CLEMMER, Jean/ RABANNE, Paco
Editions Pierre Belfond
14" x 10 1/2"
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The original French version (Later published in England as Canned Candies) of the collaboration between photographer Jean Clemmer and fashion designer Paco Rabanne best known for his skimpy chain mail dresses. Nudes are photographed draped in Rabanne's signature dresses, skirts and jewelry. Sexy stuff beautifully printed in this oversized volume a classic fashion book of the sixties.
Francisco Rabaneda Cuervo (18 February 1934 – 3 February 2023), more commonly known under the pseudonym of Paco Rabanne, was a Spanish and French fashion designer.
Rabanne rose to prominence as an enfant terrible of the fashion world in the 1960s with his use of unconventional materials such as metal and plastic in his clothing, and for his incorporation of futuristic elements in his designs, gaining notoriety for his space age style. He collaborated with a range of iconic fashion houses and designed costumes for films, such as Barbarella. Rabanne was also the recipient of several awards, including the Legion of Honour, which recognized his contributions to the arts and fashion.