10 More Vintage Flight Attendant Uniforms

Suiting Up, Airline Style

Regular readers know I not only write about the aviation industry, I'm also a certifiable #avgeek. I have a Pinterest board that covers Vintage Flight Attendant Uniforms. When I did my original post, #FlashbackFriday - Vintage Flight Attendant Uniforms, I got a lot of emails with suggestions for ones I should have included. So below are another 10 vintage uniforms from the golden age of travel.

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    Lufthansa flight attendant uniforms from the 1970s.

     A pair of Lufthansa flight attendants wearing uniforms from the 1970s.

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    Anita Ekberg
    Lisa Larsen

    Miss Sweden Anita Ekberg wearing a vintage Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) uniform in a photo dated 1951.

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    Pacific Southwest Airlines flight attendants
    San Diego Air and Space Museum

    Three Pacific Southwest Airlines flight attendants model a uniform from the 1970s.

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    Turkish Airlines flight attendants
    Oğuz Topoğlu

    A group of Turkish Airlines flight attendants sport this bright pink uniform from the 1960s.

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    bubble helmet was part of the modern flight attendant uniforms designed by Emilio Pucci for Braniff International Airlines

    This bubble helmet was part of the modern flight attendant uniforms designed by Emilio Pucci for Braniff International Airlines in 1965.

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    British Caledonian Airways flight attendants

     These British Caledonian Airways flight attendants from the 1970s were mad for plaid. 

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    Mohawk Airlines flight attendants

     This Ithaca, New York-based carrier partnered with the department store Saks Fifth Avenue to create these flight attendant uniforms in the 1960s.

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    Air France uniforms by Balenciaga

     The French flag carrier tapped famed designer Cristobal Balenciaga to design these uniforms in 1969.

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    Alitalia uniforms

    Mila Schön was tapped by Alitalia in 1969 to design uniforms for its flight attendants. The collection included a wool suit for the winter.

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    United Airlines uniforms

    This is a vintage United Airlines flight attendant uniform from the 1970s. 

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