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Dark Blue suit with what color of vest -waistcoat-?

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Hi all, I'm a uni student, which major in business. What color of vest should I get with a dark blue suit? I've searched it up on google, some ppl say that grey vest would be a perfect match. Please respond asap. Thank you!
 

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It depends a bit on the style of the suit. Pictures and information on what occasions you intend to wear it on would be helpful to judge. Typically, three piece suits come with a matching waistcoat of same fabric. If you choose a waistcoat in a worsted wool, stick to a light grey or light blue, but be aware that this will look quite formal, requires a tie to look good and is best suited for formal events like weddings, garden parties at Buckingham Palace and the like ;-)
If you want to err on the casual side, pair a navy suit with a knit vest or waistcoat and here you can even go into a camel to mid brown, if you are courageous then a burgundy or red or a different shade of blue that should be lighter than the suit color-wise. If you can pick up the color again in e.g. a pocket square, necktie or bow tie you should look as dapper as it can get.
 

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It depends a bit on the style of the suit. Pictures and information on what occasions you intend to wear it on would be helpful to judge. Typically, three piece suits come with a matching waistcoat of same fabric. If you choose a waistcoat in a worsted wool, stick to a light grey or light blue, but be aware that this will look quite formal, requires a tie to look good and is best suited for formal events like weddings, garden parties at Buckingham Palace and the like ;-)
If you want to err on the casual side, pair a navy suit with a knit vest or waistcoat and here you can even go into a camel to mid brown, if you are courageous then a burgundy or red or a different shade of blue that should be lighter than the suit color-wise. If you can pick up the color again in e.g. a pocket square, necktie or bow tie you should look as dapper as it can get.
This is the suit that I have, it looks greyish in the photo, but it's more blue in reality. I'm having a presentation coming up, and sometimes I need to attend seminar. so I'm really not sure on which color of vest should I go for?

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My suit is a little bit darker in comparison to the image below. I'm not sure whether this will work or not.

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Hi all, I'm a uni student, which major in business. What color of vest should I get with a dark blue suit? I've searched it up on google, some ppl say that grey vest would be a perfect match. Please respond asap. Thank you!
Is there a reason you're wanting to add a mismatched vest to your suit? Just for more visual interest? The above pic would still work with a darker navy.
I think ideally if you're trying to look the most professional would be to have a three piece (matching suit) or just a two piece (without a vest).
 

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Is there a reason you're wanting to add a mismatched vest to your suit? Just for more visual interest? The above pic would still work with a darker navy.
I think ideally if you're trying to look the most professional would be to have a three piece (matching suit) or just a two piece (without a vest).
I wanna add a more professional look to my suit, so ppl can have a good first impression on me.
 

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I wanna add a more professional look to my suit, so ppl can have a good first impression on me.

A vest doesn't add a more professional look. A crisp white shirt, nice tie, solid shoes(and maybe a pocket square) does. Being well groomed never hurts. Knowing you field/job/major helps. Being on time all the time is also key.

You don't need a mismatched vest for your suit.
 

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A vest doesn't add a more professional look. A crisp white shirt, nice tie, solid shoes(and maybe a pocket square) does. Being well groomed never hurts. Knowing you field/job/major helps. Being on time all the time is also key.

You don't need a mismatched vest for your suit.
Ah ok, Thank you so much!
 

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A vest doesn't add a more professional look. A crisp white shirt, nice tie, solid shoes(and maybe a pocket square) does. Being well groomed never hurts. Knowing you field/job/major helps. Being on time all the time is also key.

You don't need a mismatched vest for your suit.
this ^ x1,000,000
 

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If you have a presentation coming up, know your material. Turn your phone OFF. Get there early and understand the setting/where you will stand....etc.

Down the road, look to purchase a 2nd suit. Light grey? Then some additional shirts/ties. Another solid pair of shoes.

Don't worry about a mismatched vest.
 

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When you buy your second suit please avoid bum freezers and go for a more traditional cut
 

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When you buy your second suit please avoid bum freezers and go for a more traditional cut
Well, in reality it's actually a modern fit suit, idk why the pic shows smth that's different lol. Btw, thx for the help.
 

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If you have a presentation coming up, know your material. Turn your phone OFF. Get there early and understand the setting/where you will stand....etc.

Down the road, look to purchase a 2nd suit. Light grey? Then some additional shirts/ties. Another solid pair of shoes.

Don't worry about a mismatched vest.
How about a brown double breasted suit? I have seen some pic of it, it's really cool tho, made by Ralph Lauren

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