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African designer to create British Airways uniforms

British Airways has contracted iconic Ghanaian fashion designer, Ozwald Boateng, to create their new uniforms.

OZWALD BOATENG PHOTOGRAPHED BY NEALE HAYNES

Ozwald Boateng is famous for revolutionizing the traditional suit and this new deal will cement his position as a sartorial master. The designer is born of Ghanaian parents and was the first black tailor to open a shop at the prestigious Savile Row Street in London, known for its tailoring.One of Boateng’s iconic green suits was used as a costume in the hugely successful Black Panther film.

According to a recent report on the British national carrier, “British Airways is investing £4.5 billion over the next five years and the uniform I design will form part of that, so I’m looking forward to taking a uniform and refining it into a collection,” he said in a statement shared by British Airways. He will be in charge of designing 32,000 uniforms which are set to come to use in 2019.

Speaking about the new appointment, Boateng said,” “I am really excited about creating this new uniform for British Airways. It is important for me to create something that makes all of British Airways’ 32,000 uniform-wearing employees across the world excited, at the same time as enabling me to really demonstrate my skills as a designer. ”

 

 

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