New uniform trial Colleagues have been out and about, putting a new uniform through its paces as part of a 12-week trial. Showing 9 items Fit for every occasion Uniform trials are currently underway to test the new uniform’s suitability for Royal Mail employees. Smart but casual The new uniform was created by experts in design, fabrics, product development and biomechanics. Suits you, sir! The brief? A professional, stylish uniform reflecting the demands of modern delivery rounds - including increasing parcel deliveries. Ready for anything The new uniform includes a range of new styles and materials that are 'fit for purpose and functional,' but retain the iconic Royal Mail red colour. From city to country New trousers and shorts have been designed to make a postie's job as comfortable as possible - whether that's in the big smoke or the great outdoors. The road ahead The new design looks to the future, and is the first proposed change to Royal Mail’s uniform in more than 10 years. All kitted out Every customer's crazy 'bout a sharp dressed postman... or that's what the song says, right? Short-sleeved style Short sleeves feature so that you can keep your cool in the summer weather. From delivery office to delivery round The new uniform is designed to take account of the highly physical work posties do in different environments.