Custom Sherriff Apiarist Suit

Get protected by a suit endorsed and tested by thousands of beekeepers, professionals and hobbyists alike.


This custom item will be shipped directly from BJ Sherriff in the United Kingdom; please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery. BJ Sherriff is currently offering a slightly reduced color range, due to high order numbers. 

Some call it the “Original”, others know it as the Apiarist Suit, but no matter what you call it, the suit is a BJ Sheriff best seller for over 46 years. With a reputation that precedes itself, it is to be expected that the suit is made of quality polyester cotton, even more it’s lightweight and stands the test of time.


  • Rugged, easy-pull zippers at collar, front and ankles.
  • Extra strength stitching.
  • Elasticated back waist and ankles.
  • Thumb loop to retain cuff in position.
  • Velcro-flapped breast pockets (pen pocket), roomy hip/thigh pockets, hive tool pocket, and EPIPEN pouch, with key ring clip in lower pocket to keep house and car keys safe.
  • Luxury, hard-wearing polycotton fabric that won’t shrink or fade.
  • Sherriff’s own sturdy ClearView black nylon mesh veil for exceptional vision and protection.

BJ Sherriff Size Guide (Sizing is designed so regular clothing can be worn underneath the suit):


Small Medium Large X-Large XX-Large
Height 5’5″ 5’10” 6’1″ 6’3″ 6’5-1/2″
Chest 34-36″” 38-40″ 42-44″ 46-48″ 50-52″
Inside Leg 31″ 33″ 34-1/2″ 35-1/2″ 37-1/2″
Under Arm 22-1/2″ 24″ 25″ 26″ 26-1/2″
Waist 37″ 42″ 44″ 46″ 52″
Backlength 35″ 37″ 39″ 40-1/2″ 41″