Mens Jackets, Doublets and Vests

Throughout the medieval era, doublets and vests remained popular fashion choices. In keeping with that level of popularity, Dark Knight Armoury offers a number of medieval and Renaissance doublets and vests, which you can now use to compliment your own medieval or Renaissance look. The entire reason why doublets and vests remained so popular was their simplicity. A doublet is little more than a fitted mens jacket, and a vest is little more than a light, sleeveless jacket worn over the chest. They are so utterly simple, and yet so much can be done with them. Our own medieval and Renaissance doublets are just as versatile since they can complement a variety of looks, ranging from simple peasant to something as elaborate and grandiose as a nobleman or royalty. Some of our doublets can even be worn as a gambeson, which some doublets were actually used for in medieval times. Our vests are no less varied in their use. They work wonders for almost any look, and we carry such a broad variety that you can find pirate vests, peasant vests, and kingly vests, all right here! You can also find a number of our longer medieval coats in this category as well, given that a doublet is really just a short coat itself. If you want your own medieval or Renaissance look to be authentic no matter if it is noble, pirate, knight, or anything else then perhaps you should consider adding one of our medieval doublets or vests. They did stay in style for several hundreds of years and that has to count for something!
Mens Crushed Velvet Dress Coat
The Mens Crushed Velvet Dress Coat is a stunning take on Victorian fashion. Incredibly regal to behold, this reenactment coat is made from a shimmery velvet with brocade on its lapel and sleeve cuffs. Golden lace decorates each edge.
Price: $215.00
Mens Edwardian Tailcoat
A decorated dress coat is just the ticket to building all sorts of impressive styles. Take this Mens Edwardian Tailcoat, which thanks to its classic cut, will mesh perfectly into formalwear and costumes of varying types with ease.
Price: $160.00
Mens Floral Renaissance Jacket
Sporting a unique floral and leaf patterned fabric, the Mens Floral Renaissance Jacket is a beautiful reenactment piece inspired by authentic historic styles. This open front jacket features decorative buttons and a stand up collar.
Price: $199.00
Mens Floral Renaissance Vest
The Mens Floral Renaissance Vest features an antique floral patterned fabric, lending it a fresh and elegant look. Timeless in appeal, this handmade vest can be worn for modern day special occasions as well historic reenactment events.
Price: $82.00
Mens Gothic Leather Trim Waistcoat
Subtly detailed with black faux leather, the Mens Gothic Leather Trim Waistcoat is made of black cotton in a single breasted, V-neck structure. This high class Gothic vest is great for special events calling for sleek gothic style.
Price: $70.00
Mens Long Velvet Costume Coat
Transform your outfit into one of a daring pirate captain when you wear the Mens Long Velvet Costume Coat. Velvet textured in a regal dark blue hue, this pirate costume frock coat features decorative silver buttons down its front.
Price: $45.00
Mens Ornate Renaissance Jacket
Combining the refined and lavish look of high quality velvet fabrics with the elegance of richly patterned brocade, the Mens Ornate Renaissance Jacket is an extravagant reenactment jacket modeled after authentic Renaissance styles.
Price: $235.00
Mens Renaissance Doublet
The Mens Renaissance Doublet is a beautifully handcrafted Baroque-inspired noblemans jacket made from silver colored brocade. For a look befitting Renaissance nobility, wear this stylish doublet to your next historic reenactment event.
Price: $135.00
Mens Royal Tudor Doublet
For a princely Renaissance look, wear the Mens Royal Tudor Doublet. Skillfully handmade with attention to detail, this Renaissance reenactment doublet is crafted from beautiful floral patterned brocade with matching taffeta trim.
Price: $199.00
Men's Victorian Coat
Take center stage in the Men's Victorian Coat, this elaborate coat is made of high-quality damask brocade fabric and makes for a visually complex garment that combines an old Victorian look with a vivid new style.
Price: $155.00
Mens Victorian Dress Coat
A good, old-fashioned tailcoat might be just what you need to make your look work. This Mens Victorian Dress Coat is just that, with an added touch of style that will add some pizazz to your look, whether it is contemporary or historic.
Price: $190.00
Men's Victorian Style Frock
This Men's Victorian Style Frock is the perfect accompaniment to add to any cultured and gentlemanly appearance. Made from high-quality velvet, this frock-coat is nothing short of shear elegance at its finest, displayed for all to see.
