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can i have a waistcoat made for my 2-piece suit?

AvariceBespoke

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if I have the wool - and how much wool fabric would i need (length and width) ? thanks
 

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Most fabrics are 60" wide. I am not sure exactly how much a vest would take for you. I always get one yard for a vest, and tailors tell me that that is more than enough.
 

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I'm looking into having a vest made, too.

Anyone have a good pic of a properly fitting vest?

Also, what kind of material should the back be? And is the "cincher" required in a bespoke vest?

I asked a tailor...was quoted about $100...does that seem fair?

(Hope this isn't a thread-jack...I just have some questions on the same topic and didn't want to clutter the board with a new thread)

jag
 

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Also, the suit I'm looking to have a vest made for is a 3button 2 roll single breasted suit.

There should be no problem getting a vest made for this suit, right? (i.e. is there such thing as a 2-piece suit that would look off w/ a waistcoast? ) thanks
 

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Been planning to do this as well but I can't decide on what color to go for my light grey 2 piece.
 

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Originally Posted by calvinloke
Been planning to do this as well but I can't decide on what color to go for my light grey 2 piece.

If you wanted to be daring- how about a pale yellow with a blue window pane?
 

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