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Height of fashion for Virgin

Virgin Atlantic Airways have unveiled their new look for flight and ground crews, designed by fashion doyenne Vivienne Westwood.

Vivienne Westwood's Virgin Atlantic designs take-off

Vivienne Westwood designs for ground crew Credit: Virgin Atlantic

Vivienne Westwood's new designs for Virgin Atlantic Airways, whose headquarters are at Crawley in West Sussex, are now being introduced across the airline's 7,500 staff at Gatwick and Heathrow.

Pilot uniforms for air crew Credit: Virgin Atlantic

The trademark red uniforms for flight attendants have been given a contemporary twist and there's a new look for pilots and ground crew too. The uniforms use nanotechnology to repel stains and keep their shape and colour longer.

Cabin crew uniforms designed by Vivienne Westwood Credit: Virgin Atlantic

Passengers on flights from Gatwick and Heathrow will see the new uniforms over the next few months on selected routes as they are assessed and rated by crew. They will then be introduced next year.

The new uniforms will be assessed over coming months Credit: Virgin Atlantic

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