it, because it will inspire me to lose a few pounds. Shipping was next day (WOW!!!!), and the price is UNBEATABLE! I will be buying more from this company.
Nov 8, 2018
Diego
Beaverton OR
US
Classic Canvas Work Vest
Very Pleased with quality, fit and pricing
Aug 30, 2018
D Galloway
Springfield MO
US
Fantastic
Much more stylish than I expected from a "work vest" and incredibly comfortable. I intend on adding another in a different color to my wardrobe
Jun 4, 2018
Ben Rothman
Independence Io
US
Very Nice
This vest is much nicer in person than in the pictures! A rich caramel color and enough length to wear with levis. Nice deep pockets and you can just throw it in the wash when you need to clean it up.
Apr 27, 2018
jeff
Las Vegas NV
US
Canvas Vest
All AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA's
Apr 22, 2018
Mully
Clarksville TN
US
Classic Canvas Work Vest
I like the design, the color (brown), and the feel of the material. However, vest was too snug at the waist and too short. I sent it back and ordered a larger size, plus tall, and am waiting for delivery.
Mar 10, 2018
Doghall
Penfield NY
US
Canvas Work Vest
I ordered a walnut work vest and like it so much that I ordered one in brown.
Mar 8, 2018
Charles
Bullard Te
US
Great Versatile Vest
Great versatile and durable vest. I wear them to work. Depending on the rest of the outfit, they can be dressy, casual, or western. I liked them so much I have gotten one in each color.
Jan 19, 2018
Sparkplug
Medford OR
US
canvas work vest
A very nicely made article of clothing,no doubt. And also fits true to size. This is the 2nd I have purchased. A shame that all colors arent available in tall though. This tall seems to fit a lot better with jeans. I have the on in crimson also..and the color is wonderful, but its not available in tall. Wish it was. But at any rate..a great garment.
Dec 28, 2017
Ace
Florence SC
US
dyed it
The color looked terribly with khaki pants. So I tried to dye it black, it came out dark brown. It looks good. Thread and label didn't change color. Must be made of some kind of plastic. So it's dark brown with tan stitching. Looks good.
Dec 7, 2017
Ralph
Walnutport Pe
US

 

#9 Rated Wedding Vest
Farnsworth Vest

 Victorian Old West Mens Vests Black Satin Synthetic Microfiber Floral Dress |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002515

$61.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.89/5.00 stars from 38 reviews

Terrific in every way
I needed this vest for a period-style vaudeville show. It can be difficult to judge how such a stylish vest will look on a large man, so I was a little bit apprehensive. But to my considerable relief it really looks quite good on me (at least my wife says so! And so did the show's director). The vest is made of sturdy, easy maintenance fabric and the subtle floral pattern keeps it understated without being lifeless. In other words, perfect for the stage. I received helpful notifications regarding the processing and shipping of the order and it arrived in a very timely manner. I'm definitely a satisfied customer and I'm sure I'll be back!
Jan 25, 2019
foreverplaid

US
Highly recommend
This vest was delivered in only a few days. It was exactly as described. It fit perfectly and made my outfit. I am greatly pleased and will order more. Great company to do business with.
Nov 17, 2018
Bill W
Rock Hill SC
US
Farnsworth Vest
Perfect fit and really good looking
Oct 9, 2018
Anonymous

Many Compliments
Very nice vest. Super light material so you won't get hot. Very nice subtle design, which everybody complimented on! Very pleased
May 2, 2018
Chris
Atlanta GA
US
Farnsworth vest
Just beautiful Love it
Feb 9, 2018
Ed Palazzo
Pomona Ne
US
Great Vest
Arrived quickly and is exactly as described. Fits true to size and the quality looks to be very good. Haven't had a chance to wear it yet but I'm sure it'll look great with my other western wear.
Feb 3, 2017
Jim
Lynchburg VA
US
Great
Fits great, looks great, feels great.
Nov 10, 2016
redhawk
Oakland CA
US
Splendiferous
The vest was exactly as advertised and the delivery was prompt. Well done.
Feb 24, 2016
Patrick
Colorado Springs Co
US
Farnsworth Vest
5 stars for quality, selection, price and delivery time!
Dec 22, 2015
Anonymous
San Bruno CA
US
Vest
the small size I bought was slightly bigger than my son's built, but overall a good looking vest.
Dec 14, 2015
lyn
Jacksonville
Quality product
This is a great vest, it looks nice and is made from high quality fabric. Unfortunately the vest was extremely large in the chest area, while it actually fits well around the waist. Therefore alteration was needed, which was not quite cheap.
Sep 13, 2015
Anonymous

NL
Farnsworth vest
LOVE IT better than I expected it fits perfectly wore it to town and had all praise people even asked where I had purchased it from definitely worth it
Aug 30, 2015
Frank Brooker
Quorn St
AU
PERFECT!
What can I say? This item is PERFECT! It's so very rare that I find a nice Victorian/western style vest that not only looks great, but fits well. This is all of that. Beautifully made, and highly recommended, and unlike the more expensive Victorian vests you find at Halloween stores, and various costume shops... this vest has REAL pockets! This vest works for me on multiple levels too... for my Victorian garb, my western garb, and even worn with my modern day suit. It makes my two piece into a three piece that is quite dashing, and it's so well made, I won't worry about it ever wearing out. Highly HIGHLY recommended.
Sep 19, 2014
Warflight
Spring Valley CA
US
Awesome Product
I love the vest. It dresses up a black suit nicely.
Sep 19, 2014
Scott
Lehi Ut
US
Farnsworth West
Great look and perfect fit! Love this vest.
Sep 19, 2014
Tony Tallarico
Nesconset NY
US

