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Pick-Pocket Proof Business Travel Shorts by Clothing Arts

Pick-Pocket Proof Business Travel Shorts by Clothing Arts | Practical Travel Gear 2

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Clothing Arts is the savvy travelers’ goto brand for ensuring their valuables stay on their bodies and out of would-be pickpockets’ hands. . . all while looking their best. Pick-Pocket Proof Business Travel Short and the Pick-Pocket Proof Adventure Travel Shorts are ideal for those seeking adventure in locales that could be considered a tad dodgy.

The Layered Security of Pick-Pocket Proof Technology:
The Pick-Pocket Proof (P^Cubed) technology that these shorts offer is much more multifunctional than just deterring the slight of hand of a thief. The multi-level zippered pockets found within the P^Cubed Shorts were created to provide a layered defense against pickpockets, making it nigh impossible for potential thieves to access. However, these internal zippered pockets create fantastic storage/organizational spaces for cellphones, car keys, and wallets during everyday use (which I explain in detail later in the article).
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Pickpocket Proof Business Travel Shorts (Nylon)

The Construction of Clothing Arts Shorts:
Clothing Arts says their clothing is Business Casual Meets Travel Durability, and I have to admit that I completely agree with that statement. They use an Advanced Dual Action DuPont Teflon Fabric protector to repel whatever might get thrown your way during an around the world trip or a walk around your neighborhood. While the shorts are able to repel oil and release ground in stains, they are made from 100% cotton twill that gives the shorts a very comfortable, soft feel when worn.

It is important to note that the Business Travel Shorts come in two different fabric types: Nylon and Cotton. These use different security types for the pockets (the Nylon with the zipper, and the Cotton with the zipper and over pocket button).

Front Pockets:
The Pick-Pocket Proof Business Travel Shorts have vertical pockets located on the side. These come with very rugged top-down zippers by YKK.
The internal zipper is not nearly as robust as the side, as it does not need to be, and can be left open for organizational purposes.
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Front pockets and their inner pockets

I have been using this internal pocket to hold my iPhone 6 on one side and my Evernote Slim Leather Wallet on the other.
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Back pockets

As for the back of the shorts; they also offer a multilevel approach to security with a button and zipper on each. I tend not to put anything in my back pockets, but if you do you can be rest assured that a wallet secured in them will be safe no matter where you travel.
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Generation 3 (left) vs. Generation 2 (right)

The Nylon Business Travel Shorts come in black, brown, khaki and grey and retail for $79.95. The Cotton Travel Shorts version also retails for $79.95 and is available in khaki and brown. The Adventure Shorts are slightly more expensive at $84.95 and come in green, khaki and brown.

Being pickpocketed can put a pretty big damper on even the best of trips. The Clothing Arts line of shirts, shorts and pants help you become a more defensive traveler and can help you avoid becoming a victim.
Here is some additional reading I have found useful on how to avoid pickpockets and  thieves: