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THE VEST - A Must Have wardrobe staple
This summer the suit vest is the must have wardrobe staple. Once a classic menswear garment, this essential suit is reimagined for women in chic, flattering silhouettes that add a touch of formality to any outfit. Making room for a versatile rotation of separates, like the vest, is a fool-proof method for getting dressed in the morning. 
With much less commitment than a full suit, the suit vest and a matching trouser (or skirt and shorts) means business. The chic combo is also a favourite of the street style set. They are popping up on every fashion girl's wish list. 
It can be worn as a standalone item or as a full polished matching set. For example, a vest and maxi skirt  is the embodiment of summer in the city, requiring just a simple black sandal and festive raffia tote to complete the look. Button front vests teamed with shorts are a modern trend, worn best with a relaxed loafer. Meanwhile the suit vest and trouser combination is about as classic as it gets. 
 
The suit vest is extremely versatile and can either be androgynous or sexy, tailored yet relaxed. From breathable linens in light neutral tones to a cinched vest with a matching pant, it is the perfect set to take you from day to night without trying too hard. 
The suit vest serves as an alternative to a sleeveless top. Look for styles in cotton, wool and linen. It's an outfit that doesn't call for many accessories because it gives quiet luxury at its finest. The style is more about fabric and fit over pairings. Wear it as is with nothing underneath to keep cool and chic. Alternatively, leave it unbuttoned with a sleek bralette peaking through for an edgier effect. 
A great thing about the suiting vest is its versatility, especially as the weather changes. A vest can be absolutely perfect on its own in the summer and it can also be layered with just about anything, over and under, when it's colder. Some options for keeping warm include styling them with a lightweight, tailored blouse underneath or a t-shirt with the vest unbuttoned or even over a turtleneck with a matching blazer atop.