Dispatches in 1-2 working days.
Flow Hive technology drastically reduces the chance of being stung during harvest, but if you drop a full brood frame during a routine inspection, you are sure to attract unwanted attention!
Even the friendliest hive can get cranky sometimes. Luckily it’s easy to Bee Prepared with our organic unbleached cotton suits - perfect for beekeepers who want to know they have the very best in sting prevention, whilst also following the example of our little environmental champions (bees) by buying unbleached certified organic cotton!
This beekeeping kit includes our highest grade, unbleached, GOTS certified organic cotton beekeeper suit emblazoned with the Flow logo on it’s breast pocket. Equipped head-to-toe with durable, high quality YKK zippers, a fully removable fencing veil, plus anti-bunch elastic thumb and ankle stirrups– these suits offer the ultimate in beekeeping sting prevention.
This package also comes with lightweight, ventilated gauntlet goatskin gloves and a J-style hive tool handmade with German stainless-steel.
Dispatches in 1-2 working days.
This beekeeping kit includes our highest grade, unbleached, GOTS certified organic cotton beekeeper suit emblazoned with the Flow logo on it’s breast pocket. Equipped head-to-toe with durable, high quality YKK zippers, a fully removable fencing veil, plus anti-bunch elastic thumb and ankle stirrups – these suits offer the ultimate in sting prevention.
Bee suits are designed to be worn over normal clothing, so we suggest you select 1 size larger than you normally wear.
NOTE: The sizing chart below provides measurements of the beekeeping suit fabric itself, not the body measurements. In order to properly use this chart you need to compare the chart to your own body size measuring over the top of your clothing and include additional length for movement (to allow ankles and wrists to remain covered).
Be sure to give yourself plenty of room to move around. Beekeeper suits are typically worn slightly baggy - you do not want these to be tight fitting. It is the loose fitting cotton material that keeps you from getting stung .
The most important measurement for sizing are:
nape to crotch
(top of shirt collar to 15cm below bottom of crotch
|nape to ankle hem||waist band circumference expandable range
(relaxed - stretched)
|nape to cuff||chest|
|XXS||83cm||160cm||71cm - 112cm||83cm||112cm|
|XS||86cm||163cm||81cm - 115cm||86cm||115cm|
|S||89cm||166cm||97cm - 118cm||89cm||118cm|
|M||92cm||169cm||102cm - 121cm||92cm||121cm|
|L||95cm||172cm||106cm - 124cm||95cm||124cm|
|XL||97cm||176cm||114cm - 128cm||98cm||128cm|
|XXL||99cm||179cm||117cm - 132cm||101cm||132cm|
|XXXL||101cm||182cm||127cm - 136cm||104cm||136cm|
|4XL||104cm||185cm||130cm - 139cm||107cm||139cm|
|5XL||107cm||188cm||133cm - 142cm||110cm||142cm|
|Hood||Matches suit size|
|Gloves||Matches suit size|
Please note, due to the popularity of these suits we will sometimes run low on inventory in some sizes. If your size is out of stock, you can order a larger size or contact us for the estimated restocking time.
Beekeeping is a labour of love. As with all animal husbandry, it’s a pastime which requires knowledge, skill and dedication and which carries with it inherent risks.
Beekeeping suits and other personal protective equipment can offer excellent prevention against bee stings, but are not 100 percent effective. It’s important new beekeepers exercise caution when tending to their hives and are comfortable with the fact that sooner or later, all beekeepers get stung.
Check out this Flow sponsored safety pamphlet covering common beekeeping safety risks and first aid responses.
Great - the world needs more people caring for the bees!
Beekeeping is such a fascinating pastime enjoyed the world over by people from all walks of life.
Learning about looking after your bees is a fascinating and truly rewarding experience. They are amazing little creatures!
We love welcoming new beekeepers worldwide into the Flow family and have a swarm of resources to assist you in your journey.
Included with the purchase of any of our Flow products is support from our knowledgeable Flow team via:
A handy interactive guide explaining the basics of beekeeping.
This great series is free to watch, anytime at your leisure. Whether you are a newbee or an experienced beekeeper wanting to refresh your skills, our beginner beekeeping series has handy tips and information to get started on your beekeeping journey with confidence.
Weather permitting, the Flow team host weekly question & answer Facebook-live events. Jump online and have the opportunity to have your question answered.
Have Flow-related bee questions? We’re here to help, and operate during Australian business hours, Monday to Friday.
Official Flow answers to frequently asked questions.
Ask general questions regarding beekeeping, and have them answered by the worldwide Flow community – or read through different topics to find your answer!
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