Flying the fezzy skies

Monday, February 25, 2013
In case anyone needed further evidence that the AKP and their supporters in Turkey are running out of ideas: 
The New York Times reports on proposed new uniforms for Turkish Airline stewards and stewardesses:
Turkish Airlines in the late 1940s they wore cotton blouses under blue suits tailored to accentuate “the contours of the body,” as a fashion history of the airline puts it. In the ’60s and ’70s the trend continued with fashions straight off the Paris runway, designed to show Turkey’s European flair on its flagship airline. Now, the country’s shifting mores are reflected in a proposed new look: long dresses, skirts below the knee and Ottoman-style fez caps.
Fezzes? Well, kind of. Here's a shot:
Newspaper mash-up comparing old and new uniforms