Tweed Waistcoat

145.00

Our traditional Irish waistcoat features a full tweed fabric outside (front and back), a five button front, two welt pockets, a bak belt and the same black cotton blend lining as out tweed jacket.

See size guide below.

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The traditional Irish waistcoat differs from its modern equivalent principally at the back! Waistcoats seen today will usually have a lining back, with cloth only at the front… but the traditional Irish waistcoat features cloth front and back!

It was made with a cloth back (and the heavier and more robust cotton lining) as it was a real working garment! Worn by everyone from farmers to fisherman, usually over their heavy woollen Aran jumper, to give an extra warm layer of clothing without the restriction of sleeves!

Waistcoat Size Guide

Chest Size36384042444648
Half Waist19202122232425
Length21¾2222¼22½22¾2323¼
  • A Long Fit in the waistcoat will have a length 1 inch longer than those listed on the size table.
  • A Short Fit in the waistcoat will have a length 1 inch shorter than those listed on the size table.

While every effort is made to ensure all garments are supplied to the specifications listed below, due to the nature of tweed, you may find some minor discrepancies in certain measurements.

Additional information

Chest Size

36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48

Length

Short, Regular, Long

Patterns

0701 06, 0701 07, 0701 122, 0701 35, 0701 42, 0701 47, 0701 54, 0701 79, 0702 04, 0702 161, 0702 80, 302/7224, 303/6006, 303/7217, 303/7220, 303/7221, 69590136, 69590538, 69591243, 911/6012, 911/6013, 911/6014, 911/7036, 911/7042, 911/7209, 912/7201, 912/7203, 912/7206