Air France's New Safety Video Is Stylish to the Point of Being Downright Silly

Cute or condescending?

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Ladies, if you're looking for a seat belt that "will elegantly highlight your waistline," Air France has the on-board safety video for you.

The airline's new instructional video is certainly stylish and unique, but it also walks the line between fanciful imagery and feminine stereotypes.

Made by BETC and slickly choreographed, the whimsical clip goes through all the standard airplane safety stuff—exit locations, tray tables, etc. But as is the trend these days, it also has a lot of fun with the presentation, delivered by five women in color-coordinated outfits.

If you find the form-fitting seatbelt to be flattering, I hear the oxygen masks bring out your cheekbones, too.



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