Parachute pants, parachute pants are the fall 2022 trend

Fall/Winter 2022-2023 fashion trends

The parachute pants that we loved so much in the early 2000s are one of the hottest trends for Fall/Winter 2022-23: how to match them for every occasion.

Author: Beatrice Manca

from left: Ferragamo, Dsquared2, Andreas Kronthaler to Vivienne Westwood

Fall/Winter 2022-2023 fashion trends

The most attentive had already noticed at the end of the summer, when the hashtag #parachute exploded on TikTok: the paratrooper pants that we loved so much in the early 2000s are back in fashion and are one of the strongest trendsAutumn/Winter 2022-23. Merit (or guilt) of Gen Z, who appreciate comfort andY2K aesthetics, the two features that made the new fashion parachute pants so successful. From Isabel Marant for Louis Vuittonthe brands indulged in colorful, satiny or tailored reinterpretations of the famous loose-fitting pants with drawstrings.

Skydiving pants, from breakdancing to catwalks

The name suggests that parachute pants originated as part of military attire, but parachute dancers breakdance in the late nineties. The first models were in nylon and its flowing line helped with movements: the idea of ​​a “parachute” that opens in flight, however, was linked to the pants that, thanks to the laces at the ankles, inflate with air.

missoni parachute pants
missoni parachute pants

Be careful not to confuse them with cargo: the parachute pants are distinguished by their wide, relaxed line and the presence of a double drawstring at the waist and ankles. They usually don’t have big pockets and are made of technical fabric, but the Fall/Winter shows have repurposed them in a thousand variations of style and color. Brunello Cucinelli and Ferragamo remember military colors with green and beige models to wear with combat boots.

Brunello Cucinelli's parachute pants
Brunello Cucinelli’s parachute pants

Andreas Khrontaler for Vivienne WestowwodMaryling and Isabel Marant instead, they offer them in muted colors and bright, almost satiny fabrics, with a nod to the 2000s pop scene. From the catwalks to the big chains, parachute pants quickly appeared in the collections of Generation Z’s landmark brands. , like Pull & Bear, in colorful and ultra-pop versions.

Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood
Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood

How to match parachute pants (copying the stars)

If at the beginning of the millennium they were Britney Speas, Jennifer Aniston and Ciara, today they are style icons like Bella Hadid AND Hailey Bieber to show them off, pairing them with minimalist tops and designer sneakers. Among the fans of baggy pants there are Deva Cassel: Monica Bellucci’s daughter model showed off parachute pants for a relaxing afternoon, paired with a cropped top.

Isabel Marant
Isabel Marant

The trump card of parachutes is comfort: to combine them in a more formal way, however, you can play with volume contrasts. A fitted turtleneck and a pair of black combat boots, for example, are a great solution for autumn days. For the evening, they can be worn with a bodysuit, a square-shouldered blazer or a long coat, following the catwalk trends. NB: the 2000s playlist is a must.

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