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Trained as an architect in Paris, Paco Rabanne rejected the world of couture, choosing metal rings and plastic rather than needle, thread and cloth. His designs, from garments made of aluminium to paper "throwaway" dresses, were described as unwearable. In the 1960s his accessories - sunglasses made of fur and huge, zany earrings - were a great commercial success. Paco Rab ...more
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My copy's in German, but it doesn't matter when it comes to a designer as radical and timeless as Paco Rabanne. A designer who excelled in Mod fashions employing chain mail, large sequins and other forms of metal for his dresses, the photographs in this wonderful book transecend any language. Every page in this book is suitable for framing and inspirational to any fledgling designer.