Thursday, March 08, 2007

Bullet-Proof and Fashionable

These days, you no longer need a bulky black vest to be bullet-proof. You can now purchase fashionable, light-weight suits, raincoats, and jackets made from high-tech fabrics that are designed to protect wearers from bullets, knives, and needles. You can even buy bullet-proof t-shirts and underwear.

Perhaps the most famous "bullet-proof tailor" is Miguel Caballero, a Columbian fashion designer who has crafted suits for the presidents of several South American countries. He enjoys testing his wares, and claims to have shot all eighty of his employees at one time or another. (They're all still alive, apparently.)

Unfortunately, Mr. Caballero doesn't seem to make any women's clothing. Such a shame. Check out his manly styles here.


Blogger theatre said...

that is soooooooo HOT!! i would kill for a coat like that, that is a true work of art.

10:50 PM  
Blogger theatre said...

those employes must be paid a whole lot...

10:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

r there other fashion desginers in the bullet proof buiness?

7:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey theatre! r we the only identifed pepole who have coments?

7:29 AM  
Blogger Alexxis said...

That is a really nice jacket i wish i had that! and no theres me too i just ahvent commented for awhile.

12:34 PM  
Anonymous Ananka said...

Welcome back, Alexxis.

As for other "bullet-proof" fashion designers, I haven't heard of any. Maybe a career opportunity?

12:44 PM  
Blogger Alexxis said...

Thank you.
That would be one heck of of job, alright.

7:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey alexxis! never heard of u, but that would be the best job ever! hard... but awesome!

9:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


12:43 PM  
Blogger CosimaCat said...

What about Oona?
There's me, too.

8:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, what about Oona?

8:10 PM  
Anonymous Ananka said...

What about Oona? Are you asking if she's still alive?

9:36 PM  
Blogger Cosima said...

whoops, no, although she hasn't been mentioned. I was blanking there (stupid exams) but I *meant* Betty (Heck of a way to mess up, they're very different) since in The Book it said that she used the money from selling the Reverse Pied Piper to what's-his-name, the ratlike man, to start a company that made bulletproof vests for women. So what happened to that?

4:01 PM  
Anonymous Hazel said...

Yeah, what did happen to that? And IS Oona alive? ;)

8:28 PM  

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