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Medieval and Renaissance Vests

Our vest can be a large part of your Medieval and Renaissance wardrobes. The vest was generally accepted male fashion for most of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.  The vest could be either very simple for everyday wear, or much fancier, especially in England, where there was a vest for every occasion. We have many styles to choose from, so whether you are going for a Peasant, Pirate or Nobleman look, we have the perfect vest for you. Our Renaissance vest are made with great quality materials and workmanship that they will be a part of your wardrobe for years to come. You can wear them to the Renaissance Fair, an SCA event or for any Medieval style wedding.

Black Pirate Vest

Pirate Vest
Black cotton velvet makes up the body, which has been decorated in a Napoleonic style with gold and black trim. 18 antique brass buttons complete the look.
Sku:100942
Price: $71.19

Blue Velvet Musketeer Tabard

Blue Velvet Musketeer Tabard
This tabard is crafted in a rich blue cotton velvet, and fully lined in matching satin. The front, back, and sides are embroidered with the silver crosses and fleur-de-lis of the Musketeers.
Sku:100516
Price: $152.50

Burgundy Long Linen Vest

Burgundy Long Linen Vest C1354
This linen vest features wooden buttons, back lacing for a flattering fit, and a functional side pocket. With it's rustic look and long, clean lines, this vest looks equally at home at pirate festivals or summer gatherings.
Price: $49.95

Captain Benjamin Vest

Captain Benjamin Vest
Our Captain Benjamin vest is made from wine-colored cotton velvet with functional golden buttons.
Price: $79.95

Captain Benjamin Vest Plus Size

Captain Benjamin Vest Plus Size
Our Captain Benjamin Vest Plus Size is made from wine-colored cotton velvet with functional golden buttons.
Price: $84.95

Captain De Lisle Vest

Captain De Lisle Vest
Our Captain De Lisle vest is made in black cotton velvet, and has functional gold buttons.
Price: $79.95

Captain De Lisle Vest Plus Size

Captain De Lisle Vest Plus Size
Our Captain De Lisle Vest Plus Size is made in black cotton velvet, and has functional gold buttons.
Price: $84.95

Captain Easton Vest

Captain Easton Vest
Our Captain Easton vest is made from cotton velvet. It is detailed with golden lace and buttons.
Price: $79.95

Captain Easton Vest Plus Size

Captain Easton Vest Plus Size
Our Captain Easton vest Plus Size is made from cotton velvet. It is detailed with golden lace and buttons. Finely crafted to withstand many voyages.
Price: $84.95

Captain England Vest

Captain England Vest
Our Captain England vest, of wine colored cotton velvet, features black lace and gold button details.
Price: $79.95

Captain England Vest Plus Size

Captain England Vest Plus Size
Our Captain England Vest Plus Size, of wine colored cotton velvet, features black lace and gold button details. A perfect match to the Captain Benjamin Coat. 
Price: $84.95

Captain La Sage Vest

Captain La Sage Vest
Our Captain La Sage vest, in black cotton velvet, has been decorated with silver lace and grey anchor buttons.
Price: $79.95

Captain La Sage Vest Plus Size

Captain La Sage Vest Plus Size
Our Captain La Sage vest, in black cotton velvet, has been decorated with silver lace and grey anchor buttons.
Price: $84.95

Captain Peter Vest

Captain Peter Vest
Golden lace and buttons adorn black cotton velvet in this stately vest. Made to match the Captain Peter Coat.
Price: $79.95

Captain Peter Vest Plus Size

Captain Peter Vest Plus Size
Golden lace and buttons adorn black cotton velvet in this stately vest. Made to match the Captain Peter Coat.
Price: $84.95

Child's Sailors Vest VL-CSV

Child's Sailors Vest VL-CSV
Our Child's Sailor's vest will make your little sailor or nobleman, depending on what you pair it with. Burgundy, hunter green, or navy.
Sku:VL-CSV
Price: $45.00

Classic Holmes Vest

Classic Holmes Vest C1283
Made from green brocade fabric in the front, with a black satin back. A buckle with strap is provided at the back for a comfortable fit.
Price: $49.95

Classic Holmes Vest Plus Size

Classic Holmes Vest Plus Size C1283
Made from green brocade fabric in the front, with a black satin back. A buckle with strap is provided at the back for a comfortable fit.
Price: $59.95

Cotton Pirate Vest

Pirate Vest 26-100520
Climb aboard for adventure with this 17th century lace-up vest. This top can be worn with a variety of period shirts and has even been worn by a few shipboard ladies. 100% cotton.
Price: $40.50

