LAS VEGAS, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SHOT SHOW® (Booth #13162) -- 5.11 Tactical®, the global innovator in tactical apparel and gear, today expands its line of tactical and stylish gear and apparel designed for women, by women.
"5.11 takes women's styles and fits, and we build in tactical features," said Tiffany Yerby, 5.11's director of design. "It begins with the Flex-Tac fabrics we use at 5.11. They have stretch, and I don't know a woman on this planet that doesn't want stretch in her pants."
During the design process, 5.11 reverse engineers the most popular women's silhouettes from the fashion runway and builds in tactical DNA. This ensures functionality, durability and comfort in fashion forward clothing and gear for tactically-minded women.
5.11 continues to expand its women's line as the demand grows. A 2015 report from the National Sporting Goods Association found that 5.4 million women said they went target shooting. That's up 60 percent since 2001.
Pricing & Availability
WOMENS WYLDCAT PANT
The Wyldcat Pant brings an innovative and tactical perspective to both the boot cut and the straight leg pant in one. Zipped leg gussets let you instantly flex between the two styles, and the microsand finish is soft and comfortable. Additionally, the Wyldcat Pant is concealed carry weapon (CCW) ready with back yoke pockets sized for magazines, thigh utility pockets ideal for your phone and double knee construction for enhanced durability. The wildcat pant is available in Black, Khaki, Blush and Grenade. MAP: $74.99.
WOMEN'S DEFENDER-FLEX™ PANT
Colorful, comfortable and built for the tactical woman, the Defender-Flex Pant is crafted with Cavalry Twill cotton / polyester blend, with just enough elastane for freedom of movement. The Defender-Flex Pant keeps its shape no matter how you move. Device ready front pockets and back mag pockets help you stay ready. The Women's Defender-Flex Pant is available in Stone, Volcanic, Thyme and Code Red. MAP: $69.99.
Tailored for the tactical woman, the Calypso is an easy-wear, lightweight top with a perforated back panel for ventilation. The chest pocket give quick access to documents, and the CCW silhouette is pulled directly from fashion runways. The Calypso top is available in Berry and Black. MAP: $59.99.
This is the light-weight, textured fleece you've demanded. Gusseted underarms and flatlock stitching allow you to push your range of motion with maximum comfort. Layer up and get going. The Glacier Half-Zip is available in Black, Berry and Skyfall. MAP: $74.99.
ALICE SADDLE BAG
Purposeful style has a name: Alice. This genuine leather compact-sized saddle style bag features 5.11's TacTec System CCW compartment for your sub-compact pistol. It also has an interior panel and zippered pocket for organization. The Alice Saddle Bag is available in Black and Caramel. MAP: $119.99.
MIRA 2-IN-1 PACK
The Mira 2-in-1 Pack has the durability and style you've come to expect from 5.11® with even more utility. Its main compartment is large enough to hold a 15" laptop with room to spare, as well as two smaller interior pockets. The exterior sports twin mesh water bottle pockets in addition to a detachable front compartment, which doubles as a crossbody bag. Wearing just the crossbody, you'll have access to CCW and admin/magazine compartments plus lined slash pockets for sunglass storage. For a full pack loadout, stow the removable strap and easily attach the crossbody back onto the backpack. From the mountains to work to a night out, the Mira 2-in-1 Pack is ready for anything, just like you. The Mira 2-in-1 Packs are available in Garnet and Destiny Camouflage. MAP: $129.99.
With offices around the globe, 5.11 works directly with end users to create purpose-built apparel and gear designed specifically to enhance the safety, accuracy, speed, and performance of tactical professionals and enthusiasts worldwide. 5.11 products exceed rigorous standards, which have allowed the brand to establish a reputation for innovation and authenticity, and become the premier choice for those that always have to be ready. 5.11 is a portfolio company of Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI). Learn more about 5.11's best-selling tactical gear and accessories at www.511tactical.com. Connect with 5.11 on Facebook, Twitter @511Tactical and on Instagram @511Tactical. #511tactical.
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