Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Beauty girl and catwalk

Whether it was a computer chip hidden in a tube of lipstick or infrared sunglasses, Garner's character was always ready for intelligence gathering dressed as an unsuspecting fashionista at an underground club or five star hotel bar.

As it turns out, there's a history of covert clothing worn by female spies, as designer Angel Chang explained at an exhibition of her Spring '08 collection at Ralph Pucci International on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

"I'd been watching a lot of 'Alias,' said Chang, but her latest collection was also inspired by a visit to the International spy museum in Washington D.C., where she discovered that female spies during WWII often smuggled intelligence in their clothing - a message might be written in the clothing, for example