Parachute pants were first used by the early break dancers. They used nylon as the main material to construct jump suits and trousers. These pants could endure contact during the breakdancing and they also reduced friction during the break dancing. Due to the use of nylon in making parachute, the pants became to be known as parachute pants. They were also called parachute pants because of their baggy cuts.
The parachute pants are usually made of light-weight synthetic fibers which makes the parachute pants more fashionable than for break dancing.
Types of parachute pants
There are various designs of parachute pants. Some parachute pants are made of jeans while others are made of other fabrics. This makes the pants available and accessible by almost all kinds of people. For example, if you do not like the ones made of jeans, you can still find your way in those made by other fabrics.
The parachute pants also come with different colors, hues, pattern and shades. These types give you an elegant look, trendy or casual look. There is also boot cut jeans type of the parachute pants. This type is recommended for the heavy people most so the ones with the slightly flared base.
The brightly colored pants are meant to suit the wearer in the case to entertain his or her audience during the performance. The pants are also fitted with pockets, extra zippers, and folds. These extra features add an aesthetic value to the pants.