Skip to content

Prices and Availability Subject to Change. Please call 800-997-4311 for more Information.


The 10 Best Edwardian Vests

At Historical Emporium, we have been selling authentic period clothing since 2003, with thousands of satisfied customers around the world.

We have sold hundreds of edwardian vests, and we listen closely to customer feedback to make sure we're delivering on the promise of unique, authentic clothing, world class service, and great prices.

We survey every customer to gauge their opinion of the products they bought, and put together this list of the top-ranked edwardian vests in our store.

Shop with confidence, knowing that these terrific edwardian vests have been tested and endorsed by our other customers, and that you will receive five star service along with a great value!


 

#1 Rated Edwardian Vest
Sable Brushed Cotton Vest

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Edwardian Mens Vests Brown Cotton Solid Dress Work Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002574

$73.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.75/5.00 stars from 44 reviews

Best
Love how this fits me and just what I wanted
Dec 29, 2023
Dylan Maddox
Clanton AL
US
Quality Vest
Very nice. Excellent Quality as usual
May 10, 2021
Jess N.
Roachdale In
US
Conversion experience
I now own and wear daily several pairs of 1800s trousers and have acquired this, my second vest. Have never been a vest fan but I am now--this and my other vest are in daily use now and look spectacular--very well made, too.
Jan 5, 2020
Robert
Philadelphia PA
US
Good Quality
This is my second time buying an "Old West" vest for my costume as a "Living History" re-enactment player. The first attempt was at another web site and the sizing turned out to be an educated guess, it didn't fit. At the Emporium the sizing instructions were accurate and it fits perfectly! I also appreciate that I can purchase the components of my character/outfit one at a time and still have that continuity that the whole outfit looks like it was purchased together.
Sep 5, 2019
Finder
Round Rock TX
US
Nice vest!
Though the vest is old design itís looks great with jeans or wearing to work. Fits well. Good quality. Will be buying another one.
Mar 7, 2019
Johnny O
Oakland CA
US
Great Vest!
This is a well made vest. The material is a heavy duty cotton and feels like very soft canvas. I gave it 4 stars only because of the plastic buttons. They are heavy duty buttons, but I would have paid more money for a vest with buttons that were more period correct (such as wood or another natural material). Also, the tag on the vest says "Gunslinger Vest" and the brand on the label is Frontier Classics. So it is designed as a western style vest. I was wanting something in a Victorian style to wear with my bowler hat, but it will also go well with my western hat. I ordered a size Large and it fits true to size. I wear a size 42 suit and it was a little big, but was able to adjust it down to my size with the tab belt on the back. Plenty of pockets.
Feb 14, 2019
Steven
We
US
This Vest is Amazing!
Quality is spectacular and the shipping is as if I walked into the store and purchased it, delivery from the west coast was quick like I've never seen. Customer service top notch, size of clothing was as described. Best to get one size larger as with all dress clothes due to the high waist. Best clothing company ever!!
Jul 19, 2018
Jim
copperas cove TX
US
Sable Brushed Cotton Vest
Great fit and quality. Very comfortable. This is one of my favorites. I wear it often to work.
Apr 19, 2018
Tom

THE USUAL HIGH PRAISE
I have purchase numerous shirts, pants ,and vests prior to this purchase. Every piece of clothing has been sized correctly, very well made, and of excellent materials. This vest is no exception to that praise. The shipping service was incredibly fast this time. I do not hesitate to recomend this company and their wares and have numerous times to numerous people. I am a Single Action Shooter Society competitor ( Cowboy action shooting ) . All of the clothing has survived long rugged wear on the shooting range and a great deal of physical activity, with little or no signs of wear. When I want period correct clothing there is no other choice, in my mind -- HISTORIC EMPORIUM
Jun 22, 2017
HEAVY BEAR
Rochester Ne
US
Great Vest for Reasonable Price
This is a great quality, great-looking vest. Sewing quality is outstanding. The material is thick and soft. Buttons are quality, too. I normally would fall into the Large sizing, which I ordered initially, but had to re-order a Medium, which fit perfectly.
Jan 26, 2017
Kent S
Johnston Io
US
Historic
Wearing this vest is not only comfortable, but remarkably historic. I have only received compliments when I wore it - everyone has asked me more about it, and I've told them right away about the Emporium. Works superbly with a cravat and a pocket watch. Hopefully, one day, the mainstream fashion can return to this golden age! We can only try.
May 12, 2016
Titus
Sydney
AU
Just what we needed for our wedding.
We were looking for a vest for my (now) husband. We finally found the right one on the site. We bought 2 sizes as we didn't know which would fit best. We chose the smaller one and returned the larger one. We had a family member take in the vest a bit because it was still a little big, but there is no way my husband would be comfortable in the next size down. All in all the vest was just what he was looking for and he looked great at our wedding!
Aug 20, 2015
ndy26
worcester MA
US
Wonderful!
Excellent fit for me, look great, well constructed. What more can on say? I would recommend, especially with matching trousers. I look particularly dapper in these at work.
Jan 23, 2015
Carlos G-F