Price: $199.00
Mordred Gambeson
The name Mordred is almost as closely tied to treachery as that of Judas. The nephew of King Arthur, he grew up to challenge the noble monarch in battle. With the Mordred Gambeson, you can don the armor of this iconic villain.
Price: $175.00
Nobleman's Jacket
A nobleman should always look his best, and so long as he is dressed in the Nobleman's Jacket, he will. This attractive jacket is made in a classic renaissance style, and is hand-crafted from high-quality, rich antique velvet fabric.
Price: $190.00
Nobleman's Renaissance Doublet
The Nobleman's Renaissance Doublet is a classic example of a stylish doublet that would have been worn by the noble class during the Renaissance era. This beautiful doublet is made from quality materials, like damask brocade and velvet.
Price: $175.00
Noble's Renaissance Vest
The Noble's Renaissance Vest is a beautiful baroque vest that is sure to complement any noble look. Made from quality fabrics, this attractive vest features a simple, yet classic design that looks great a gentleman from almost any era.
Price: $82.00
Noble's Suede Coat
Do not sit around lamenting the colder seasons for preventing you from wearing medieval and renaissance styles. Don the Noble's Suede Coat to your wardrobe and beat those lower temperatures and harsher conditions with style and panache.
Price: $165.00
Noble's Twill Doublet
For the look of a nobleman and the comfort of an everyday man, turn to the Nobles Twill Doublet. This classic doublet combines the look of nobility and peasantry, making it an all-purpose piece that looks great with a variety of styles.
Price: $105.00
Noble's Velveteen Robe
Perfect for a lover and fighter both, the Nobles Velveteen Robe is the ideal mix of bold derring-do and refined tastes. In essence, this garment is styled for a noble traveler or swordsman who prefers extravagance to simplicity.
Price: $145.00
Nottingham Jacket
This magnificent overcoat is made of heavy black suede and features padded shoulders and collar, and eight hanging tassets, as well as dual row of false chest lacing and a lace-up front, both using a red leather string.
Price: $195.00
On Sale For: $150.00
Open Front Baroque Jacket
With golden colored lace trim along its collar, hem, lapel, shoulders, and cuffs, the Open Front Baroque Jacket is an example of refined Renaissance grace. This period jacket is made from antique velvet and fully lined for comfort.
Price: $220.00
Orthello Suede Leather Vest
A versatile addition to your re-enactment apparel, the Orthello Suede Leather Vest provides incredible period style to any look. Available in black or brown, the sleeveless suede vest can be worn over a tunic or shirt.
Price: $60.00
Parliament Vest
From the Nehru styled collar to the double metal button front, our fitted Parliament Vest will make you the talk of the town. Made from broadcloth cotton, this stylish vest is perfect for Steampunk, Colonial, or Pirate outfits.
Price: $69.00
Penda Suede Jerkin
Medieval garments like the Penda Suede Jerkin originally served as armour padding, but the design soon became a part of everyday dress. This predecessor to the modern vest suits many roles and is a great addition to your wardrobe.
Price: $91.00
Philip the Good's Doublet
If you are looking for a historically accurate garment that was worn by nobility, then you have found it. Philip the Goods Doublet is modeled on the doublet worn and favored by Philip III, who was the duke of Burgundy, France.
Price: $190.00
Pirates Captain Benjamin Long Decorated Vest
The Pirates Captain Benjamin Long Decorated Vest is a simple yet elegant vest for any pirate outfit. The Captain Benjamin long vest is wine colored coat made from cotton velvet with fully functional golden buttons in the front.
Price: $68.00
Pirates Captain Benjamin Long Velvet Coat
The Pirates Captain Benjamin Long Velvet Coat is a wine colored coat made from cotton velvet with black lace decorations on the front and on the cuffs. A pirate outfit is not complete without this gorgeous pirate captain coat.
Price: $102.00
Pirates Captain De Lisle Black Long Vest
This black colored pirate vest is made from cotton velvet and has fully functional buttons. This vest goes well with Captain De Lisle Coat. The Pirates Captain De Lisle Black Long Vest would finish any pirate or Renaissance outfit.
