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Norma Kamali 80’s OMO Khaki Parachute Dress

£850.00

Norma Kamali 80’s parachute dress . This collection is known to be one of her most famous from the 1970’s , continued into the 80’s under her new label OMO, (1978,’On My Own’), after her divorce . In this new territory , with no investors or business partners she proved to be groundbreaking , as a woman striking out on her own in a working male environment where women struggled to make it on their own. Made from real parachutes, there were various styles made , jumpsuits , pants , jackets , coats , skirts , dresses , swimsuits and sack bags . The dress is made from nylon with cords to adjust the shapes and lengths . The dress has a v-neck and is un-lined. The dress is very rare and high sought after.

Length : 125 cms
Waist : 43 cms across
Material : 100 % nylon
Condition : very good
Size : US 6 / UK 10

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Norma Kamali 80’s parachute dress . This collection is known to be one of her most famous from the 1970’s , continued into the 80’s under her new label OMO, (1978,’On My Own’), after her divorce . In this new territory , with no investors or business partners she proved to be groundbreaking , as a woman striking out on her own in a working male environment where women struggled to make it on their own. Made from real parachutes, there were various styles made , jumpsuits , pants , jackets , coats , skirts , dresses , swimsuits and sack bags . The dress is made from nylon with cords to adjust the shapes and lengths . The dress has a v-neck and is un-lined. The dress is very rare and high sought after.
Norma has said that one day she went to Halston’s brownstone apartment with their mutual friend Victor Hugo . She was told to sit on the floor and close her eyes . Then from the second floor Victor dropped a parachute on her head . He said , ‘I know you’ll do something amazing with that ”

Weight 0.65 kg
Dimensions 32 × 23 × 8 cm
SKU: WNKD-20-80-206 Category: Tags: , , , , , ,
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