UK
Nice Earth tone
I really like how this can fit into almost any earth tone outfit. Works with tans, olives and browns. The only drawback is the shorter "gunslinger" flat front doesn't work on me as well. However it seems to be very sturdy with strong buttons.
Sep 29, 2014
D.C Commuter
Di
smashing
Handsome more help on the sizing chart would be appreciated. I think men are getting bigger (sorry) and so what used to be a med could be a large? Anyway it was a birthday gift much appreciated.
Jul 9, 2014
elysian fields
berkeley ca
US

 

#2 Rated Edwardian Vest
Walden Tweed Vest - Brown Herringbone

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Edwardian Mens Vests Brown Tweed Wool Blend Herringbone Dress Work Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Motorist

ITEM 003482

$88.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.98/5.00 stars from 55 reviews

Looks great
Feb 1, 2024
richard preis
Lake Placid NY
US
brown herringbone
just liked the color
Jan 17, 2024
Donnie Strieder
East Bernard TX
US
Quite Historically Accurate
We were very happy with this vest, it was historically accurate to the time period and looked good when it arrived
Nov 22, 2023
Museum Exhibits...
Saint Louis MO
US
Great vest
Very nice feeling fabric in a very good fit.
Mar 12, 2023
Gabe
Yorktown Vi
US
Great vest
Very nice feeling fabric in a very good fit.
Mar 10, 2023
Gabe
Yorktown Vi
US
Excellent!
Quality is excellent, fit is excellent.
Aug 24, 2021
Anonymous

Vest for Wedding
I bought this vest after being less than impressed with my 'old fashioned' vest from another retailer. I absolutely love this vest! It has a full cotton, tan back to it. The cut is great. Going for a bit of a settler look for my wedding on my side, and this one helped me hit the mark. Strong recommendation for the look and quality.
Jul 17, 2021
Mark
Salem OR
US
Mike
Beautiful vest great fit!!
Aug 23, 2019
Mike
Wichita KS
US
Very Pleased
The last night of a planned overseas vacation, we will be celebrating our anniversary at a fairly posh restaurant in London. They absolutely require men in long sleeves and would like a tie and jacket. Not wanting to lug a jacket all over England, I purchased this herringbone vest for him. With dress pants and a bold tie, the vest turns from Old West to English Country Gentleman. We are pleased with the construction and the color.
Feb 15, 2019
London Bound
Springfield MO
US
Herringbone
There are times when my Harris Tweed sport coat is too heavy. This fits the occasion perfectly. Very classy.
Feb 14, 2019
Richard
Bainbridge Ge
US
What I needed
I had a Great Gatsby party to go to and I needed a vest to go with my suit. This was exactly what I needed AND, it is also what I wanted to add to my wardrobe. Love it and received many compliments
Nov 7, 2018
Guy Turchiano
East Northport Ne
US
My Wedding Vest
The vest fit great and the quality is, damn, good. The back of the vest is a light color and different material which was the only thing was like, "ehhhh" about. But great vest!
Oct 2, 2018
Anonymous
Glendora CA
Works great
Arrived quickly without incident. The vest looks awesome, like one of my tailored vests. Quality really exceeded my expectation.
Aug 15, 2018
Monte
Tampa Fl
US
Very nice
Well made and looks very sharp for the bad guy in our Western short film. There is satin fabric in the back. I wish it were all the same tweed material, but it is still very nice.
Jul 30, 2018
Drew
Boulder CO
US
love it
Was exactly what I wanted to wear with my brown derby hat. The match is perfect.
Jul 20, 2018
TONY CARTER
Pacoima CA

 

#3 Rated Edwardian Vest
Bonaventure Vest - Burgundy Velvet

 Victorian Steampunk Edwardian Mens Vests Burgundy Red Velvet Solid Dress |Antique Vintage Old Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 005886

$83.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.86/5.00 stars from 7 reviews

