Mom & son fled the Spanish Civil War in 1939 and landed in France, at which point he became Paco Rabanne. Although he studied architecture - at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts - Rabanne created costume jewelry for the great couture houses of the day: Balenciaga, Nina Ricci,...

It's no secret to the readers of this blog that I am absolutely in love with the Proenza Schouler PS1. I now have a new Proenza Schouler handbag to add to my list of handbag obsessions, the Proenza Schouler Shopping Tote. Photo courtesy of 5th/58th The handbag is designed to look like a...

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,...

Could it be, I wondered? And yes, when I read the fine print in the photo copy, it was indeed a vintage bedspread by none other than design master Paco Rabanne. The lucky owner who gets to snuggle with this Paco every night? That would be art dealer Brent Sikkema, owner of Sikkema Jenkins...

'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...

The design statement called the collection a "new translation of Paco Rabanne's assemblage technique" that was meant to evoke packaging. Silhouettes were a thoughtful combination of vintage & new with some futuristic concepts like workman's jumpsuits that Hollywood seems to push ad...

a bottle of Paco Rabanne's new chic fragrance, Lady Million. Based off of Rabanne's already wildly popular men's fragrance, One Million, Lady Million was inspired by original elegance, and of course, wealth and riches. Lady Million represents that fiery character and sensuality that is inside...

Iggy Pop, he of the stringy body and the stringier hair (and also, you know, decades of pretty good music) is set to be the face of a new fragrance from Paco Rabanne. Women's Wear Dailyreports that the singer will lend his image to all the marketing and advertising for Black XS L'Excès, a...

Manish Arora + Paco Rabanne: New Delhi-based designer Manish Arora is the new creative director of Paco Rabanne. { WWD , subscription required} Kate Spade Hops Across the Pond: Kate Spade, whose creative director Deborah Lloyd is British, will set up its first permanent UK store later on...

Meanwhile, Paco Rabanne was one of the most noticed brands of the Sixties, a designer who launched his brand in 1966 with a collection titled ‘12 Experimental and Unwearable Dresses in Contemporary Materials' and whose shiny science fiction pieces lead to a popular label of today. The new...

 

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