Mint condition lightweight black virgin wool, boxy, minimalist shape, rare collectable. Armpit to armpit 23.5 inches. Shoulder to hem 23.5 inches. At the height of its popularity in the early-mid 1980s, parachute' was appearing in music videos and was being worn by celebrities on and off stage, including madonna, mick jagger, peter gabriel, george michael, duran duran, and david bowie.
Parachute clothes were also in the wardrobe department of the 1980s iconic television show miami vice. The big shouldered look was waning in the early 1990s, leading harry parnass and nicola pelly to close down their parachute brand in 1993.