Tactical Tailor

Sleeping Coat

Treehugger.com has a cool article on the Sleeping Coat which won an award from Germany’s Red Dot Institute for designer Lin Tsui-Wei. As you can see in the photo, the lower section is folded and carried by snapping to the coat. It can inflated and used as a mattress as well as for insulation.

Sleeping Coat from Lin Tsui-Wei

But what is REALLY wild is the Suitaloon dating from 1968. What little literature available on the Suitaloon claims, “Comfort for Two.”


Anyone remember the Secret Agent Matt Helm movie where a spy pad complete with fully stocked bar inflated out of the trunk of his Lincoln? Ahhhh, those were the days. I mean it was the 60s. They had to be on something to come up with these crazy ideas.

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