Customer-facing American Airlines employees have begun field testing the carrier's new uniforms, which were designed by Lands' End.

More than 1,000 American employees donned the uniforms for the first time Tuesday to begin the six-month test. 

The uniforms are slated to replace the ones American rolled out in September 2016, which spawned grievances and eventually lawsuits from employees who reported that they caused allergic reactions.

American says the new uniforms have been designed in collaboration with frontline employees to ensure "the highest levels of textile safety, comfort, durability and brand integrity."

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