In 1969, Paco Rabanne unveiled a bag made of metal plates that quickly became a must have accessory– Brigitte Bardot, Françoise Hardy and Catherine Deneuve were fans. Join Susan as she meets current designer, Judy Blame, and discovers a perfect bag to take dancing. Then drop by the Hôtel de...

Sixties born Franco-Spanish fashion label Paco Rabanne has gone some what unnoticed in the industry for a while now, despite gaining new creative direction from Patrick Robinson in 1999 until 2006, but thanks to Manish Arora , all that's about to change. Admired for his love of colour and...

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 –...

Susan Tabak home Paco Rabanne's Le 69 accessories on display at the Crillon As we neared the end of the Prêt-à-Porter, fashion fatigue began setting in. Luckily, Paco Rabanne was showing its Le 69 accessories collection at the Hôtel de Crillon, so I didn't have far to go. And as soon as I...

Manish Arora for Paco Rabanne Everyone knows how much Shades&Coffee loves Manish Arora, so we (myself and contributor Jona) were thrilled to hear that the French fashion house, Paco Rabanne, had announced that Manish Arora would be the new creative director of its womenswear collection,...

No longer are thin espadrilles or canvas trainers suitable for puddled streets and torrential downpours – we need something more robust that is able to withstand the elements. Boots are the perfect option; the definition of practical style. Today I am going to be breaking down the two KEY...

wearing Manish Arora at the 2010 American Music Awards, Katy Perry wearing Manish Arora at the 2010 MTV Japan Video Music Awards) The sharp-edged styles at Paco Rabanne declined over the years and the label hasn't shown a runway collection since 2006. Now that Delhi-based designer Manish...

This Rick Owens collection was very pleasantly surprising, and different to what I expected. It feels like he has been inspired by the minimalism trend, and he has incorporated the simple, bold shapes into his signature looks. Owens ‘ version of minimalism still has his edgy handwriting, and...

The Ankle Boots are one of the most important trend for the women footwear. In the upcoming Fall/Winter 2011 that shoesare back in more than one way. A version that we love a lot is this Chelsea inspiration with the typical rubber band on the sides. Brown or black? Continue after the jump for...

The Dark Arts–Rick Owens' man finds himself somewhere in between fencing and racing for the designer's latest chapter. Kicking off the season with fitted ensembles, high-waist trousers made the perfect companion to narrow tops, cut to perfection. Moving on to suiting as a more traditional turn...

 

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