The Bowtex Essential shirt is the lightweight version of the Standard Bowtex shirt. It is constructed out of easy-wearing elastane with anti-abrasion panels in high risk areas, which also form pockets for impact-absorbing armour. 


The Bowtex range offers an extra layer of protection and is meant to be worn under regular garments


  • Base layer 83% elastane, 17% polyester
  • Extra layer 100% DuPont™ Kevlar®
  • Pockets for optional armour on back, elbow, shoudler and chest
  • Can easily be worn underneath all tops and jackets
  • Comfortable, soft and breathable


Made in Europe.


DuPont™ and Kevlar® are trademarks or registered trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Numours and Company.


Protectors sold separately.

Essential Shirt

Color: Black
  • Based on your half chest measurements : 

    XS : 47cm / 18.5 inches

    S : 50cm / 20 inches

    M : 53cm / 21 inches

    L : 56cm / 22 inches

    XL : 59cm / 23 inches

    2XL : 62cm / 24 inches

    3XL : 65cm / 25 inches

    4XL : 68cm / 26 inches