How to Style Long Sleeveless Vest: 15 Best Outfit Ideas

For those of you who are a little bored with what you are wearing to work everyday, I got some good news for you. There are some cool little items that you can layer on top of your work outfits to make them look both more interesting and beautiful. These items include a short but cool list that include the cardigan, the shrug and the vest. Today, I am going to very specifically talk about a very special and stylish type of vest, namely the long sleeveless vest. What you are about to see are some really good long sleeveless vest outfit ideas I have collected. Let’s jump right in.

Grey Long Sleeveless Vest with White Mock Neck Sweater


To start off this list of elegant and cozy outfits, I am going to show you this professional looking and beautiful outfit. To achieve this look, you can wear a white mock neck sweater with a grey long sleeveless vest. Pair them with black skinny pants and a pair of black suede knee high heeled boots to complete the outfit with elegance.

Grey Long Sleeveless Vest with Black Shift Dress

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Although this outfit also involves a grey long sleeveless vest like the previous outfit, the overall impression is very different. The vest is pair with a black shift mini dress that is just slightly shorter than the vest to make your legs look longer. Wear a pair of grey suede thigh high boots to add a feminine touch to the outfit.

Pink Sleeveless Long Vest with Black Leather Pants

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This outfit is a more stylish one that is especially suitable for those of you who work in the creative industry. To form this amazing outfit, you can wear a black vest top with black leather pants. Layer a pink sleeveless long vest over the vest top and complete the outfit with pale pink ankle strap open toe heels.

Black Vest with Vertical Striped Button Up Shirt & Jeans

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For those of you who work in the creative industries or working as a designer or artist, here is a cool and artistic outfit that you can consider wearing when you are working. To achieve this look, you can wear a black and white striped button up shirt with a black sleeveless long vest. Wear ripped boyfriend jeans and light grey sneakers to complete the outfit.

Blush Pink Wool Sleeveless Long Grey with White Top & Jeans

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Not only that this outfit is stylish and smart looking, it also has a feminine touch thanks to the use of the blush pink color. To achieve this look, you can wear a white form fitting long sleeve t shirt with a pink long vest. Complete the outfit in a simply way with blue skinny jeans and white heels.

Black Long Sleeveless Vest with White Skinny Jeans

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To achieve an artistic and stylish look, the use of the black and white color combination often helps. As an example of such outfit, you can wear a black vest top with white skinny jeans. Layer a long black sleeveless vest over these pieces. For the shoes, you can make the outfit both more stylish and feminine by wearing black strappy open toe heels.

Wear with Black and White Striped Mock Neck Long Sleeve Tee

black and white striped mock neck long sleeve tee

Here is a very interesting variation of an iconic black and white striped t shirt. It is a mock neck long sleeve one that is paired with a long black vest. A unique way to complete this outfit is to wear black flared pants and black heeled sandals to turn this into a more feminine outfit.

White Vest with Pale Pink Sleeveless Top

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For a more refreshing and cheerful look, you can wear more white in your outfit. For example, you can pair a white or pale pink sleeveless blouse with a white long vest. Pair these pieces with light blue cuffed skinny jeans with light pink pointed toe heels. Wear a boho style statement necklace to make the outfit even more stylish and unique.

Black Long Vest with Grey Half Sleeve T Shirt

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Very rarely, you would have an outfit that looks good by using more than three colors. This one is a beautiful exception that uses four colors. In details, to form this outfit, you can wear a grey t shirt with a black long sleeveless vest, white skinny jeans and bright red strappy ballet flats.

Light Grey Long Vest with Chunky Knit Sweater

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Now, let’s take a 180 degree turn and look at this outfit that uses only the color of grey. To achieve this amazing look, you can wear a grey chunky knit sweater with a light grey wool long vest. Pair them with grey ripped skinny jeans and a pair of grey suede pointed toe heels to complete the outfit with style.

Ivory Long Vest with Navy Sleeveless Top

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This outfit demonstrates how a long vest can turn a stylish and slightly unisex outfit into a lovely one. To do that, you can wear a dark grey t shirt with blue jeans and light grey suede ankle boots. This outfit would have looked stylish and casual if we stop there. But by adding a long ivory vest to the mix, the outfit is now a very adorable and beautiful outfit.

Crepe Wool Long Vest with Black Sweater & White Shirt

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This outfit is like a variation of a long wool coat outfit, only that the sleeves of the coat are removed magically. For the top, wear a white button up shirt with a black fitted sweater and a crepe long wool vest. Pair them with grey skinny jeans and leopard print pointed toe heels to add a feminine and mature touch to the overall look.

White Maxi Vest with Black Midi Dress

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This is a very simple black and white outfit that can make you look tall and slim. The trick is to pair a maxi vest with a midi shift dress. In this case a white maxi vest is chosen to pair with a black printed mock neck midi shift dress. Pair these pieces with black open toe strappy heels to add an elegant touch.

Wear with White Button Up Shirt & Sequin Maxi Flare Skirt

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For a chic and artistic look, you can find a black flared mini skirt that has some nifty silver sequin details. Pair it with a white button up shirt and a black long vest. Finally, wear a pair of black strappy heels to look more elegant and ladylike.

White Belted Long Sleeveless Vest with Chambray Shirt Dress

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For a refreshing and girly look, you can wear a white belted long sleeveless vest over a chambray mini shirt dress. Pair them with camel leather knee high boots to complete the outfit in a stylish way.

Here are the long sleeveless vest outfit ideas that are stylish yet minimal. Most importantly, there outfits are very easy to pull off. Give these ideas a try and you will likely have fun.