Maximal Comfort, Maximal Style: Shop Parachute Pants and Skirts Edit

Maximal Comfort, Maximal Style: Shop Parachute Pants and Skirts Edit

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Maximal Comfort, Maximal Style: Shop Parachute Pants and Skirts Edit

This mid-nineties trend is making a comeback.

This mid-nineties trend is making a comeback.

Text: Maddie Street

Parachute Pants: Pants that you fly away in. 

Just kidding. Sadly the fashion industry has not collaborated with Elon Musk yet. Elon, if you're reading this and have stepped away from Twitter, just think about it. 

In this case, parachute refers to what the mid-Nineties referred to as 'Nylon Jeans.' With notable fashion conglomerates like Bottega Veneta and Alexander McQueen spearheading the moment, many have hopped aboard the parachute pants era. Through careful refinement, reinvention, and the imbuement of possibility, parachute pants have become a staple in the closets of Bella Hadid, Hailey Baldwin, Jennifer Aniston, and many other star-studded celebs. Whether you thrift it or are leaning towards lavish, we are here to help.

Bottega Veneta

Trousers

Courtesy of FWRD

$1900, FWRD

Alexander McQueen

Gathered Cotton-Poplin Midi Skirt

Courtesy of Net-A-Porter

$1360, Net-A-Porter

Dsquared2

Parachute Maxi Skirt

Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

$773, Neiman Marcus

Y's by Yohji Yamamoto

S-Gather String Skirt

Courtesy of VRSNL

$680, VRSNL

Dion Lee

Parachute Tapered Trousers

Courtesy of Farfetch

$490, Farfetch

Free People

One Step Ahead Parachute Pants

Courtesy of Free People

$168, Free People

Alo Yoga

It Girl Pant

Courtesy of Alo Yoga

$114, Alo Yoga

Jaded London

Vintage Grey Midi Cargo Skirt

Courtesy of Jaded London

$91, Jaded London

Credits: Header + Thumbnail Credits: Photography by @InezandVinoodh Casting by @itboygregk(@gkldprojects) Makeup by @fulviafarolfi(@bryanbantryagency) Hair by @ward_s_official(@thewallgroup) Manicure by @megumiyamamotonyc(@susanpricenyc) Special Thanks To @locknj(@dnamodels) Saskia is wearing the CHANEL Spring-Summer 2021 Ready-to-Wear collection by @virginieviardthanks to @mariondestenay and @aurelieduclos

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