Wedding waistcoat designs & shapes

By 3rd March 2019 No Comments

Classic single breasted (SB) wedding waistcoat

The quintessential wedding waistcoat, the style that works on everyone from Elton John & Robbie Williams at Prince Harry’s wedding under a traditional tailcoat to Gareth Southgate at the World Cup under a slim fit lounge suit. Finish this look off with a pocket watch and you will look like a traditional English gent, elegant, ageless and pure class!


This cut works well on all figures, sizes and ages.

The ideal waistcoat to be worn with a tailcoat.

Cravats, bow ties and ties all look great with this waistcoat.

Classic double breasted (DB) wedding waistcoat

The classic DB wedding waistcoat is a traditional alternative to the classic SB. This waistcoat design, when worn by David Beckham at Prince Harry’s wedding last year, brought the DB waistcoat back into fashion, whilst still keeping that traditional element.


Often favoured by our Grooms for themselves whilst putting the rest of the wedding party in the classic SB, thus making them stand out in the crowd but still retaining that traditional look.

This style can be worn with cravats, bow ties and ties.

Scoop wedding waistcoat

The scoop waistcoat has proved to be extremely popular in the last few years as a modern alternative to the classic SB and DB waistcoats. This style works well under a slim fit lounge suit or as evening wear under a dinner suit. Often worn by Dermot O’Leary, the low cut, curved neckline design shows off more of your shirt and tie combination.


The low cut neckline lifts the darkness of a dark men’s suit.

This looks great when worn with ties slides and pocket watches. A great way to showcase your tie or bow tie.

Ascot single breasted collared wedding waistcoat

A new addition to our wedding waistcoat collection, we took the ever popular SB and added a collar. Another way of adding the modern twist to a classic design of a wedding waistcoat. This looks great under either a tailcoat or slim fit lounge suit, equally this design without a jacket is ideal for those weddings abroad.


All styles of accessories cravat, bow tie or tie all look great under this style.

This design looks great with a tie tack & pocket watch.

A traditional style with a modern twist.

Collarless double breasted (CDB) wedding waistcoat

The modern updated version of the classic wedding waistcoat collared DB with its more simple neckline it keeps the look clean and sharp. This versatile waistcoat can be worn with any style of suit from tailcoats to slim fit lounge suits or dinner suits. It is often seen adorning Declan Donnelly it was also the choice for his wedding day.


Can be worn with any suit style.

This style can be worn with a cravat, bow tie or tie.

Modern, elegant and chic but with a vintage twist.

Looks great with a pocket watch.

Scollop wedding waistcoat

A new addition to our wedding waistcoat collection based on the classic SB design but by adding slight antique touches such as the ‘show only’ button and buttonhole this style is ideal for adding that vintage twist to a modern look.


A style that will suit all ages and shapes.

This design works well under both tailcoats and slim fit lounge suits.

This versatile style can be worn with a cravat, bow tie or tie.

Scoop double breasted (Scoop DB) wedding waistcoat

The newest design to be added to our range, this combines both the CDB and the ever popular scoop style. Slightly higher cut that the CDB but with the soft curved neckline of the scoop this one is proving to be a hit with our Grooms and wedding parties.


The elegant curved neckline is perfect for allowing the tie to make a statement.

Looks great with tie slides, tie tacks & pocket watches.

Sits perfectly under both tailcoats and slim fit lounge suits.

All of our waistcoats are available in store to try with our hire suit and made to measure ranges. We can also make bespoke waistcoats from a massive range of cloths including a stunning range of English tweeds.