The fashion world has been rocked by the news of the death of one of its most iconic designers, Paco Rabanne. The Spanish-born designer, who was 88 years old, was celebrated for his revolutionary and often avant-garde designs. His creations, which often featured metallic materials, were some of the most memorable in the industry.

Rabanne was born Francisco Rabaneda Cuervo in 1934 in Spain. He moved to Paris in the 1950s, where he studied architecture and began working in fashion. He worked for designers such as Balenciaga, Courreges, and Givenchy, and in 1966 he launched his own label.

Rabanne’s designs quickly became popular, and he was known for his use of unconventional materials such as metal, paper, and plastic. He was also known for his use of bright colors and innovative cuts. His designs were often seen on the red carpet, and he was a favorite of celebrities such as Nicole Kidman and Rihanna.

Rabanne was also known for his collaborations with other designers and brands. He worked with the likes of Balmain, Alexander McQueen, and H&M. He also created a successful fragrance line, which included the popular “1 Million” scent.

Rabanne’s death marks the end of an era in fashion. His designs were revolutionary and often ahead of their time. He was a true innovator, and his legacy will remain in the fashion world for years to come.