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Virgin Atlantic unveils new Vivienne Westwood designed uniforms
Virgin Atlantic unveils new Vivienne Westwood designed uniforms

On Tuesday, British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood officially took the wraps off the uniforms she designed for Virgin Atlantic airlines. Unveiled at a party in London -- at which the entertainment included Blondie -- the collection will be standard issue for some 7,500 employees of the long-haul airline including, most visibly, the cabin crew, pilots and ground crew. (But not, alas, Virgin America employees, who, last we knew, were still kitted out in Banana Republic threads.) When the designer and the airline announced the collaboration back in May 2013, one of the watchwords was “sustainability” and that flight pattern was apparently a lock -- features of the...

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