Price: $68.00
Pirates Captain De Lisle Black Velvet Coat
A Black colored pirate coat made from cotton velvet that has fully functional buttons. The captain coat has pockets and cuffs that have been decorated with buttons that add to the grace of the coat.
Price: $102.00
Pirates Captain Easton Elegant Long Vest
A fully decorated vest made from cotton velvet that is best suited for any pirate costume. The Pirates Captain Easton Elegant Long Vest has golden lace along the length of the vest with golden buttons on wine colored velvet.
Price: $68.00
Pirates Captain England Elegant Long Vest
This wine colored vest is made from cotton velvet with black lace decorations on the front. The Pirates Captain England Elegant Long Vest has fully functional buttons in the front that add to the grace of the vest.
Price: $68.00
Pirates Captain England Red Velvet Coat
The Pirates Captain England Red Velvet Coat is wine colored pirate coat made from cotton velvet and has golden buttons. The pockets and the cuffs have been decorated with golden buttons to add overall grace to this pirate coat.
Price: $102.00
Pirates Captain La Sage Elegant Black Velvet Coat
The Pirates Captain La Sage Elegant Black Velvet Coat is a black coat made from cotton velvet. The coat has been decorated with silver lace in front and on the cuffs. A pirate outfit is not complete without this pirate captain coat.
Price: $102.00
Pirates Captain La Sage Elegant Long Velvet Vest
This black colored vest is made from quality cotton velvet. The Pirates Captain La Sage Elegant Long Velvet Vest has been decorated with silver lace and grey buttons in front cuffs. This vest will go well with Captain La Sage Coat.
Price: $68.00
Pirates Captain Peter Long Velvet Vest
A fully decorated vest made from cotton velvet, best suited for any pirate costume. The Pirates Captain Peter Long Velvet Vest has a golden lace that has been used along with fully functional golden buttons on black colored velvet.
Price: $68.00
Princelet Steampunk Vest
Embodying the unparalleled sophisticated styling of high fashion in the 19th century, the Princelet Steampunk Vest is made in a splendid double-breasted design which emanates a regal look from Victorian era.
Price: $38.00
Purple Velvet Steampunk Waistcoat
Epitomizing the look of Victorian era elegance, the Purple Velvet Steampunk Waistcoat is fit for 19th century royalty with an exceptionally eye-catching, long double-breasted design which emanates an air of sophistication.
Price: $55.00
Rafael Premium Canvas Doublet
The Rafael Premium Canvas Doublet takes inspiration from the Renaissance. Its style goes well with a variety of roles. Brass buttons and a fine fabric lend it a distinguished, rich air, perfect for an appearance before the royal court.
Price: $66.00
Rafael Wool Jerkin
Whether you choose the role of minstrel, merchant, or adventurer, the Rafael Wool Jerkin offers both style and warmth suitable for an outdoor excursion into a medieval kingdom. Its historical style suits a wide variety of characters.
Price: $91.00
Red Captain Morgan Pirate Coat
Captain Henry Morgan might just be the most well-known pirate in the modern day, and this Red Captain Morgan Pirate Coat pays homage to this pirate and privateer, who sailed the seas raiding the Spanish in search of plunder and fame.
Price: $195.00
On Sale For: $170.00
Regent Street Vest
This stately vest is sure to turn heads at every gathering. The Regent Street Vest is named for a major street in Londons West End. The period vest is made of rich red velveteen on the front and has a matching cotton back.
Price: $69.00
Robin of Locksley Gambeson
Worthy of the outlaw who historically wore it, the Robin of Locksley Gambeson is a two-piece garment consisting of a corduroy undershirt with padded, studded sleeves and the quilted sleeveless gambeson that goes on top of it.
Price: $159.00
Royal Court Doublet
Manufactured of a heavy brocade fabric and sporting a row of antiqued buttons, every effort has been made to ensure the finest care in the alignment of the fabrics to give this Royal Court Doublet a truly royal appearance.
Price: $110.00
Royal Guard Doublet
Do not let the name fool you. The Royal Guard Doublet is not just for the sentries guarding king and castle. This doublet is a quality item that is perfect for any man who has need of functional and attractive fitted medieval jacket.
Price: $160.00
Sailor Vest
Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum, a sailor you will be in our cotton twill vest. The Sailor Vest comes in burgundy, hunter green, or navy, all of which are reversible to black. You can lace up front with brass grommets.