Great vest with great details
The vest arrived in perfect condition in a very timely manner. I'm very impressed with the quality detailing of this vest. The contrasting piping/edging is very well sewn and applied, and the construction of the garment is excellent. The pockets were not basted shut, and they did not pucker a bit. The look is rich and goes great with a nice jacket and shirt. Ultimately, the vest fit me like a glove, so I'm a happy man.
Apr 9, 2021
Daniel
Vancouver Wa
US
Bonaventure Vest - Burgundy Velvet
I like it.
Jun 6, 2019
Rowdy Roddy
Grand Junction Co
US
Top Flight
I couldn't have asked for a better period vest of high quality -- yep, add this to your collection now guys, very LUX
Sep 13, 2017
Robert N Stephenson
Hawthorndene SA
AU
Santa & Ragtime
I have a substantial grey beard. This vest is suitable for my visits as Saint Nicholas' younger brother--his, ahem, younger, handsomer brother. A Santa Claus suit is a costume, a vest is clothing--and a step up in refinement from lighter weight vests I have worn. As an occasional performer of ragtime and kindred older piano, such a vest is expected. Of course for the role as a piano-playing Santa Claus, this burgundy vest is best.
Nov 4, 2016
Gregory
VA
US
fine craftsmanship
I am really enjoying this vest; it's comfortable and looks great. I have seen the real thing as I have worked at museums for a while and it definitely allows me to see what some of the vests would have looked and felt like when they were new 140 years ago. And yes I have received compliments on it!
Apr 24, 2015
Jamie Crosmas
Oshawa ON
CA
Rich in colour and texture
The pictures really don't do the waistcoat justice. The cut is superb, the texture is quite lush and the colour is rich and vibrant, and offset perfectly by the black trim. I wear this to work on a regular basis and it always gets compliments - works well with a black coat and trousers (I wear it with the Livingston brushed cotton trousers and the Victorian cutaway frock coat) and a white shirt for excellent contrast. One of my favourite items in my wardrobe - you'll probably find it becomes one of the favourites in yours, too.
Feb 28, 2015
Michael
Sydney NS
AU
Awesome Vest
Wore this wonderful waist coat at the Edwardian Ball got several complements. The best part of getting this item is the wonderful outstanding costomer service I always receive.
Jan 29, 2015
Mike
San Jose CA
US

 

#4 Rated Edwardian Vest
Callahan Vest - Charcoal

 Victorian Old West Edwardian Mens Vests Gray Cotton Blend Solid Dress Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 006583

$79.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.89/5.00 stars from 18 reviews

Fits great and the perfect look
May 10, 2024
David Swisher
Lee Vining CA
US
First product ordered from this company, five...
Apr 20, 2024
JH
Newton NC
US
Nice Item but
Sizes run very small. Other then that nice!
Apr 2, 2024
32Frank

US
Really nice quality
I love this vest, just what I was looking for. Very well made like a nice suit, Dress quality not costume quality. Material has a great feel to it. Fits as anticipated.
Feb 13, 2024
DrCobalt

US
vest
lovely vest fits great and well made and fast shipping
Sep 10, 2021
cmisky
Seattle Or
US
Delighted!
Looks great, high quality, and great fit. I'm 5' 11" and have a typical middle-aged man's "executive" build. The XL is slightly large but it's just what I need to be comfortable all day.
Sep 3, 2020
Rob
NC
US
Great Vest
This vest has proven itself through regular use and is an excellent addition to my wardrobe.
Apr 23, 2020
Vladislak
Raleigh NC
US
Callahan Vest
This vest, as with all the vests I've ordered, is comfortable and functional. I wear it as everyday wear and it's nice enough to wear to church with my Sunday go to meeting clothes.
Apr 3, 2020
Bruce
Rio Rancho NM
US
Wonderful!!
Very well made! Extremely pleased with this. Have worn it several times to pretty formal occasions. The fabric is wonderful too!
Feb 26, 2019
Ken
Santa Fe NM
US
Beautiful Vest
A well made, handsome vest.
Feb 7, 2019
Twig
Eureka Ca
US
Very Nice!
Excellent quality for the price. Received in a very timely manner. The only down side is that it is a little tighter across the chest than other vests I have ordered that were listed as the same size. If you are between sizes, you might be much better off ordering the next size larger.
Feb 7, 2019
44Mag
Helena Mo
US
Excellent
The vest and matching items made for a perfect historical outfit.
Nov 19, 2018
Jerry Taylor
Young Harris GA
US
draw
fits perfect
Jan 19, 2018
michael
Yorkville IL
Callahan Vest
Speedy delivery. Excellent Product. Thank You
Dec 26, 2016
BeWare
Toronto On
CA
Masterful
Yet another great addition to my repertoire of vests courtesy of The Emporium. This sleek, smooth, lightweight masterpiece adds a cool and elegant aura to the most mundane outfit. Character and chic exudes while donning this stylish vest. Simply put, this one is a must have for every gentlemen's wardrobe.
Oct 3, 2016
Martin A Dean
Philadelphia Pe
US