 

#10 Rated Wedding Vest
Commander Vest - Crimson

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Mens Vests Red Cotton Solid Work Clerical |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 003875

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.83/5.00 stars from 23 reviews

Just right, sort of a 2 in one vest
I ordered the smallest size, as I'm very skinny and stuff like this is hard for me to get a good fit in, and it fits pretty much perfectly, wish they offered more of their vests/coats in a 35 chest. I was expecting a costume quality piece, but when I opened it a tried it on I was pleasantly surprised by the quality. The canvas feels like it'll last a decade or two, almost like how a carhart jacket feels. Worth the price for sure. I haven't seen anyone else mention this, but if you undo the top 2 buttons you can turn down the lapel and it gives the look of a traditional vest, so you can wear it in different fashions. Not to mention its very comfy
Oct 15, 2018
Isaac R
TN
US
Commander Vest
As a new customer I held off reviewing for a more complete experience. After a couple months, I could not be happier! Since I enjoy vests I plan to buy as many as I can.
Oct 11, 2018
Craig
Muskegon Mi
Steampunk Attire
Vest is a little tight but otherwise very appropriate for Steampunk Carnival Ball.
Jan 18, 2018
Gordo
Key West Fl
US
A handsome waistcoat
It was the perfect complement to a pirate costume I was assembling. Thank you!
Aug 10, 2017
Anonymous

First time is a winner!
This is the first time I've ordered from Historical Emporium. I've perused the items for some time, but never had the courage to order. Well, I was not disappointed! The vest is exceptionally well made and exactly what I was looking for. The next time I need something, I won't hesitate to order again!
May 11, 2017
stanlissa
Fort Worth TX
US
andrew
another perfect piece from history!
Feb 24, 2017
Andrew P
Palm Springs CA
US
Crimson vest
The vest was of high quality material and just what i was looking for to round out my costume.
Apr 20, 2016
Anonymous

Commander Vest - Crimson
Jan 8, 2016
Anonymous

Perfect fit!
Nice quality vest and a perfect fit! People thought this was tailored for me.
Oct 7, 2015
Edward J
Fort Mill So
US
It's really unfair to look this good
Recently I had the opportunity to attend an event called The Steampunk Masquerade Promenade and I was decked out in clothes from Steampunk Emporium. This was the first time I'd worn the Commander Vest, it fit fantastic, and was comfortable all night long. It's quality clothing that's made to last. My entire outfit consisted of the following from (Historical) Steampunk Emporium: Commander Vest Baily Trousers Mini Gauntlet, Brown Black Pearl Ornate Pocket Watch Brown Leather Buckle Suspenders Pin, Gears and Wings Additionally, I wore a black button down shirt where I'd replaced the buttons with "copper gear" buttons, and a steam punk top hat I'd acquired a year ago randomly. Anyway, I got compliments everywhere I turned all night. Men and women alike complimented the style and the look. I think that a big part of this outfit looking so good is the quality of the clothes. Unlike anything you'd pick up in a costume shop, this stuff is made to last. I've actually owned the Baily Trousers for a couple of years now... and I've not been nice to them. They still look great, fit amazing, and have held their color after repeated washing. The suspenders look great and fit well thanks to the elastic on the back. The pocket watch I like so much I've started wearing on a regular basis with my jeans, clipped to a belt loop (finally an opportunity to use that 5th pocket!!!). The Brown Guantlet fit my wrist better than I would imagine as it was listed for women......
May 8, 2015
Mike
Union City CA
US
Great quality, bit tight
The only thing to mention is that the vest is a bit tight. Every other vest I've gotten here an "M" is very comfortable, looks good, and has just a bit of room. This one though is snug. Not uncomfortable, not a 'problem', just keep it in mind. If I were to have gotten a Large I'd undoubtedly have to have it altered to fit correctly.
Mar 12, 2015
Anonymous

Great Vest!
I wanted to write a review about the Commander Vest because from reading the other reviews I had concern about the sizing with some saying that it runs small. I usually wear a 35 or 36 which is right on the border of a small. I ordered a small and medium with the idea I would keep the one which fits and return the other. I opened the small first and it fit perfectly so no need to even try the medium. It is a fitted cut though through the waist which I like very much. It is a very nice looking vest with the aged brass buttons giving it a sharp look. It is a great part of my steampunk outfit and I am very happy with the purchase.
Oct 26, 2014
Sean
New York NY
US
good stuff
Love the vest.
Sep 6, 2014
Mike M.
Paris IL
US
Commander Vest
Again, not disappointed! Great product and great quality. I know anything I order from your company will be made extremely well and looks authentic and will hold up for years. Thanks!
Oct 25, 2013
Donna S.
Davidsonville MD
US
Excellent
Oct 13, 2013
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