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Last night model Chrissy Teigen hosted her 32nd birthday party in a make-believe Pan Am plane. The party was held at LA’s Pan Am Experience and according to Bravo.com, was equipped with a “pop-up terminal” and “mock check-in counter.” The staff was also dressed to impressed, posing as flight attendants and handing out “boarding passes” to guests.

 

The retro travel-themed fiesta consisted of A-list celebs decked out in their finest flying attire, including Kim Kardashian, Kayne West and Teigen’s husband, John Legend.

Photo courtesy of @kimkardashian

Photo courtesy of @johnlegend

Legit Pan Am items also made an appearance, such as an old-school phone and vintage magazines, making for a real retro travel experience.

Photo courtesy of @kimkardashian

Photo courtesy of @kimkardashian

 

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