I know this might be a tough sell, but hear me out: Vests deserve a comeback just like any other once-cringeworthy trend that’s recently made a return (we’re looking at you, Hawaiian shirts). Sure, the very mention of the sleeveless separate may evoke memories of early-aught It girls like Lindsay Lohan or Christina Aguilera in tuxedo vests worn with low-rise jeans and a belly button ring. But the 2019 version of vests are far more approachable and, dare we say, grown up. Yes, we dare—trust us.
Of-the-moment labels like Tommy Ton’s Deveaux and Rosetta Getty have given the tailored, oft-oversized vest their stamp of approval. Plus, during the most recent fashion week, editors illustrated the versatility of a tailored vest with some pretty solid street style looks. If that doesn’t have you convinced, then the roundup of sleek outfits below should do the trick. Once you’re on-board, shop the best options on the market this spring.
If you’re feeling especially adventurous, try a three-piece suit.
Not sure what to style with your new pair of trendy hybrid pants? Make it a vest.
For the individual who considers off-duty model style the best kind of style.
Opt for a bohemian flair and find a vest designed in saddle-brown leather.
Leave your oversize vest unbuttoned and layer over a breezy dress in a tonal hue for a dynamic, pared-down look.
I believe ‘motorcycle chic’ is the phrase you’re looking for.
If you’re known to mix and match your favorite colors then a vest should definitely be in your spring wardrobe.