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Norma Kamali OMO 80’s Parachute Khaki Coat

£1,250.00

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

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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.
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 1.00 kg
Dimensions 37 × 25 × 15 cm
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