How to Dress Stylishly for Your TSA Pat Down
Someone get Stacy London and Clinton Kelly on the line, stat. American travelers are facing a fashion emergency! Once upon a time, in the boom of the jet set 1960s, airline passengers and flight attendants dressed to the nines, dolling up for their time in the skies. Now we dress for comfort, opting for sweatsuits and casual wear. The TSA's new search procedures, however, are forcing passengers to rethink their style, according to an AP report published in the New York Times. If you set off the metal detectors, you're headed for more screening.
Some passengers going in and out of LAX are already fashioning their airplane outfits to make sure they don't raise suspicions. Bulky sweaters, long and loose-fitting skirts, and baggy clothes in general mean TSA officers don't know what you're hiding (besides that underwire bra, ladies, that will set off the buzzer).
What should you wear for your flight?