Photo: Getty Images 3. PACO RABANNE DID THE COSTUMES FOR THE CULT FILM BARBARELLA. OK, have you ever seen ? It's a classic of the cult sci-fi variety but is also notable for its use and non-use of artfully designed clothing. (In a nutshell, it's a whole lotta nakie people frolicking...

Who:Paco Rabanne Why I'm excited: Manish Arora is helming the revival of this 60s house of flamboyance. Win. What we liked: hips!, sharp shoulders, the alligator shatter effect, metallic, crazy hats, paper dresses, perfect fits

Starting with Spring 2012, Manish Arora was brought in for what ended up as a short two season stint, premiering his first collection - above - which looked more like it belonged on the runway across town at Mugler (during the reign of Thierry). Critical response was mixed and sales said to...

Le69 Paco Rabanne and an exclusive collection of jewellery pieces inspired by the bag. Indian designer Manish Arora joins Paco Rabanne in the role of Creative Director of Women's Wear. His first SS12 collection for the house will be presented as part of the official Paris show calendar in...

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...

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...

Paris Fashion Week SS13: Manish Arora, Paco Rabanne Who: Manish Arora What it made us think of: India hopped up on candy What we liked: fish scale armor leggings, sheer leggings, geometric animal heads, jewelry prints, jeweled belts, fish scale everything What we didn't: Some of this went...

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...

Lydia Maurer has been appointed the new artistic director of women's ready-to-wear at Paco Rabanne. The 29-year-old German-born designer replaces Manish Arora, who left the company last month. Maurer worked for Martine Sitbon, Yves Saint Laurent, and Givenchy after graduating from the Studio...

split, they released a statement via WWD, which said Maurer "brought a new spirit of femininity and modernity" and "contributed to raising the profile of the house on the international fashion stage." That sounds amicable to us. The designer shakeup might seem sudden, but considering that...

 

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