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Norma Kamali OMO 80’s Khaki Parachute Trousers

£550.00

Norma Kamali 80’s parachute trousers. 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 trousers are made from nylon with cords to adjust the shapes and lengths . The trousers are unlined and zip up at the front . The trousers are very rare and high sought after.
Length : 99 cms
Waist : 37 cms across
Hips : 46 cms
Condition : very good ( ends of some cords are frayed )
Material : 100% nylon
Size : US S /UK 8

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Norma Kamali 80’s parachute trousers. 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 trousers are made from nylon with cords to adjust the shapes and lengths . The trousers are unlined and zip up at the front . The trousers are 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 0.50 kg
Dimensions 32 × 23 × 8 cm
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