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Waistcoat Vest (Tweed Lovat Green)


Product Description


Our J. Higgins lovat green tweed kilt waistcoat is made from 100% wool tweed and features imitation stag horn buttons. Our argyle waistcoats use the same material in both the front and the back, making them wearable with or without our argyle jackets. It comes in even sizes 30 to 60 in short (5'9" and below), regular (5'10" to 6'0"), long (6'1" to 6'2") & ex long (6'3" & up). Made by our talented staff here in the U.S.A.

As a general note, we ask for cloth tape measurements only. Please do not give us jacket or vest sizes from any other piece of existing clothing you have. There is virtually no standardization in the clothing industry, and unless you have a recent article of clothing from J.Higgins, we insist on accurate and specific measurements outlined in our measurement guide. Do not attempt to measure yourself, you must always use the help of someone else. All measurements are in inches.

NOTE: These tend to run small. Exchangeable and returnable if the first size doesn't fit.


Watch our instructional video for how to measure for your J.Higgins waistcoat:

Further Sizing Info:

As a general guide, we suggest the following size per weight range. Size 32 (130-140lbs), Size 34 (141-150lbs), Size 36 (151-160lbs), Size 38(161-170lbs), Size 40 (171-180lbs), Size 42 (181-190lbs), Size 44 (191-200lbs), Size 46 (201-210lbs), Size 48 (211-220lbs), Size 50 (221-230lbs), Size 52 (231-240lbs), Size 54 (241-250lbs), Size 56 (251-260lbs), Size 58 (261-270lbs), Size 60 (271lbs & up) 

Here are the chest and waist sizing for each size. Generally speaking the waist will be 4" smaller than the chest. If your waist measurement is bigger than the chest size, then go up to the size that will fit the waist: Chest size 32 has 29 waist, chest size 34 has 30 waist, chest size 36 has 32 waist, chest size 38 has 34 waist, chest size 40 has 36 waist, chest size 42 has 38 waist, chest size 44 has 40 waist, chest size 46 has 42 waist, chest size 48 has 44 waist, chest size 50 has 46 waist, chest size 52 has 48 waist, chest size 54 has 50 waist, chest size 56 has 52 waist, chest size 58 has 54 waist, chest size 60 has 56 waist.

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  1. Well-made vest

    Posted by Don Reed on 26th Jan 2023

    I had been searching for somewhere to buy a couple stand-line vests at a good price and this looked like a great deal since they are made in the USA and come with a fabric back. The construction and quality are top notch. I also like the close but not too snug fit. Only problem is, even though I stated my height at 64” they sent a regular length. As a result, it’s too long for a kilt vest (would be a good length for a suit vest). I checked and unfortunately they are out of 42S in any of the three colors, and won’t have any for awhile. I really do like it otherwise, so I’m going to take it up a little at the shoulders and also flatten the bottom. It should be fine.

    The only other thing I want to mention is the color is much darker than any Lovat Green I’ve ever seen. I thought the picture on the website was just dark, but it turns out its pretty close to the actual color. That being said, it is an attractive color, just be aware it may not be the same as other Lovat Green you have seen.

  2. lovat green vest

    Posted by John F. on 4th Jul 2019

    This is a very well made wool vest. It is a darker herringbone pattern lovat green. The back is also wool making for very solid construction.

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