 

#5 Rated Edwardian Vest
Burford Tweed Vest - Gray Herringbone

 Victorian Old West Edwardian Mens Vests Gray Tweed Wool Blend Herringbone Dress Work Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Motorist

ITEM 003865

$88.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.82/5.00 stars from 100 reviews

Perfect fit, Excellent quality
After much searching I found the perfect vest here. Fits well and is very well made. I gave gotten several vests from other places, and that is not the case. I couldn't have asked for better than I got here. And I will definately order a couple more!
Apr 19, 2024
Robin Saraceno
Denver CO
US
Excellent!
My second vest of this style (outgrew the first, it's still in good shape). Quality of everything I have bought from Historical Emporium is excellent. After ordering I learned I would need it earlier than expected and standard shipping might not work. I called customer service to see if I could upgrade to expedited shipping. Customer Service looked up my order and assured me it would arrive on time with standard shipping, in fact it arrived a day earlier than expected. They could have charged me the extra shipping fee and I would have never known the difference. It is so nice to do business with an honest company that offers great products.
Jan 5, 2024
Travis
Burleson TX
US
Love it
Love this vest. It's been hard for me to find a vest that will fit. I'm 5'9" and wear a 2xlt shirt due to having a bit longer torso. I just wish it was available in more colors..I wear it to church and any occasion that calls for a more formal attire...
Jan 5, 2024
David Turner
Cheyenne WY
US
Super sharp
Wedding, great quality and the perfect flair of class!
Oct 29, 2023
Steve Difonzo
Grass Valley CA
US
I'm totally happy with this
excellent quality and frankly better than i expect given the price. I'll shop here again,
Oct 27, 2023
Tom Cheetham
Monroe ME
US
Well made vest.
Made just a little big width. I will have to take it for alteration. It is a nice authentic vest for any occasion.
Oct 4, 2023
Fuego de Román
CHOWCHILLA CA
US
Lightweight vest for semi-formal occasions
The lighter weight but woolen mix makes for a good semi-formal wear. Added a modern point collar shirt with a tie and collar clip for a routine bread and butter outfit. Cut and collar were perfect.
Sep 22, 2023
Tony C
SAN FRANCISCO CA
US
Little pricey, but nice.
I tend to grit my teeth if I have to spend more than $50 for a vest, but I've got to admit it's very well made. Quality material and stitching. So much so, that after I received the double breasted herringbone vest, I was so impressed with it that I bought the single breasted herringbone vest as well.
Aug 24, 2022
Ink
Conroe TX
US
Gray Herringbone vest
Its pretty dark for being "gray". I do like the metallic buttons and the quality overall is very nice, but should be considering its 3x the $ of every other vest I looked at. Biggest complaint and very disappointed that the backing was a black linen material, fairly thick and heavy which made it very hot. All the pictures showed a light gray backing which was highly desired to match with the rest of the wedding attire. Unfortunate.
Aug 10, 2022
B. Murray
Coeur dAlene ID
Perfect vest
Exactly what I wanted and the craftsmanship and attention to detail is amazing! I actually ordered the wrong size (first time customer) so I sent it back for an exchange. The turn around on the exchange was lightning fast!
Mar 10, 2022
Rick Deloney
HARRISONBURG Vi
US
Classy Dapper Debonair
I love this vest! I provides a nice sense of dignity and elegance to my wardrobe and I'm pretty sure my IQ goes up when I wear it. It's comfortable, seems very well made. For example, even the back is substantial, unlike the chintzy material that so many use! Now I just need to find a quality pocket watch!
Feb 3, 2022
Gary Fritz
Roseville MN
US
Excellent quality
This is just what I was looking for. The vest seems sturdy, built to last. The blend feels nice-- a touch of wool (25%) but not so much that would make it too warm to wear indoors. I wear this as everyday work wardrobe, not as a costume, so I need something that will last. It's also available in tall sizes, which I need, and which are really hard to find in a lapel vest. I buy vests regularly, but am disappointed with most of them. And most cost more than this one. This vest I am extremely happy with. I may even buy another one--something I never do with clothes. It's that good.
Sep 23, 2021
thompst
los angeles ca
US
Herringbone grey tweed vest
Great character garment, I have always admired the character clothes of actors in the old westerns, from great actors to the B-class movies. I reccomend this company for the quality and impressive results in recreating them so well. Checking sizes will help you, however you will not find better than this company anywhere in my impression. Thanks again.
May 20, 2021
KENNETH P RAJAGH
Carson Ca
US
Great Vest.
This is the second vest that I purchased from HE. I am impressed with the quality of this garment. I will be back for more.
Oct 15, 2020
Ted Lavin
MARLBOROUGH MA
US
Burford Vest
I'm 5' 11" and have a typical middle-aged man's "executive" build. The XL is a perfect fit. Looks great and high quality.
Sep 10, 2020
Rob
NC
US

 

#6 Rated Edwardian Vest
Ladies Classic Canvas Vest - Black

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Edwardian Ladies Vests Black Canvas Cotton Solid Dress Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 006902

$62.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.91/5.00 stars from 11 reviews

Great fit!
Oct 13, 2023
Danielle Blake
SURPRISE AZ
US
vest
beautiful and fits great
Oct 28, 2022
odie
ALEX CITY Al
US
Top quality
I love this vest! It is very well made and the fabric is durable. The tie in the back makes it cench attractively at the waist.
Jul 22, 2022
C. 1913
San Diego CA
US
Awesome vest!
Quality-made vest with attention to detail. I use this vest as part of my show outfit for Western Dressage.
May 21, 2022
The Happy Clam
St Johns MI
US
Flattering cut!
This is a very well cut vest and very flattering on. The canvas material is high quality and it is constructed extremely well. The metal buttons are also of quality and are very attractive. They definitely add to the look of the vest. I can't wait to wear this! I'm a women's size 2 or 4 and I bought the small. Love it!!!
May 20, 2021
Iron Bess
Richmond VA
US
Ladies Classic Canvas Vest
Just got the Ladies classic canvas vest in black - and it fits very well! Well made, sturdy, and a nice fitted shape with the back belt tied. I am a size 14-16, and the size 40 is a perfect fit for me. Will wear it with both my Dickens Faire costume and my Edwardian walking skirt!
Oct 10, 2019
Lisa
CA
US
Great vest
Nice style, great fit, good quality. Would definite order again.
Jan 6, 2019
Anonymous

Perfect!
This vest is very well made, a lovely fabric, and a perfect fit. I'll be back for more!
Dec 9, 2017
Ladysmyth
Philadelphia Pe
US
Love it!!
Very nice quality and it fit beautifully!!! I got so many compliments on the whole outfit!!
Nov 10, 2017
Susie
Benicia Ca
US
Great Vest
Good quality. Fits well.
Oct 4, 2017
Carolyn
Oceanside Ca
US
In-vested
Nice vest. Good quality.
Aug 16, 2017
Anonymous

US

 

#7 Rated Edwardian Vest
Livingston Black Brushed Cotton Vest

 Victorian Old West Edwardian Mens Vests Black Cotton Solid Dress Work Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002982

$73.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.84/5.00 stars from 90 reviews

