New York Times | 10/6/2008 12:00:00 AM
Right Thing to Wear at the Wrong End of a Gun
Oct 6 -- Miguel Caballero, a Colombian retailer who specializes in bulletproof clothing, sells his jackets at a Mexico City outlet. The company’s customers include politicians, royalty and movie stars.
But tucked on a leafy side street in the Polanco neighborhood is a shop unlike the others, one whose bustling business says much about the dire state of security in this country. At Miguel Caballero, named after its Colombian owner, all the garments are bulletproof.
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