This is a discussion on Need ideas for "not so tactical looking" vests within the Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Myself I wear a fleece vest if I wear a vest....usually though ifs it could enough for a vest I go on with the fleece ...
Myself I wear a fleece vest if I wear a vest....usually though ifs it could enough for a vest I go on with the fleece zippered jacket. My arms are what gets cold first anyway..
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I have an Israeli jacket that I really like. It runs a size small so make sure to order a size bigger than usual.
Here is another thread discussing it:
Israeli Bodyguard Jacket Review
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Just bought an Izod light fleece vest yesterday at Macy's - about $25. Not at all tactical looking, and it is long enough to conceal well.
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The Filson vest mentioned earlier--they are functional, warm, wear very, very well and do not look tactical at all--and they are made in the USA.
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Over the years I have found golf vests to be the best cover garments for concealed carry. Thanks for the links to various mfg.'s.
I have two Sonoma Vests that are imo overpriced but if you can catch a sale at Kohls, it may be worth it. They can fold up into its inner pocket,is soft, and light weight. They work great over t shirts and long sleeved shirts.
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the Voyager Vest from Travelsmith.com looks very stylish, very functional and it comes in two colors. I have one of each and they work great for CCW
Men's Voyager Vest
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I bought my vest at Belly Bands - Blue Stone (scroll down for vests)
It has gun pockets on both sides. I got it to be an alternate to pocket carrying my LC9 and as a cover for my shoulder holster for my G22. After testing it I found that I really wouldn't need the shoulder holster to use with it because I put the LC9 on one side and the Glock in the other side pocket and you couldn't tell that I was packing either gun. The vest has mag holders built in for several mags and multiple pockets for anything else like cell phones. I think it looks like it fits in with where I live, which is one of the important aspects of concealment, not standing out in public. It's just now getting cool enough to wear a vest in this area so I should get to try it out just any day.
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I like my Carhartt, or "Canadian tuxedo" as i call it. This one is a bit conspicuous, but so are the horns
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