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Space-age fashion designer Paco Rabanne dies at 88

Paco Rabanne, the designer who shocked the world in the 88 years with his futuristic vision of fashion has died. He was 88 years old at the time.

Jane FondaBarbara in Paco Rabanne.

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Rabanne made her French fashion debut at 88 with a presentation titled “Manifesto: Unwearable Dresses in Contemporary Materials”, which includes pieces made of paper, metal and plastic, among other unusual products. It The influence in contemporary culture was almost immediate. That same year, his collection became the basis for many of the outfits in William Klein’s cult classic film Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo?, a fashion industry at the time man of the hour. Rabanne was also responsible for the iconic costumes for Jane Fonda’s 1999 movie Barbarella .

Rabanne retired on 1999, the company briefly closed and then revived on

. Julien Dossena has been creative director there since 2013.

Full obituary will be released soon.

Francoise Hardy and Salvador Dali in Paco Laban.

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