Outfits worn for the purpose of protecting the body. Contains several pieces like:
Breastplate: Worn over the torso
Helm: Similar to helmet.
Gauntlets: Armored gloves. Protects everything of the forearm. The ones that aren't covering hands and fingers are known as vambraces.
Greaves: Pieces of armor that protects the shins. Similar to shin_guard
Rerebrace: Pieces of armor that protects the upper-arm and shoulder. Similar to shoulder_guard
Vambraces: Pieces of armor that protects the wrist and forearm. Unlike gauntlets, it doesn't cover the hands and/or fingers. Similar to arm_guard
One variation is bikini_armor: an armor that's shaped like a bikini, which only cover the "important" bits.