Price: $72.00
Sapphire Pirate Coat
Stand out from your scallywag crew in this Sapphire Pirate Coat. Made from flowing 100% cotton velvet fabric and satin lining, this is the quintessential pirate piece and will be the crowning jewel to your Renaissance Faire outfit.
Price: $102.00
Sapphire Pirate Vest
Show you are a true blue buccaneer by wearing this Sapphire Pirate Vest, made from 100% cotton velvet. It features glittering gold-tone metal buttons and white lace accents. A single vent back allows for swashbuckling or swaggering.
Price: $68.00
Sapphire Velvet Vest
This gorgeous double-breasted waistcoat is constructed of rich, blue cotton velvet with covered buttons running down the front. The Sapphire Velvet Vest makes a stunning addition to mens period attire or modern formalwear.
Price: $65.00
Scottish Doublet
Modeled after a leather doublet dated from 1610 that exists in the Royal Scottish Museum in Edinburgh, the Scottish Doublet offers superb quality and style for a medieval or Renaissance man who wants an impressive look.
Price: $175.00
Scoundrel Long Pirate Vest
The striking Scoundrel Long Pirate Vest comes in several gorgeous color options to create a high class pirate or Renaissance look. Each one is made from rich poly-cotton brocade and sports two faux pockets with buttons on either side.
Price: $72.00
Sleeveless Faux Leather Steampunk Jacket
A magnificent way to complete your look of a rugged steampunk worker, the Sleeveless Faux Leather Steampunk Jacket features a supremely eye-catching design that emulates the look of a sleek black leather vest.
Price: $48.00
Spanish Nobleman Vest
The Spanish Nobleman Vest offers the perfect touch to finish off your well-dressed nobleman look. The sleeveless vest is made of rich black cotton velvet and features heavy black brocade trim in wavy lines down the front.
Price: $65.00
Spiked Brocade Vest
Vampire glam rock gods will love the details that make this Spiked Brocade Vest truly unique. With rich handmade brocade fabric, wide notched lapels, and spiked studs, your fans will swoon when they see you in this gothic waistcoat.
Price: $72.00
Steampunk Baker Tailcoat
A necessary piece in the wardrobe of anyone who is a fan of Victorian era styling or the steampunk genre, the Steampunk Baker Tailcoat is designed to mimic the sophisticated and elegant styling of 19th century formalwear.
Price: $55.00
Steampunk Brocade Opera Vest
Beautifully replicating the high fashion of the Victorian age with a stunning floral pattern and two pockets that are suitable for storing your watch, the Steampunk Brocade Opera Vest is splendid for appearing as a dapper gentleman.
Price: $34.00
Steampunk Brown Brocade Neck Strap Waist Shaper
Drawing inspiration from the alternative history popular in the steampunk genre, this piece of shapewear makes a great addition to bold looks. The Steampunk Brown Brocade Neck Strap Waist Shaper hugs the middle of your torso.
Price: $68.00
On Sale For: $64.60
Steampunk Brown Gear Embroidery V-Neck Waistcoat
Experiment with steampunk style in your wardrobe with the addition of this striking waistcoat. The Steampunk Brown Gear Embroidery V-Neck Waistcoat shows off striped brown brocade and fastens with three buttons in the front.
Price: $148.48
Steampunk Brown V-Neck Shaper Vest
You will look like quite the dapper gent when you add this slimming vest to your favorite ensembles. The Steampunk Brown V-Neck Shaper Vest features metal boning to help give you the shoulder to waist ratio that you desire.
Price: $139.00
Steampunk Cavalier Vest
When you want to stand out from the crowd of suits, this vest can give you some flair. The Steampunk Cavalier Vest combines the elegance of a Victorian gentleman with the charm and eclectic style of the steampunk genre.
Price: $145.00
Steampunk Chain Jacket
Bringing a unique and modern twist to a classic Victorian style short coat, the Steampunk Chain Jacket features an eye-catching design that, when paired with high-waist Victorian cut trousers, creates a splendid steampunk outfit.
Price: $51.00
Steampunk Commander Waistcoat
Exquisitely replicating the elegant styling of 19th century fashion, the Steampunk Commander Waistcoat is a magnificent way for you to transform your style into that of a sophisticated Victorian gentleman.
Price: $31.00

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