Virgin Launches Boateng Kits

16th Aug 2005

Virgin Atlantic is delighted to be introducing newly designed Ozwald Boateng amenity kits for its Upper Class passengers from today.  The new kit will be a travel wallet, specially designed by the bespoke couturier and Savile Row tailor.  The designer travel wallet, which incorporates a detachable wash bag, will contain a range of luxury travel essentials including Ozwald Boating toothbrush and socks.  Sir Richard Branson, Chairman of Virgin Atlantic, commented:

“We are delighted to be working with Ozwald Boateng on the new Upper Class amenity kits.  We started working with Ozwald last year creating a luxurious amenity kit specifically tailor made to meet the travel needs of our Upper Class passengers.  These kits have been a real success and we are sure our passengers will love this new travel wallet style which is filled with air travel essentials.”

Ozwald Boateng, commented:

“It has been a great privilege to work with virgin on this project. I have long been an admirer and a passenger of Virgin and believe that they really are second to none. I hope the kit I have designed will enhance the already super-stylish Upper Class cabin.”

Each Upper Class passenger will receive the new kit, an Ozwald Boateng unisex travel wallet, which is black with red or purple herring-bone lining, containing: socks, wash bag and toothbrush all designed by Ozwald Boateng, Virgin Atlantic luggage tag, pen, eye mask, Rembrandt toothpaste, breath freshening strips ear protectors and Virgin Vie Lip balm. 


Menswear designer and Savile Row tailor Ozwald Boateng is an innovator in his field, creating and selling his designs since he was 16 years old.  Whilst his designs have originality and modernity, they adhere to the traditional disciplines and etiquettes of Savile Row tailoring.  His clients include David Bowie, Daniel Day Lewis, Jude Law, Will Smith, Laurence Fishburne, Keanu Reeves and Sir Richard Branson.



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