Gas Mask as Fashion
Yes, gas masks serve as high fashion in peace & war:
Let's all be in the avant garde of the next gas mask wave - get yours before Obama's economic team further funds the Soylent Corporation (it's home page is here:
Please also read the article linked in my 1st comment below. Just as Big Pharma turns every medical crisis - say, cancer - into a tremendous hub of profit making regardless of the cost to the ill & dying, so allowing (or creating) severe food shortages can be made into a market with fabulous profit potential for everyone except the hungry & starving, whose numbers, misery & fatalities continue to grow.