The SAMS Warning pattern anti-shark swimsuit is designed to overtly present the wearer as unlike any shark prey, or even as an unpalatable or dangerous food option. At the very least this will provide the user with increased protection, but it could also provide the time needed to evacuate the area if a shark is in range.
Many years of anecdotal evidence suggests that a stripe pattern acts as a deterrent or repellent to sharks – but we now know there’s more to the story.
SAMS has applied scientific principles to this theory to discover that very specific contrasting, colours, shapes and dimensions work together for maximum effect. If you look closely, the stripes contain intricate detailing