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How far from a belt/hip should a vest be?

SamPepys

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I recently picked up a three piece suit at a second hand store. ($20, and it's pin strips are the exact color of the tie I was wearing at the moment) I really like the vest that came with it, and it's a light brown that looks good with jeans, but I'm afraid it might be a little too high.

I know the sayings on sleeve and lower hem length for jackets (wrist meets thumb & knuckles respectively), but are there "rules of thumbs" on vests? Should the vest cover the belt or can there be a space where the shirt shows between the top of the pants and vest bottom?

Thanks!
 

matstyleku

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wrong thread.. woops.

As I understand, no belt with vest =)
 

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Originally Posted by matstyleku
In regards to this thread being about flipping, I admit when I first thrifted it was just so exciting to see expensive blah blah blah
It's not! How on earth does anything you wrote relate to the OP's question? Nobody gives a shit about your thrift recap. SamPepys, check this current thread for more on waistcoat length.
 

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Vest & jeans?

You David Beckham or something?
 

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Originally Posted by GBear
Vest & jeans?

Judging something that could very easily work based on zero evidence?
 

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