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English Regency dandy and icon, Beau Brummell, is credited for conceiving white tie dress. Today this most formal and exacting of dress codes is reserved for ceremonial occasions, formal balls and formal evening weddings. A single-breasted white marcella waistcoat is convention for white tie, owing to the pique weave which holds more starch and gives a stiffer look. This elegant design is cut from pure cotton marcella, and features a cotton back-panel and waist adjuster. Finished with mother of pearl buttons.
Wear together with; White Tie, Dress Shirt, and Bow Tie, Self Tied.
size & fit
Oliver Brown single-breasted waistcoats have a classic cut. Single-breasted waistcoats fit large to size, we recommend you take one size smaller than your normal size.
Details & care
- Three buttons
- Dry clean only
Delivery & returns
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We operate a no-quibble returns policy, so after trying our products at home, we will happily exchange them or issue a refund within twenty-eight days provided they are returned in the condition in which they were received.
Size Help & Product Measurements
- Oliver Brown single-breasted waistcoats have a classic cut.
- Single-breasted waistcoats fit large to size, we recommend you take one size smaller than your normal size.
Single-Breasted Waistcoats are available in a range of regular and long lengths
For gentlemen between 5'10" - 6' tall.
For gentlemen between 6'1" - 6'7" tall.
We have provided this product's measurements to help you decide which size to buy. Compare the product measurements in the table above to a similar garment you already own. Take all the measurements from the outside, with the garment lying flat.
- Chest circumference
- Waist circumference
- Front length
Measure across the widest part of the chest, underneath the arms. Double this measurement.
With the buttons fastened, measure the width of the overcoat exactly 20cm below the underarms. Double this measurement.
Measure at the front, from the shoulder seam to the tip of the waistcoat.
Style & Fit Advice
If you need further assistance on the style and fit of any of our products, the Oliver Brown team is available to assist. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +44 (0) 20 7259 9494 between 10.00am and 6.30pm, Monday to Friday and 10.00am to 6.00pm on Saturday.
Oliver Brown offers an alteration service in-store. Or for a uniquely tailored solution, discover Oliver Brown Tailoring. Click here to learn more about our three unique levels of tailoring; Bespoke, Half Hand-Made and Made-To-Order, plus our Bespoke Shirts service.