My latest bright idea:
The Down Burqa!
You take the full, Afghan chadri (you know, the kind of burqa that just has a little, net opening to see out of – basically, a tent that your feet stick out the bottom of), and you make it out of the same puffy, down-filled, water-repellent nylon they use for parkas & sleeping bags. Then you line it with thinsulate.
Mmm… toasty! I think it could really catch on. Warmth & concealment (either for devotional or bad-hair purposes) in one tidy package.
The Midwest meets the Middle East.
Hockey mom meets… Imam?
We could make them in all kinds of colors & get L.L. Bean to offer monogramming.
Start corralling investors. I’ll fire up the sewing machine.