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How Did Paco Rabanne Die ? His Cause of Death Explained

Paco Rabanne cause of death:

 :Spanish fashion designer,Francisco Rabaneda Cuervo commonly known as Paco Rabanne has died at the age of 88 in Portsall, Brittany.

His death was confirmed by Puig, the parent company of his brands, which said he had “marked generations with his radical vision of fashion and his legacy will live on”.

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Paco Rabanne cause of death
Paco Rabanne cause of death

Who Is Paco Rabanne

Paco Rabanne was born 18 February 1934 in the Basque town of Pasaia, Gipuzkoa province. His father, a Republican Colonel, was executed by Francoist troops during the Spanish Civil War. Rabanne’s mother was chief seamstress at Cristóbal Balenciaga‘s first couture house in Donostia, Basque Country, and moved Rabanne’s family when he opened Balenciaga in Paris in 1937, due to the Spanish Civil War.

Paco Rabanne’s career details

In mid-1950s Paris, while studying architecture at l’École Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Rabanne earned money making fashion sketches for Dior and Givenchy, and shoe sketches for Charles Jourdan, nevertheless he subsequently took a job with France’s foremost developer of reinforced concrete, Auguste Perret, working there for over ten years

He started his career in fashion by creating jewelry for Givenchy, Dior, and Balenciaga and founded his own fashion house in 1966. He used unconventional material such as metal, paper, and plastic for his metal couture and outlandish and flamboyant designs. For the debut of his namesake brand in 1966, he presented “Manifesto: 12 unwearable dresses in contemporary material.

Rabanne is known for the green costume worn by Jane Fonda in the 1968 science-fiction film Barbarella. Françoise Hardy was a big fan of Rabanne’s designs. For Tour 1996 and the resulting Live à Bercy, singer Mylène Farmer had Rabanne do her live-concert stage costumes.

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1968, he began collaborating with fragrance company Puig, which resulted in the company marketing Rabanne’s perfumes.In 1976, the company built a perfume factory in Chartres, France.

In the 1980s, in Brazil, his men’s perfume brand registration was forfeited due to a court judgement that the brand was never officially present in Brazil despite heavy advertising and a strong local awareness.

The court reasoned that because the Puig’s local distributor was smuggling perfume into Brazil, the company could not show proof of payment of import duties. It took six or seven years to recover his brand name in Brazil. In 1994, Rabanne first released his scent called XS.

Paco Rabanne death cause

The death of Francisco Rabaneda y Cuervo – Rabanne’s birth name – was confirmed by a spokesperson for Spanish group Puig, which controls the Paco Rabanne label he exited two decades ago .His cause of death has not yet been announced.

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