Norma Kamali 80’s parachute coat . 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 coat is made from nylon with cords to adjust the shapes and lengths . The coat has a round neck and a heavy front metal zip, it is un-lined. The coat is very rare and high sought after.
Condition : very good (slight pull in the nylon as shown in the photograph at the back)
Size : US 6 / UK10
Length : 126cms
Waist : 50cms across
Material: 100 % nylon