BRITISH AIRWAYS has taken a step towards introducing a new uniform with staff around the world beginning wearer trials of a stylish new design. More than 100 airline staff, including check-in agents, cabin and flight crew, will trial the Julien Macdonald design on flights and at airports. The new design reflects the airline”s great British heritage combining the qualities of a classic tailored pin stripe suit with the style and creative flair of Julien MacDonald. The uniform includes contemporary details such as branded cufflink buttons and a striking red lining. In creating the new design Julien worked with top milliner Stephen Jones to design a hat reminiscent of pioneering aviation days. The hat will be worn by all female staff on the Concorde team and by staff at promotional events. A new handbag, designed by Tanner Krolle of London, finishes off the new, stylish look.