Gentleman's Opera Vest

Gentleman's Opera Vest C1322
A must for any distinguished gentleman, this waistcoat in purple brocade fabric has a polysatin back and lining. The back has a strap with buckle for size adjustment. Two front pockets are provided to hold a chap's pocket watch and other necessities.
Price: $44.95

Gentleman's Opera Vest Plus Size

Gentleman's Opera Vest Plus Size C1322
A must for any distinguished gentleman, this waistcoat in purple brocade fabric has a polysatin back and lining. The back has a strap with buckle for size adjustment. Two front pockets are provided to hold a chap's pocket watch and other necessities.
Price: $54.95

Hidalgo Vest

Hidalgo Vest C1324
This double-breasted waistcoat is made in brocade with a satin back and lining. The collar is made from black cotton velvet. The two pockets in front can hold all of your necessary amenities.
Price: $49.95

Hidalgo Vest Plus Size

Hidalgo Vest C1324
This double-breasted waistcoat is made in brocade with a satin back and lining. The collar is made from black cotton velvet. The two pockets in front can hold all of your necessary amenities.
Price: $54.95

High Collared Victorian Vest

Clockwork Vest 26-101523
Although simple in design, this sophisticated vest features beautiful rough hewn string stitching along the edges as well as intricately detailed buttons. Made of lightweight cotton, fully-lined.
Price: $76.95

Innkeeper Vest DK-IV

Innkeeper Vest DK-IV
The Innkeeper Vest, a common garment of the Renaissance. This vest can be worn over a shirt for extra warmth and style.
Sku:DK-IV
Price: $60.00

John Nutt Pirate Vest

Pirate Vest
Our John Nutt Vest is made using fine quality cotton velvet fabric.It has contrast-colored lace with metal buttons along the front.
Price: $104.95

Ladies Brocade Privateer Coat

Ladies Brocade Privateer Coat C1364
The simple silhouette of this brocade coat makes it a beautiful addition to your pirate, steampunk, or renaissance attire. Full satin lining.
Price: $79.95

Ladies Brocade Privateer Vest

Ladies Brocade Privateer Vest
The simple silhouette of this brocade vest makes it perfect for Steampunk, Gothic, Cyberpunk, or Pirate outfits. The vest has full satin lining with lace running along the edges.
Price: $64.95

Ladies Captain Coat

Ladies Captain Coat C1365
This pirate coat was inspired by those worn during 1800s. With its authentic, rustic cotton fabric and wooden buttons, it reflects a Captain's experience. Functional side pockets and a full linen lining ensure that this is much more than a costume.
Price: $89.95

Lord of Essex Long Vest

Lord of Essex Long Vest 26-101063
This elegant black Tudor long vest is highlighted with silver brocade. 100% cotton with rayon lining and hook & eye closures.
Price: $89.99

Medieval Vest

Medieval Vest
This Medieval vest is made from thick and durable cotton velvet. Front opening is secured with drawstring and eyelets.
Price: $74.95

Pirate Vest MG-2508

Pirate Vest MG-2508
Pirate Vest - 17th century lace-up vest can be worn with a variety of period shirts and has even been worn by a few shipboard ladies. Sold at By The Sword, Inc.
Price: $67.00

Royal Musketeer Tabard

Royal Musketeer Tabard 26-101334
This tabard is made from black cotton velvet, with a deep gold rayon lining. Crosses with fleur-de-lis are embroidered both on the chest and sleeves.
Price: $175.95

Sailors Vest VL-SV

Sailors Vest
A good quality Sailor Vest from Black cotton twill. Reversible to burgundy, hunter green, or navy. 100% cotton with each grommet reinforced, our vests are machine washable.
Sku:VL-SV
Price: $74.00

Slashed Leather Vest with Stainless Steel Rings 2-080

Slashed Leather Vest with Stainless Steel Rings
Slashed Leather Vest with Mail an attractive Suede Leather Doublet painstakingly crafted with 2" vertical slits. The leather between the slits is gathered with a maile ring to hold it in place. This exposes your color shirt underneath.
Sku:2-080
Price: $199.00

Velvet Legend Vest

Legend Vest 26-101342
This lush, courtly vest is made from cotton velvet. Elaborate hand sewn gold brocade work adorns the front, collar, and waist. Heavy-duty hook and eye closures secure the front. Fully lined. Dry clean only.
Price: $67.99
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