REV YOUR ENGINES: Prabal Gurung has designed the new F1 Grid Girls uniforms for the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, that gets under way today.
The new uniform, which will be worn by Etihad Airways’ cabin crew during the three-day event, will also be seen on TV by hundreds of millions of motorsport fans worldwide.
“Etihad’s foray into fashion is truly an innovative break from tradition. Similarly, we wanted to challenge the conceived notion of how Grid Girls are typically dressed. Together, we are proud to create a jumpsuit with a strong shoulder and our signature architectural approach — something a bit unexpected, yet still feminine and empowering,” said Gurung, at a launch held at the Paddock Club at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.
IMG model Chanel Iman unveiled the black jumpsuit through a video model diary and photo shoot, shot on location at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi and in front of an Etihad Airways F1-branded Airbus A380.
IMG Model Chanel Iman models the new Grid Girl uniform at the F1 race track at Yas Marina Circuit in front of a Mercedes AMG GTS
Earlier this month, Gurung signed with WME/IMG for worldwide dual representation. IMG is
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