Spotted: AllSaints Parachute dress #Fashion#black dress Updated Dec 17 2019 (Posted May 31 2010) Offbeat Editors When I stumbled upon this avant-garde number that blue-haired bride Zoetica is wearing, I literally jumped off the couch and cheered, I was that excited. She just so happens to be wearing an AllSaints dress, specifically their now-discontinued Parachute Long Dress in washed black. I freakin' LOVE AllSaints. This dreamy mess of fabric is inspired by an original wartime parachute. It consists of ten meters of double-layered cotton, yet it manages to appear flowy and lightweight. The best part of the Parachute dress is that each individual dress comes with fifteen ties that enable the wearer to bunch, twist and tie the fabric in a variety of different ways in order to make their own unique silhouette. In other words, no two dresses are alike ladies! Sure, to the ordinary eye it just looks like a jumble of fabric but on the right person with the right shoes and hair, it can be stunning. Not to mention it also comes in a short white version for you pseudo-traditional types! Check them out… Related Post These dreamy Disney-inspired gowns make us believe in fairy tales again Disney Style just shared the Paolo Sebastian Spring/Summer 2018 show collection of Disney-inspired gowns and we were floored. They're all subtle nods to Cinderella, Snow... Read more Sadly, the dress has been discontinued (BOOOOOO!!!!), but this one is allllllmost as good. PREVIOUS Leila & Don's home-made barn party with a wedding and tattoos NEXT Alex & Scott's subterranean, music-snob's dream wedding Show/Hide comments [ 14 ] My Italian grandmother and Cajun grandfather met in Italy during WWI where he was stationed and they were married shortly after the war ended in Rome. There wasn't any material in the city for a dress so my great-grandmother stitched my grandmother a wedding dress made out of the parachute that saved my grandfather's life when he had to eject out of his plane during battle! It's nice to see she wasn't the only one with that idea! Reply My Oma also got married during the war. She was a seamstress and made her wedding outfit out of parachutes. Reply That is probably the most BAD ASS wedding dress story I've ever heard. WOW! Reply Wow that is an incredibly touching story! Reply Thanks! When I got married in March, we hung up all three generations (grandma, me and mom) of wedding dresses and had our photographer take a portrait. My mom cried of course. Reply Any chance you can share it with us?!!! Reply I am so in love with that dress. Reply Bagh!!! I'm loving this dress! Go AllSaints! Reply i WANT that dress!!!! Reply I have it, never worn. Do you want it? Reply OMG, I LOVE this!! Thank you so much for sharing!! Now the big question.. can I afford it?! Reply That dress is all kinds of awesome!!! I, too, would LOVE to see pics or read the full story of the parachute dress mentioned by the above poster! That is awesome – getting married in an actual parachute, which is a serious parachute from a REAL war, which actually SAVED the life of your husband? ROCK ON!!! Reply Love love love. They have kid's clothing too!!! I'm dying here. Reply I know it's SO incredible! I died when I found it as well 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.