In the middle ages, breast plate armor was the preferred alternative that sat between chain mail and full plate mail. It provided the knight with protection from blades, arrows, axes and club blows to the chest. In time, many knights and person’s of power realized that the highly prominent profile of their chest armor could also serve as a creative canvas for making a statement. This lead to a lot of field plates being designed with cool patterns like this one. It's the perfect thing for backyard adventures in chivalry or just standing out at a renaissance festival.
This plastic breast plate or Silver Chest Armor is great for looking cool at a costume party or just having fun playing make believe in the backyard. The plastic flexes and will stand up to a lot. Though it isn’t specifically meant to handle more than a glancing blow while LARPing.