Multiple layers of mesh provide superior protection and greater airflow than cotton suits. A layer of course netting lies between layers of finer netting to make it difficult for a bee’s stinger to reach you. Domed hood style veil is attached with zippers that have large pull tabs and a Velcro augmentation to keep bees from sneaking in. Jacket has thumb loops and elasticized bottom and cuffs. 3 front pockets have Velcro closures and thumb loops.