Virginia City NV
Great match with the Brewster frock jacket .... stepping back in time at monthly Virginia City activities ....
Mar 22, 2024
Gator18
Reno NV
US
Good vest
Already have the Brush Cotton Sack Coat so I knew the matching vest was going to be perfect, Good fit for me, I like the four pockets.
Feb 9, 2024
christopher cato
Romford Essex
UK
Sharp Vest
My husband loves his new vest. The brushed cotton is a very heavy quality material. The vest's short waist makes it very comfortable for daily wear.
Dec 29, 2023
M. Chappell
Louisburg KS
US
Fantastic product!
I am very happy with my purchase. The vest was top-quality, looked great and I wore it as part of a Halloween western get-up. But I think I will be wearing it all the time now!
Nov 1, 2023
Daniel Brady
Vermilion OH
US
Just right
I ordered size XL since I wear 46R coat. The vest fits very nicely and looks real good. Quality is outstanding and the service, including packaging, was excellent. I'm very happy with the purchase.
Oct 20, 2023
BOOTS
SEGUIN TX
US
Very comfortable vest
This is my wedding outfit, period accurate because I am getting married in an 1870 Stage and Pony Express stop. Very excited.
Oct 18, 2023
Walt Mandeville
WASHOE VALLEY NV
US
Incredible
Quality was fantastic and arrived very quickly. Exactly what I was looking for.
Oct 14, 2023
Taylor Hindman
CANTON GA
US
Exquisite
Of very high quality and enjoyed by most those who I've shown it to, bound to be a show stealer this Halloween!
Oct 11, 2023
Brenden Mccrudden
CASPER WY
US
Heavy cotton, feels like armor
Surprised at the heavy weight cotton, less akin to costume wear, more like every day work vest. Buttons are large and tight but will probably loosen up over time.
Sep 22, 2023
Tony C
SAN FRANCISCO CA
US
Timeless
This vest was a birthday gift as I recently returned in-person to my office job. Iíve always loved dressing up for work, but this (incredibly comfortable and durable) vest has elevated my style game to an entirely new level!!! Everything itís advertised to be and more!
Jul 19, 2022
PunkRockPro
Corvallis OR
US
One-Eyed Horse Productions
These Livingston Brushed Vest are always a winner. My actor needed two(2)in Black. Vests were in stock and fit perfect. Thanks to the adjustment strap on back of vest. Always a great feature and so very helpful.
Mar 19, 2021
Patty
Finksburg MD
US
Only one issue
All of the items I have received have met or been above expectation. The only issue is this particular vest is too short for my frame. But I do like the style and quality of it! Respectfully, Nathaniel Branch
Aug 13, 2020
N Branch
Key West FL
Awesome vest!
I ordered a vest, and I was EXTREMELY happy with the product I received. It was shipped VERY quickly, and it was very high quality. I would absolutely order again from them!
Aug 13, 2020
Shawn M.
Warsaw NY
US
Comfortable and well-made
I am a professional carriage driver and was looking for Victorian period clothing to wear at work. I have absolutely loved this vest. It is constructed of very high-quality material, stitching, etc. It fits me very well. I have a 43-inch chest, and the size Large Livingston vest fits me comfortably and attractively. The only consideration I did not account for was the fact that the brushed cotton material picks up the horse hair easily and I simply keep a lint-roller on-hand to deal with it. I would happily recommend Historical Emporium and this vest to others.
Jan 23, 2020
Riley Quinn Taylor
San Antonio TX
US
BUY... THIS... VEST!!!
SO I'm ito the old west as virtually all customers who come here are, and I also like things to be rugged and heavy-duty enough to last. I also like all-black, and ONLY all-black. And finally, may your respective higher powers of choice bless mother nature's invention of pure cotton. So, with those things said, I can proudly say: I'm happy with this vest as part of my old west style regular everyday wear. I wear my old west stuff (now including this vest) while doing such ordinary things as grocery shopping at walmart once a month. I wear this vest and the rest of my all-black old west all-cotton outfit with my black wool felt low-derby hat, my cotagonal-cornered rectangular-lensed old west sunglasses, my square-toed black leather cavalry boots, my brushed stainless steel mechanical wind-up old west style pocket watch--and so on and so on-- whenever I go to town. And all criticism as to my personal style, be damned. The material this vest is made of has the twill knit of dickies work pants, but feels at least twice as heavy-grade there as, like I'd say equivalent in heavywheight density to modern day cotton duck canvas. It also feels just soft enough to feel nice, yet its texture still has the simultaneous crispness (if that makes sense to you) to also feel as-- if not far more-- durable as any Dickies-like work pants. Yet, thise vest (and now that I've sampled its fabric in person, the entire Livingston black brushed cotton clothing line sold here at H.E.) is...
Dec 13, 2019
They Call me...
Poplar Bluff Mo
US

 

#8 Rated Edwardian Vest
Humboldt Striped Vest

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Edwardian Mens Vests Blue Cotton Stripe Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002568

$73.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.85/5.00 stars from 26 reviews

