A vest is a sleeveless undergarment that mainly covers the upper part of the body. It is worn by men and acts as an innerwear. It prevents the outer clothes from getting soiled by the body secretions, such as, perspiration. Furthermore, some vests even help in maintaining the body temperature.
Vests are known and categorized in different ways in different countries. Known as waistcoat in UK, it is worn as formal attire. The Cut-off waist is famous among the riders in UK and North America. Made off denim or cotton, the vest is sleeveless. The A-shirt of US and Canada is an innerwear which is worn under the shirts. Sports rank top vests are used in hunting. Fishing vests carry a profusion of external packets to carry fishing tackles. The sweater vest is used as an innerwear sweater in America and Canada. In India, it is commonly known as banyan.
The vest is generally worn to safeguard the outer clothes, as mentioned. It is manufactured of different materials. Sports giants, make sports vests, which are to be utilized under different sports. It stands as an obvious choice for many individuals, in their wardrobes.