America by Air - Pucci Uniform with Helmet

     

America by Air - Pucci Uniform with Helmet

In the mid-1960s, Braniff Airways introduced imaginative new flight attendant uniforms created by famed fashion designer Emilio Pucci. The plastic bubble helmet, to protect hairdos on windy tarmacs, was an integral part of the Pucci-designed uniforms.

Image Number: WEB10777-2007
Credit: Braniff Collection; University of Texas at Dallas
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