- A waistcoat
in BrE (/ˈwɛskət/ or /ˈweɪstkoʊt/; colloquially called
a weskit), or vest in AmE, is a sleeveless
upper-body garment. It is usually
- The hand-in-waistcoat
to as hand-inside-vest, hand-in-jacket, hand-held-in, or hidden
hand) is a gesture commonly found
- with tall headdresses
the distinctive fashion
of the 1770s. For men, waistcoats
of previous decades continued
to be fashionable. English...
- turndown collar
and link cuffs, a black
bow tie, typically
an evening waistcoat
or a ****merbund, and black patent leather dress shoes
- "The Waistcoat
" ("Kamizelka") is an 1882 short story
by the Polish writer Boleslaw
Prus, and is considered
of short-story writing. It is...
- of matching
and breeches; the waistcoat
is hip length, 1788. Baron
de Besenval wears
a short patterned
with his grey coat...
- [clarification needed] Waistcoats
(U.S. vests) were generally
cut straight across
and had collars
and lapels, but collarless waistcoats
were also worn...
or chemisette, with a long matching petticoat
or skirt. Contrasting waistcoats
cut like those
worn by men were briefly
po****r. Tall hats or...
or New England inventories during
the 17th and 18th century. Woolen waistcoats
were worn over the corset
the gown for warmth, as were petticoats...
- world. For some four hundred
coat, trousers, and waistcoat
have been in and out of fashion. The modern lounge