• STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

Vest, belting the back - help!

Master Hop

New Member
Joined
Sep 18, 2008
Messages
3
Reaction score
0
I have a dance performance to give in about a week (Lindy hop) and the outfit that the performers are required to wear involves a vest with matching pants, white dress shirt, and a tie that matches our partner's blouse. I have the outfit, but the vest is bugging me - it has a buckle and strap in the back.

Don't get me wrong, the strap is nice in that it lets me tighten the waist of the vest ever so slightly. But what I DON'T like is how the remainder of the strap dangles like the tail of a whipped dog. ...which is to say, it droops. Is there some trick to buckling it so the tail doesn't hang?

I do NOT want to perform in a droopy vest.
 

eHaberdasher

Distinguished Member
Affiliate Vendor
Joined
Mar 24, 2006
Messages
2,405
Reaction score
337
Originally Posted by Master Hop
I have a dance performance to give in about a week (Lindy hop) and the outfit that the performers are required to wear involves a vest with matching pants, white dress shirt, and a tie that matches our partner's blouse. I have the outfit, but the vest is bugging me - it has a buckle and strap in the back.

Don't get me wrong, the strap is nice in that it lets me tighten the waist of the vest ever so slightly. But what I DON'T like is how the remainder of the strap dangles like the tail of a whipped dog. ...which is to say, it droops. Is there some trick to buckling it so the tail doesn't hang?

I do NOT want to perform in a droopy vest.


Have a tailor shorten it for you (but not by TOO much) - it'd be quick and inexpensive - and if you know him/her well or have brought plenty of business they'd probably even do it for free.
 

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by

Featured Sponsor

How wide do you like your leg opening on your trousers?

  • 7”

    Votes: 75 16.9%
  • 7.5”

    Votes: 147 33.1%
  • 8”

    Votes: 131 29.5%
  • 8.5”

    Votes: 50 11.3%
  • 9”

    Votes: 20 4.5%
  • 9.5”

    Votes: 9 2.0%
  • 10”

    Votes: 3 0.7%
  • 10.5”

    Votes: 9 2.0%

Related Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
433,066
Messages
9,305,017
Members
195,284
Latest member
KisurJoy
Top