Day 3 @ DCW 2012: Anju Modi’s Ode To Bengal & Manish Arora’s Global Flavour

It was a satisfying day – the Day 3 at PCJ Delhi Couture Week 2012. Anju Modi’s Indian Couture and Manish Arora’s Global Couture were exhilarating. Thanks to Manish, we got a much-needed break from saree, shararas and lehengas. I strongly suggest my colleagues and peers to discard ‘press release’ so that one has an […]

Manish Arora’s Metallic & Neon Fiesta at Paris Fashion Week S/S 2012

Manish Arora showed sequin dresses, cage-like bodices and slim neon pants depicting ‘Alien Beauties’ at the Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012. Models walked the runway with tribal-inspired makeup. A mix of metallics and neon made the collection rather dramatic but Manish claims to have kept the look ‘Quiet’ and stated, “I’m keeping the crazy but it’s a […]

Carla Bruni walked for Paco Rabanne in 1995 in a daring dress

Here’s some more on Paco Rabanne, the doyen of unwearable and bizarre designs. Former model and now the French First Lady, Carla Bruni walked for Paco Rabanne in 1995. Look at the picture below of Carla Bruni in one of Rabanne’s daring designs.While browsing through Rabanne’s historical creations, it doesn’t come as a surprise why […]

Didn’t We say so – Manish Arora the new Creative Director of Paco Rabanne?

Fashionscandal was the first to break the news of Manish Arora being appointed as the Creative director of Paco Rabanne. We published this as early as 22nd December 2010. Here is the link to that post: http://www.fashionscandal.com//wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=1088 Many rubbished the news but I stuck to it as it was TRUE. Truth wins and Fashionscandal is […]

Manish Arora appointed Creative Director of Paco Rabanne

This is probably the biggest news for Indian Fashion. Though yet unconfirmed, well-placed sources tell that Paco Rabanne has tapped designer Manish Arora as creative lead on the brand’s RTW revival. Legendary 1960s fashion house Paco Rabanne was best known for its innovative approach to materials and construction. Rabanne famously costumed Barbarella and created glittering gold and silver dresses from linked metal […]