Queerty: Fashion at 30,000 Feet: Virgin America Gets a Banana Republic Makeover

In honor of its fifth anniversary, hip flyer Virgin America is giving its entire human fleet—from pilots and airport crew to in-flight “teammates”—a makeover with sleek new uniforms designed by Banana Republic.

br_uniform_hires_03The new “utility chic” get-ups, which debut August 8, are built around Virgin America’s existing black, gray and red palette. For men they’ll feature slim-fit shirts, flat-front trousers, striped-sleeve cardigans and lambskin leather jackets, with studly black leather gloves and gold-rimmed aviator shades for accessories.

Not since Pucci and Halston designed outfits for Braniff airlines in the 1960s and ’70s have American sky workers looked so stylish.

 

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