'Suit of Armor' bulletproof suit by Garrison Bespoke: image via garrisonbespoke.comIf attempts on your life are all in a day's work, but you still need to dress comfortably and
stylishly on the job, you need a fashionable suit of armor. Garrison Bespoke has
just the proprietary threads to make you a custom bulletproof suit
that's elegant, stylish, and lightweight too!
Nestled in downtown
Toronto's financial district, Garrison Bespoke is considered by top
style magazines to be Canada's best custom tailor. Entrepreneurs at
Garrison Bespoke spent a year developing a new bulletproof thread with
suppliers of the U.S. Special Forces. The resulting thread uses the
latest nanotechnology, employing carbon nanotubes to produce a hard, but
flexible, fabric. Garrison's fabric is about half the weight of Kevlar,
the most common material used to make bulletproof garments.
Garrison suits are custom-made and the bulletproof suit is no
exception. Nor is the cost, $20,000, which customers seem to find well
worth it, considering every bit of the jacket, pants, and vest protects their lives. Watch this test of the garments held at a Toronto shooting
innovations are seeping more and more rapidly into civilian culture,
and it's great to see this bulletproof nanofabric is one of those
innovations. Perhaps more such fabrics can be made that will enable
others, who don't have the financial resources for a $20,000 suit, to
purchase clothing that is as protective and lightweight as Garrison's.
sources: Garrison Bespoke via RDMag