Starting off as a menswear staple for the working class, the vest is a traditionally masculine garment that works with suits and trousers. Quite often used to implement the 'third piece rule' when putting on a suit, the vest is a versatile article of clothing that can instantly turn up your style quotient. Power dressing at its best, the vested suit is what our favourite fashion girls are in love with RN!
Possibly one of the most popular instances of a woman rocking a vest sparked from Annie Hall... Diane Keaton's quirky look in the movie was in part because of the vest.
Mostly attributed to the 'manic pixie dream girl' look, the vest slowly transitioned to actually being styled was proper suits by women. With the pantsuit trend making a big impression with the celebrities, it was about time that the vested suit will come into the limelight. We rounded up a few chic ways they are styling the vest, let's have a look!
Radhika Apte is on a roll with her back to back Netflix specials and what better way to show off her bravado than in a suit! We love her look... cut-out belted vest paired with a fit and flare trouser, the set from Label D.
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A proper 'vest and trousers' look in the classical sense, Sophie Turner's vest paired with a delicate blouse look is the reason she is the IT girl in Hollywood right now. An aesthetic every cool girl would love to roll with, this youthful take on a pantsuit is the stuff of legends.
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Neha Dhupia's front open vest is a good style to pair with culottes and a nice blouse. They work as an added accessory to your otherwise laidback formal look, which can be taken for evening soirees as well.
POPxo Recommends: Anna Klein New York Front Open Vest (Rs 9,543)
The blazer style vest is by far the most popular style when it comes to wearing sleeveless formal outerwear. Less fancy than a proper blazer but not so shabby to be disregarded as a stylish put together look, this monochrome look by Shraddha means serious business!
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Taking a cue right out of a dapper gentleman's style file, Victoria Beckham's fitted vest and trousers ensemble are work party wear done right. This slim vest is great for an upscale evening event where you want to stay comfortable in your skin for long hours without compromising on fashion.
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