Mark Boyer

"Concealed Carry" Clothes Tailored for Gun Owners Gaining Popularity

by , 04/29/12

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“Covert fashion” — clothes that are made to hide firearms — are having a “moment,” according to the New York Times. Companies like Woolrich, whose new “Concealed Carry” collection features stretchable waistbands for securing handguns, knives, or ammo, are catering to people with permits to carry concealed weapons. Part of the reason for the trend is the rise in people who are packing heat in the US. From 2008 to 2011, the number of concealed-weapon permits rose from 5 million to 7 million because of changes to state laws. Head over to our fashion-obsessed sister site, Ecouterre, to see more examples of “concealed carry” clothes.

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