More airlines now allow trousers and no make-up. What about Singapore Airlines?

Singapore Airlines' customer service standards are symbolised by the “Singapore Girl”, a representation of the airline’s female cabin crew who don a distinctive sarong kebaya uniform designed by Parisian couturier Pierre Balmain.
Singapore Airlines' customer service standards are symbolised by the “Singapore Girl”, a representation of the airline’s female cabin crew who don a distinctive sarong kebaya uniform designed by Parisian couturier Pierre Balmain.PHOTO: SINGAPORE AIRLINES

SINGAPORE - The next time you take a flight, don't be surprised if the stewardess serving you is wearing trousers, and is without a stitch of lipstick, foundation or mascara on her face.

More airlines now allow female cabin crew to not wear make-up while on duty, and don trousers as part of their uniform, in a bid to offer them greater comfort and more choice in expressing themselves at work.

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