Bring 'em back!

Discussion in 'Underwear, Clothing, and Appearance Issues' started by B_Lightkeeper, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. B_Lightkeeper

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    I'm talking about the "parachute" type material used late 70's - early 80's in pants and swimwear.

    If anyone has photos, please post. I'm sure younger members may not know what I'm talking about.
     
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    Oh I had some of those... not sure if I have any photo evidence. Be careful what you wish for... I recently found a picture of myself wearing a hot pink jacket with gigantic shoulder pads and porsche wrap around sunglasses and mega gigantic hair.
     
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    clothes made with that cloth were really nice. let's bring them back.
     
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    Yeah I agree, great for showing bulges and VPL's. I have a picture somewhere of a friend in one of those bathing suits with nothing on underneath. If I can find it, I may have to crop off his face before I scan it.
     
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    now I'm curious -- somebody post!

    please!
     
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    Crimplene . was the in thing fr me
    (only lasted a season - from memory-ha)
    Brother married in a suit made of Crimplene
    needless to say the Groom (me) and Groomsman had Matching Blue Crimplene suits..
    mmmm Lovely..ha
    a few of the younger Gen Nephews & Nieces have commented they are GORGEOUS
    think theyre only being Nice to there Uncles
    enz
    it did have a habit of showing the bulge tho..?
     
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    I never saw a suit or even a coat made out of them - maybe I'm lucky? :wink:

    I do know swimwear besides being fast drying left little to the imagination. :tongue:
     
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    This was NZ the late 60,s
    yuk' .. i feel sick now? haha
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    I'm not sure they were of Crimplene. Ones I remember (darn..I'm telling my age sorta!) were shiny ripstop nylon, Fast drying and pants usually had zippered pockets on butt and legs. Swimwear usually had velcro fly enclosure.

    Check out this link www.parachute-pants.com/store/index
     
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    I believe synthetics and plastics were coming in at the time and it sure was a totally new era - non crease etc..but i think you could sure work up a sweat wearing it
    ....eeewww
    like it couldnt breath (whatever they call it)
    Looking at that site...different material i imagine
    enz
     
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