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Did you know the uniform worn by the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders was designed by Vera Wang? Upon its release in 2003, the uniform was the NFL's first to be created by an internationally renowned designer; the skimpy two-piece number had tongues wagging with its cleavage-baring top and micro shorts-instead-of-skirt combo.
Now, a decade later, there's reason to believe that Wang is prepping to design version 2.0 of the uniform. The designer was interviewed by former CFDA Executive Director Fern Mallis last week, and according to WWD's coverage of the Q&A, "[Wang] will also be designing costumes again for the Philadelphia Eagles' cheerleaders." The article doesn't give Wang's actual quote, but use of the word again was enough to pique our interest. Stay tuned for updates, and in the meantime, sound off in the comments. Do you think the squad will get a new look, or will it be more of the same?
· Vera on Vera Wang at 92Y [WWD]
· Vera Wang [Official Site]
· Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders [Official Site]