>> 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...

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,...

The foundation of the fashion house was laid with Paco Rabanne's first collection titled ‘12 Unwearable Dresses in Contemporary Materials'. "The Paco Rabanne House must invent other things, touch different universes, have a different outlook and reach out to the public differently. From now...

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...

forces with Commes des 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...

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 –...

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,...

Paco Rabanne, the label that once rocked the fashion world with outrageous designs, has been given a second life. These days Paco Rabanne is best known now for its successful perfume lines but once upon a time it was the quintessential label of the Sixties. The first step in reinventing the...

Last June, we reported that Lydia Maurer, previously of Givenchy and Yves Saint Laurent, had been appointed as the new artistic director of Paco Rabanne. Now, just shy of a year later, the French fashion house has announced that they are parting ways with the young designer. While the...

Paco Rabanne 1 Million Intense - 100ml EDT - $94 - A spicy-woody-oriental fragrance touted as the embodiment of extravagance and an intensified and deeper version of the original with top notes of fresh and spicy notes of blood mandarin, cardamom, black pepper and saffron; heart notes of rose...

 

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