Returned Vest
The vest was a little small in the mud section. I have returned the vest and requested a larger size. Thank you
Mar 8, 2024
Steven Platt
Murfreesboro TN
US
Humboldt Stripe
This is my new favorite outfit. I feel like a fancy banker or perhaps a mobster. The color is like a worn/distressed navy and the stipes add a dapper touch that accentuates my 6'3" super slim frame. The buttons match the stripes nicely. I feel as the fabric and pattern will wear well for many years. I'm a bit in between sizes, 42" chest, but the medium fits handsomely. 36" waist is my normal, stayed with 36" and they fit great. I do wish the best came in a tall option, but it covers my suspender tabs and waist strap on my trousers. I couldn't wear it with modern waisted pants, but again I'm 6'3" and 190 lbs. I have several vest and trouser sets from Historical Emporium, super excited to finally have something blue.
Mar 10, 2020
Wayne
Reno Ne
US
clothing
Everything is great and your costomer service is very great
Feb 22, 2018
Daniel alberda
bozeman Mo
US
Humboldt vest
Amazing service, shipping time, and quality of items! I wore the Humboldt striped vest and trousers for my wedding. I will be purchasing more items from this company!
Sep 27, 2017
Devon
One hundred mile... Br
CA
Color
The vest is of course great quality as I have come to expect. Fit is perfect, however with the light on the pictures it gave tje appearance that the color was that of a lighter blue. It is in fact very dark. It is almost a denim vest. Not exactly what I had expected.
May 19, 2017
Gary
Wakeman Oh
US
Humbolt - well made, runs slightly large
Just got my Humboldt vest, this is a very well made and sharp-looking vest. Nice heavy material, in a dark slate blue/grey, with pleasing stripes. This one does run slightly large - I ordered a XXL, and have a 50" chest and stand 6'2". There is definitely room in the chest, and more in the waist, so order your natural size at the most. Would definitely recommend this vest.
Jan 5, 2017
Chad
Sharpsburg MD
Great Waistcoat
Item looked great on web site so I took a chance and purchased. I was impressed with the quality of the item and the fit was just as expected. Wore it to a dinner and got lots of compliments. Great purchase.
Oct 22, 2016
Ken
Vancouver BC
CA
Vest
Perfect fit looks great
Mar 24, 2016
Stephen Whitlock
Okmulgee Ok
US
Beautiful Vest
This is an amazing vest. Fits wonderfully, looks great.
Dec 2, 2015
Matt Hatter
Pleasant Valley NY
US
Vintage Class
Worked beautifully with costume. Made for a perfect gentleman's attire for our Historical Presentation. Thank you.
Dec 1, 2015
NWMomma

Five stars. Feels so real.
Five stars. Feels so real. Higher quality than expected. The 2X fit well, I'm 250 lbs. I wear it for everyday to office or other business type conventions. Highly recommend buying this item
May 21, 2015
R. Wheelman
IL
US
A vision in stripes! (Part 1)
I've never owned a suit that wasn't black, or a black pinstripe; the Humboldt stripe vest (and matching trousers) makes for an excellent change, and one that stands out and gets you noticed. The fit is generous, the colours compliment each other very well (and the buttons match the stripe perfectly), and the texture of the fabric makes the waistcoat suitable for casual wear, as well as part of something more formal, or as I do, for work, on a regular basis (I match the Humboldt vest and trousers with the Livingston black brushed cotton town coat, black boots and a white shirt and black tie combo as in the pictures above - trust me. It works). If you're thinking of buying it, believe me, it'll make a very fine addition to your wardrobe.
Feb 28, 2015
Michael
Sydney NS
AU
Humboldt stripe vest
Sizes vary, I'm a large but had to do medium. Love the vest.
Jan 2, 2015
George
Monterey Ca
US
Quality
I bought this for my hubby for a Steam Punk wedding we are going to but its that good a quality, He is going to wear it for work after
Nov 23, 2014
Karen
AC
AU
Good Casual vest
This one was a bit more like a blue jean vest than I expected but it works well on more casual work days with khaki's as the stripes blend in to match.
Sep 29, 2014
D.C Commuter
Di

 

#9 Rated Edwardian Vest
Classic Canvas Work Vest - Black

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Edwardian Mens Vests Black Canvas Cotton Solid Work Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 003153

$57.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.87/5.00 stars from 112 reviews

