Everyday Armor T-Shirt

What is bulletproof clothing?

Bulletproof clothing options like bulletproof t-shirts and hoodies are able to hold soft body armor materials like Kevlar®. This is typically achieved by taking regular clothing and modifying it to include pockets capable of holding a ballistic panel. 

bulletproof clothing with pockets to hold and conceal armor

Types of Bulletproof Clothing

Bulletproof clothing comes in various forms to cater to different needs and preferences. In this section, we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of several popular options.

Advantages and disadvantages of bulletproof shirts


  1. Discreet: A bulletproof tee shirt is designed to be worn under regular clothing, making it virtually undetectable and the most discreet option among bulletproof clothing.
  2. Lightweight and comfortable: Provide protection without the bulkiness of traditional vests, offering a more comfortable and wearable solution.
  3. Versatile: Suitable for various situations, from everyday wear to professional settings. Whatever your situation may be, bulletproof shirts can seamlessly integrate into your lifestyle.

bulletproof clothing for office or executive job. body armor concealed under suitDisadvantages:

  1. Limited coverage: Although bulletproof shirts focus on protecting the vital Cardiac Box area, they offer less overall coverage compared to full vests.
  2. Compression fit: The snug fit of bulletproof shirts may not be entirely comfortable for all body types, but for those who prefer a more form-fitting and secure feel, this compression fit makes the shirt feel more secure and discreet, in addition to keeping the armor securely in place.

Advantages and disadvantages of bulletproof vests


  1. Comprehensive coverage: Bulletproof vests can offer more extensive protection, covering a larger area of the torso.
  2. Adjustable fit: Vests usually feature adjustable straps and waist, allowing for a customized fit.
  3. High protection levels: Vests can be designed to withstand various ballistic threats, including high-caliber rounds.


  1. Bulky and indiscreet: Attempting to conceal bulletproof vest under tshirt may be ineffective.
  2. Reduced comfort: Vests can be less comfortable, especially when worn for extended periods.

body armor vest under button down shirt

Advantages and disadvantages of bulletproof hoodies


  1. Casual appearance: Bulletproof hoodies blend in with everyday clothing, making them an inconspicuous option.
  2. Comfortable: Hoodies are typically more comfortable for most people.


  1. Not suitable for formal settings: The casual style of hoodies may not be appropriate for all situations, and is difficult to hide if needed.
  2. Bulky: The added fabric of a hoodie makes it less convenient and low profile than other options.
  3. Warm: unlike concealable tshirts, a hoodie may not be appropriate for a warmer climate

How is bulletproof clothing made?

Bulletproof clothing is made by putting protective materials, such as Kevlar® or other “para-aramid” fabrics, into the garment's design.The Everyday Armor T-Shirt is made with elastane compression fabric and a proprietary antimicrobial fabric that can also keep you dry from sweat. These shirts include a pocket that holds body armor inserts. We use reinforced corners and a bottom pocket design to keep the armor secure; while the minimalistic integrated support strap helps bear the weight of the armor and prevent sagging.  body armor manufacturing. sewing kevlar into bulletproof clothing.

Do bulletproof shirts exist?

Yes, armored shirts do exist, but keep in mind no product is truly “bulletproof” However, body armor shirts are a discreet and stylish option for those seeking everyday armor. We offer a bulletproof tshirt as a more comfortable and concealable alternative to a ballistic Kevlar ® vest. With Level IIIA protection, the Everyday Armor T-shirt ensures your safety without sacrificing style or comfort.

Benefits of Everyday Body Armor

Everyday body armor offers a range of benefits for those seeking a more comfortable and discreet personal protection solution. With a bulletproof shirt, individuals can enjoy increased safety without sacrificing their appearance or convenience. Let's explore some of the key advantages that this special type of body armor has to offer. 


One of the main benefits of everyday body armor is its ability to be concealed easily under clothing. Bulletproof shirts fit closely to the body so that it goes completely unnoticed. Concealed armor allows you to maintain a casual appearance while still benefiting from the protection of a bulletproof garment. With the Everyday Armor T-Shirt 2.0, we have improved Concealment Channels that pull the armor closer to the body, increasing concealability by up to 50%.

bulletproof tshirt with most concealable features for less printing

Levels of protection

Our body armor t shirt provides sufficient protection for most people. The body armor shirt inserts are tested to meet the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) ballistic standards for Level IIIA protection. This means they are capable of stopping a variety of handgun rounds, offering a significant degree of safety in various situations.

Other NIJ classifications (besides IIIA) include levels IIA, II, III, and IV. Level IIA provides basic protection against lower velocity handgun rounds, while Level II offers improved resistance. Hard armor levels III and IV defend against rifle ammunition, with Level IV offering the ultimate defense against armor-piercing rounds. 

stopping power of body armor. levels ii, iiia, iii, and iv body armor

As protection levels increase, the price of the body armor tends to increase, as well as becoming thicker and heavier, which can affect mobility and comfort. Level IIIA is the perfect balance for most people because it is the highestsoft armor classification. Level IIIA body armor will protect you in the vast majority of situations, as most threats will be common handguns.

Why should you buy bulletproof clothing?

