- Dec 20, 2008
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I was looking through some international headlines and stumbled across this...
How's that sound?"Some of our clients include President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, Alvaro Uribe of Colombia and the Hollywood actor Steven Seagal," says Mr Caballero who is in Delhi to launch his collection here.
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It is thought that politicians may need better protection ahead of elections
There are even reports suggesting that Barack Obama wore one of his specially designed suits at his inauguration, something that Mr Caballero is understandably tight-lipped about.
"It's all about being discreet," he says.
That's probably why the Indian range is marketed under the name, Discreet Inners.
His latest catalogue, on the other hand, could easily stand alongside leading international brands.
The glossy production showcases his Black Collection - leather jackets, slim-line Italian business suits and polo shirts.
But the Colombian couturier is presenting Indians with an entirely local look, special lightweight kurta-pyjamas - typical Indian cotton pants and tops worn by men and the high-collar Nehru jacket, favoured by politicians across the country.
And they're a far cry from the traditional, bulky body armour favoured by police and military forces the world over, as well as politicians and journalists operating in dangerous areas.