Starting this month passengers on XiamenAir may notice they are being served by cabin crew wearing entirely new threads. The new uniforms for men will join the women’s uniforms that were launched May last year.
Designed by famous Taiwanese fashion designer Jamei Chen, the new male uniforms for include off tailored silhouettes that hark back to the JetSet era, whilst being fused with contemporary touches such as mandarin collar shirts and stylish black leather gloves.
Personally we love the new look as a whole and how both male and female uniforms sit perfectly together. The colour palette used is sharp and modern, with aqua and cobalt blue tones running through the uniforms. “The empire waist design used on dress and waistcoat makes the uniform more classic and gives the wearer a better figure. The combination of different blue comes from the brand color which represent the sky and the sea.” State XiamenAir on their new uniform.
We also love the touches of black used to complete the outfit. The smart pill box hats, waist bands and gloves on the ladies outfit adds a ‘fashion catwalk’ edge to the uniforms whilst the mens three piece tailored suit feels understated, smart and effortless with the hidden buttons on the waistcoat offering clean sharp lines.
This isn’t the first Asian airline to employ a couture designer to work on their uniform. ANA has also had a uniform designed by Prabal Gurung, whilst the Christian Lacroix uniforms for China Eastern and Gianfranco Ferré designed Korean Air uniforms both featured in our Top 10 Uniforms 2015.
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