United Airlines employees may be about to look a lot preppier.

The Chicago-based carrier said today it is in talks with three companies — Brooks Brothers, Tracy Reese and Carhartt — to design new uniforms for more than 70,000 frontline employees.

A United spokesman would provide few details about the uniform overhaul, except to note that "as part of our continued commitment to empowering our employees, we want our United team members to feel proud to wear high-quality uniforms when serving our customers."

The United spokesman added that "based on our employee feedback, we identified these three distinct brands to meet the needs of frontline employees who perform vastly different roles and deserve the best uniform for their specific needs."

Of the three companies and designers United is working with, Brooks Brothers is by far the best known. Full Article