We're expecting the house of Paco Rabanne to be the next big thing even though it's been around for more than 40 years. Thus, here are five very important things you need to know about the former designer, the new designer, and why Lady Gaga is all up in its biz. 1. PACO RABANNE HAS...

>> Paco Rabanne has slowly been edging back into the fashion game — first with handbags that hit stores next month, and then with clothing, which is promised soon after. The namesake designer, who has been consulting on the relaunch of Rabanne, recently said : "The Paco Rabanne brand is and...

RETURN OF AN ICON: PACO RABANNE RE-LAUNCHES HANDBAGS By Zandile Blay | January 21st, 2011 Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons re-interprets Paco Rabanne's iconic bag from 1969. Paris – '69 was a very good year for many a reason. A man walked on the moon. The first Concorde Flight. And of...

Garcons to recreate its Le 69 Paco Rabanne bag this season – a slice of arm candy once favoured by the iconic Jane Birkin and Brigitte Bardot, no less. The new business venture will continue each season with new designers putting their talents to the test on some of Paco Rabanne's most...

Indian designer Manish Arora as creative director of sleeping fashion brand Paco Rabanne It's only February, but 2011 is already proving to be the year of the fashion-house revival.Dormant fashion label Thierry Mugler relaunching as "Mugler" during Menswear Fashion Week in Paris last month –...

>> The rumor has been confirmed: Manish Arora is the new creative director of Paco Rabanne , and will show his first collection for the label in October during Paris Fashion Week — for Spring 2012. He will also continue his colorful signature collection, which is also shown in Paris but sells...

's vice president, who apparently has decided to bring Paco Rabanne back into high end fashion. As of January, the Comme des Garçons boutiques will be selling three new Rei Kawakubo versions of the iconic, "1969" coat of mail handbag . Thilloy, far from contenting himself with relaunching...

For the night, she chose a white and gold silk and chainmail dress from Paco Rabanne's Fall 2012 collection and $695 Jimmy Choo Linda Sandals: Check out her dress on the runway, modeled by Fashion Bomb favorite Jasmine Tookes. Her patent leather sandals are classic, featuring buckled...

Maurer took up the position as head of the in-house design team last year, after being promoted from her role as studio design director, and has been responsible for the Paris-based fashion houses ongoing relaunch. According to a spokesman for Paco Rabanne, Maurer brought a "new spirit of...

In keeping with the success of the cult ''69'' bag, pulled out of the archives and relaunched in the Spring of 2011, the House has continued to produce editions of its iconic pieces. A jumpsuit in metal pieces designed in 1970 by Paco Rabanne for Françoise Hardy is reborn in metal mesh, as...

 

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