Keep an eye on your wallet as you read this... and not just metaphorically. Though if you are on a layover as you are reading this, you could end up spending a bit if you kill time online shopping...
Who doesn't want to foil the pickpockets? You do, especially if you are travelling to Europe. Clothing Arts has some cool new gear to help - here are a couple of reviews:
Reviewed on The Gadgeteer: Clothing Arts P^cubed Pick-Pocket Proof Travel Pants - this review is thorough, with lots of close-up pictures. It will probably answer your questions before you ask them.
Reviewed on Johnny Jet: Travel Product of the Week: Pickpocket-Proof Pants - Johnny's review of whether the pants will help you give would-be pickpocketers the slip.
Bluff Works Pickpocket-proof pants
Reviewed on the Gadegeteer: Comfortable, pickpocket-resistant pants for work or travel - a review of a competing product, made by Bluff Works.
Travel gear reviews - Calculated Traveller
10 worst cities in the world for pickpockets - Escape Here
How pickpockets work - How Stuff works
Outsmarting pickpockets and thieves - Rick Steves
Travel with a money belt: your portable safe - Rick Steves
8 travel gear blogs you should be reading