Amazing vest!!!
The craftsmanship is superb!! I was very impressed with the overall construction and look. So many times when I order big and tall items I'm disappointed. Not with this vest, sizing guide was dead on. Thank you Historical Emporium, you will have me as a customer again!!
Apr 19, 2024
David Alexander...
Cosmos MN
US
It's perfect
I am a pastor and occasionally I have an opportunity to do a service that requires a vintage Parsons outfit. I'm going to be speaking at the 100th anniversary of the Easter sunrise service at a famous rock in my city that has been used by traveling preachers since 1837. My other vest was getting a little too tight so I needed a bigger one.
Mar 1, 2024
Richard Lafever
The Dalles OR
US
Well made.
Nov 15, 2023
george verges
New Orleans LA
US
well made true size, know your size
Oct 13, 2023
Rodney Mc Donald
BANNING CA
US
Grate vest!
This vest is definitely made with care! Durable and functional for any occasion!
Oct 12, 2023
Logan Ranker
BUFFALO MILLS PA
US
Dressy even without a coat.
I wear that vest two or three times a week. The upper pocket is for my monocle.
Oct 5, 2023
Richard Reed
RIVERSIDE CA
US
Nice
Church
Oct 4, 2023
Mark Patterson
COTTONPORT LA
US
Another satisfied Customer
Very good canvas material and well stitched... Seems durable. I use the items that I buy from Historical Emporium for everyday wear and having access to canvas pants and vests at reasonable prices is very nice. Shipping is fast and customer service is THE best I have delt with lately.... I cannot express how happy I am overall with Customer Service for Historical Emporium. The only small drawback is that sometimes the sizes I want are out of stock at the time I want to order. I have checked back at a later date and been able to find the sizes I want, so I would advise others to be patient and check back.
Jun 15, 2023
Cloyd
Io
US
Classic canvas vest
The vest of a solid working man, not some brocade wearing effeminate banker, a man's man vest. Sturdy, well made, durable. Feels like body armor. Get one.
Aug 11, 2022
Cody King
Tuscon AZ
US
Looks and fits great
This Vest looks and fits great. I wanted to get 3 but they only had 1 left in stock, which probably say something about how popular this vest is. But I will keep checking back until they get more in stock.
Apr 14, 2022
D Starr
Portland OR
US
Black canvas work vest
Great looking vest. Fits just right. Price was good, quality is good, shipping time was outstanding.
Mar 17, 2022
Rich M
Id
US
Best vest
I ordered the classic canvas work vest it is made really great for a cheap price you would think it to cost more for that kind of quality of a vest I love it
Mar 3, 2022
Jessie
Thomasville No
US
Classic canvas work vest
The vest I ordered and received is of the highest quality and workmanship. I am well pleased
Feb 17, 2022
Tony
Elm grove Wi
US
8 years later
I purchased this vest in October of 2013 and 8 years later it still holds up to the test. I had to have it taken in and the tailor was surprised to work with canvas but it fits even better now than it did the day I bought it. I immediately followed up with the same vest in crimson and will be repurchasing this color again for a richer black. The black color, though faded, is still good 8 years later. All pockets are functional. Purchase with extreme confidence. I have about a 53" gut at 6'3" and the 2XT is an absolute perfect fit.
Oct 27, 2021
Zach
Rockford IL
US
My Daily Apparel!
Aug 19, 2021
Matthew
Silverton OR
US

 

#10 Rated Edwardian Vest
Bonaventure Vest - Black Velvet

 Victorian Steampunk Edwardian Mens Vests Black Velvet Solid Dress |Antique Vintage Old Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 005884

$83.95

IN STOCK


   GET DETAILS / PURCHASE    
 




Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.83/5.00 stars from 6 reviews

All Black
This velvet vest goes well with an all black look.
Dec 15, 2017
Brad
Battle Creek MI
Perfect, and not heavy at all!
Soft, nice quality velvet, not heavy (like I thought it would be), very comfortable, and looks even better in real life than it does in the pictures!
Jan 26, 2017
Brian Pater
Portland Or
US
Quality Product
This vest is perfect for an outfit I am wearing with a vintage "Loden" jacket I recently got from the UK. I was really happy with the great fit, and quality of the waistcoat, and as always, Historical Emporium provided fast, great service on an affordable, quality product. Many thanks!
Oct 14, 2016
Craig Sibley
Chino Hills Ca
US
Love it!
Pretty much exactly what I was expecting. Like previous reviews said, this thing is BLACK, it makes everything else look grey by comparison. Love it!
Jul 29, 2016
Anonymous

US
None more black...
Spinal Tap references aside - this waistcoat is seriously black. Not so much just 'black' as BLACK. It's so black it even provides contrast against other black clothes. It's so black that light bends around it. This is a good thing. Like all of the other Bonaventure waistcoats, the texture of the velvet is is lush, the cut is sharp, the colour is rich and deep, and the internal contrast provided by the bright antiqued buttons and the trim (through texture and sheen) is a strong design feature in and of itself. A highly recommended purchase, and one I wear regularly to work, and casually. It also works as a formal waistcoat, naturally, and is durable as well as attractive. It also has the dual benefit of going with absolutely everything in my wardrobe and immediately raising the tone of anything I wear it with. It is pure class in waistcoat form. You will not be disappointed with this item, believe me.
Feb 28, 2015
Michael
Sydney NS
AU
Vest
Very pleased with the product, meets all my expectations. will make an excellent addition to my wardrobe for spring and summer,
Jan 2, 2015
Anonymous
Toronto On
CA

 

Your Recently Viewed Items 


Uncommon Products, Extraordinary Service

Uncommon Products,
Extraordinary Service