Bulletproof clothing offers a unique combination of protection, comfort, and style that makes it a valuable investment for those seeking personal safety solutions. You won’t always be in a situation where you’ll be able to wear a bulletproof vest. 

In an increasingly uncertain world, having discreet protection can provide peace of mind and even save lives. 

concealable bulletproof clothing for everyday wearLet's explore the benefits of wearing bulletproof clothing and how it can make a difference in life-threatening situations.

Benefits of wearing bulletproof clothing

  • Discreet protection: Bulletproof clothing allows individuals to maintain a casual appearance while still benefiting from the protection of body armor. If you need to avoid drawing attention to yourself, concealability is a safety feature in and of itself.
  • Comfort and style: Traditional bulletproof vests can feel bulky and uncomfortable. It’s simply hard to wear them every single day. Something like an armor tshirt that is designed to be lightweight and comfortable is a more practical option for those who want protection without sacrificing their daily comfort.
  • Versatility: Bulletproof clothing is suitable for more situations than your typical bulletproof vest. This product is designed for people to enjoy protection no matter where they go or what they do.
  • Increased confidence: Knowing that you have an added layer of protection can provide a significant boost in confidence, allowing you to navigate your daily life with greater peace of mind.

concealable body armor can be worn under clothes or carried in a backpack

How bulletproof clothing can save lives

The fact is, if everybody wore a bulletproof vest at all times, firearm deaths would decrease significantly. Over 90% of people with serious injuries to the Cardiac Box die before reaching the hospital. Bulletproof clothing has the potential to save lives by significantly increasing the number of people who are protected. 

Most people wouldn’t notice if everybody around them wore a concealable body armor t shirt. 

Most people want the added sense of security that a bulletproof vest provides but may not feel comfortable wearing one in public. With the development of bulletproof shirts, this is no longer an issue for people on the fence.

Choosing the Right Bulletproof Clothing

Selecting the right bulletproof clothing is important as every option is different in terms of protection, comfort, and style. Here are some things to consider in order to make the right choice for your needs.

Factors to consider when choosing bulletproof clothing

  • Level of protection: Consider your daily activities and potential threats. Different options offer varying levels of protection. Try to choose one that meets your needs.
  • Comfort: Look for bulletproof clothing that is comfortable to wear forextended periods. This includes factors like breathability, moisture-wicking properties, and overall fit.
  • Style and appearance: Choose bulletproof clothing that suits your personal style and blends in seamlessly with your regular wardrobe.
  • Quality and durability: Ensure that the bulletproof clothing is made from high-quality materials and has a warranty to guarantee its durability and effectiveness.
  • Price: Compare prices and choose bulletproof clothing that offers the best balance between quality and value for your budget.

Tips for selecting the right bulletproof shirt

  1. Look for features likeConcealment Channels that help your armor go unnoticed.
  2. Check if the shirt iscompatible with the armor inserts you plan to use.
  3. Examine the materials and make sure the shirt is made from moisture-wicking and antimicrobial fabric to enhance comfort and hygiene.
  4. Seek out shirts withadditional features such as integrated weight-bearing support systems for added stability and reduced sagging.

Sizing and fitting recommendations

  1. Choose a size that fits closely to your body: Bulletproof shirts are designed to be worn as compressed undershirts for optimal concealment, so choose a shirt that is one size lower than what you would regularly wear so that the shirt fits snugly. 
  2. Check the length: Shirts should be intentionally long to allow for tucking in, providing additional support.
  3. Follow the manufacturer's recommendations: Always refer to the sizing guide provided by the manufacturer to ensure the best possible fit.

In an increasingly unpredictable world, bulletproof clothing offers a comfortable and concealable solution to keep you safe.

Everyday body armor, such as a bulletproof shirt, provides a discreet yet effective personal safety that can be easily included into your daily wardrobe. 

Our Everyday Armor T-Shirt 2.0 comes with moisture-wicking fabric, improved concealability, and is compatible with Premier Body Armor Level IIIA Armor Inserts. This shirt offers both style and protection without compromising comfort. 

Don't sacrifice your appearance and daily convenience in order to secure your safety. Take the first step towards a safer and more confident lifestyle by purchasing the Everyday Armor T-Shirt today. 

Everyday Body Armor FAQs

Is body armor legal?

In most countries and states, body armor is legal for civilians to purchase and wear. However, there may be restrictions in certain areas, such as Connecticut and New York. Read ourblog post to check the laws in your state.

Is body armor waterproof?

Most body armor is not waterproof on its own, and prolonged exposure to water may damage the ballistic materials. Therefore, it depends on the manufacturer. Our ballistic package is wrapped in a waterproof shell and then wrapped in Cordura, a water-resistant material. 

Can I travel with body armor?

Yes, you can travel with body armor. In the United States, TSA allows body armor in both carry-on and checked baggage. For international flights, make sure to check the laws and regulations of your destination country, as some places may have restrictions on body armor possession.

Can you wear full body armor under clothing?

It’s definitely possible, but we don’t recommend it. Typical body armor is just too bulky and uncomfortable. If bulletproof shirts didn’t exist, this would be a pretty big issue. But they do. So please don’t go and stretch out all of your shirts.