Foiling Pick-Pockets: The New Women’s Line From Clothing Arts
Because good old fashioned pick pockets are still a potent threat on crowded city buses, in market places and in bustling train stations.
By Everett Potter
I first met Adam Rapp in Namibia a few years ago at the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS). He was there to show off some rather cool shirts and pants that he called Pick-Pocket Proof, designed after a year of vagabonding around the world. His company is called Clothing Arts and he gave me some pants to try out while I was in Africa. Comfort-wise, they instantly become my favorite go-to pair for travel, in big cities and in developing countries. Smartly and securely designed, they’re made of nylon and cotton blends, with multiple secure pockets, some of them hidden. The men’s pants are zipper-closed with retractable button flaps.
After a few years of perfecting his menswear line, Rapp has just released his first women’s collection. I caught up with last week … continue reading