Tag Archives: Fabric

Suit Material

King Louis started wearing suits

Men have been wearing suits since King Louis XIV during the 16th century. They also wore wigs, long coats, trousers and hats.

Fortunately the trend for wearing wigs has died off and we are left with today’s men’s suits. Continue reading


The Vest

Businessman in a vest

A man’s vest, or waistcoat as it is often referred to, has been around for several hundred years.

Some historians will tell you that it began with King Edward VIII, and since that time, English Kings wore vests with six buttons. Continue reading