Posted : February 2014
Author : Curious
1. Garrison Bespoke Suite
Garrison is Toronto’s premium suit tailor company that designes some of the most elegant suits for the discretionary shopper. This company has been featured in the Globe and Mail, and was named Canada’s greatest Bespoke and Made to measure company. The Discovery channel even did a feature on this company as the most refined suiting experience for modern men. Every suit is measured and hand made to fit the buyer perfectly. The bottom line is you can look and feel like a million dollars while feeling secure in “The Bulletproof Suit”.
2. Caballero Leather Jackets
The actor Steven Seagal is pictured here sporting a leather jacket manufactured by, once again, Miguel Caballero, maker of high quality ballistic clothing. This leather jacket is rated NIJ IIIA which is capable of stopping projectile fired from as close as 12 inches away. Upon first glance you would not assume this jacket could stop a bullet, however if caught in the line of fire, you would be happy to learn that it does.
3. Caballero Polo Shirt
This shirt is manufactured by the creme de la creme of ballistic clothing, the luxury company Caballero in Bogota, Columbia. Miguel Caballero is the Armani of the bulletproof clothing fashion world. The material used in this shirt is reported to be better than kevlar. The high cost of this shirt is specifically due to the lightweight material used for protection. Caballero has their own manufactured anti-ballistic material. This polo shirt has a 100% cotton exterior and an interior microfiber. The anti-ballistic panels fit inside between the exterior and interior materials. There are three levels of protection from IIA to IIIA NJA rating and you can purchase this garment at Harrods clothing store in London. Miguel Caballero’s clothing is also worn by President Obama and other world leaders and diplomats.
4. Caballero childrens clothing
Miguel Caballero, CEO of the Miguel Caballero Company holds an armored tank top as he poses with Lana wearing a MC Kids Ballistic Puffer Vest both sold by Elite Sterling Security LLC in Aurora. Constant stories in the news are school shootings, so it is a natural reaction for parents to be concerned for their children. Equipping their children with bulletproof items is not a ridiculous decision, but rather a smart one that will reassure parents. Caballero and other companies have addressed this with a clothing line for children. Ballistic shields sometimes made of kevlar are placed in the back of children’s backpacks. Backpacks are ideal for children because they have the most protective coverage for small children.
5. BulletBlocker NIJ IIIA Bulletproof Long Topcoat
This men’s coat is a blend of wool and luxury cashmere. Not only is this coat a classic topcoat, but it is also one that will always be in fashion. There is a removable zippered kevlar bulletproof interior liner, designed to stop .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum, 9mm, and .45 hollow point bullets. While you may look like Sherlock Holmes when you wear this coat, you will never-the-less be protected when evil villains decide to shoot your way.
6. Elite Sterling Security, Armored Tank Top
Kami Mahoney poses in an armored tank top shirt at the offices of Elite Sterling Security, LLC in Aurora. You would never know by looking at her that the women in the photo above is actually wearing ballistic clothing. This tank top is not only fashionably and subtle, but can save your life as well. This tank top comes in NIJ Level II and IIIA ratings and is available by special order. The approximate weight of this tank top is 4 lbs, however, that is extra weight one would be willing to carry around in order to secure their own safety.
7. Interamer Fold Down 180 degrees Ballistic Briefcase
Inter-American Security Products Inc. manufactures the ballistic briefcase. This stylish briefcase has a quick release and opening mechanism that opens to 180 degrees providing a large protective area. Rated at level IIIA NIJ the ballistic briefcase is the perfect accessory to your bulletproof clothing. This concealable case can be discreetly carried by bodyguard personnel or by yourself if you wish to have protection always with you in case of emergencies.
8. Bullet Blocker Ladies Leather Jacket
The women’s fitted leather jacket is manufactured by Bullet Blocker, maker of tactical and personal safety protective gear. This stylish leather jacket has a removable, zip-out liner and is rated NIJ IIIA protection. This jacket provides protective and full coverage areas identical to the body armor that law enforcement wear. This garment is also lightweight weighing only 6 lbs for anti-ballistic protective clothing. The jacket is lined with an anti-ballistic lining that fits inside of the garment. It is recommended when ordering this garment to order a size up.
9. ExecuVest Bulletproof Overvest IIIA
Inter-American Security Products Inc. sells anti-ballistic protective clothing that can be worn discreetly. Execuvest is a discreet armor vest ideal for businessmen and VIP’s. this vest has NIJ IIIA standards capable of protecting you from 9mm FMJ (full metal jacket) and 44 Magnum bullets. What make the ExecuVest bullet resistant are the ballistic panels inside the vest that are removable. Ballistic panels come in sizes of 5″x 8″ to 6″x 6″. Ballistic panels can be made from steel, titanium, polyethylene or ceramic materials. The cost of the garment increases in price depending on the ballistic panel material used. The removable ballistic panels are sealed in a waterproof PVC bag, which allows the outer covers to be washed.
10. Guard Dog ProShield Bulletproof Backpack
This backpack is manufactured by Guard Dog Security, it is rated NIJ Level IIIA. ProShield has been certified and tested against .357 magnum, 44 Magnum, 9mm and .45 caliber bullets. A kevlar backing is placed in the back of the backpack to protect the spine and back of the person wearing the backpack. This backpack is good for men and women because it is available in two colors; pink and black.