Paco Rabanne is rightfully considered one of the most creative fashion designers in the modern fashion world.
Paco Raban (born Francisco Rabaneda y Cuervo) was born in the Basque Country (Spain) in 1934. After the death of his father, when Paco was 5 years old, the family moved to Paris. The mother began working for the then-famous designer Cristobal Balenciaga, which brought the boy closer to the fashion world.
At the age of 18, Paco Raban entered the National School of Fine Arts in the department of architecture. In order to pay for his education, he began to invent and design jewelry and various trifles for Balenciaga. A little later, he began working with such venerable fashion idols as Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent and Givenchy, making bags, belts and other accessories for them.
His products using modern and unusual materials (such as high-quality plastics) attracted more and more attention from young buyers. Over time, Raban began to create clothes, and already in 1965, his first costumes were sold in thousands of copies. In the same year, the fashion designer changed his name to Paco Raban. And in 1966, the first collection was already presented to the fashion world, consistingof 12 models made of modern materials: metal, plastic, paper. This unusual design decision stirred up the fashion world, and the collection did not go unnoticed by critics or the international press.
The first Paco Raban perfume was released already in 1969. They were called Calandre and belonged to women's fragrances.
A little later, the first men's perfume Pour Homme from Paco Rabann came out with mixed notes of flowers and wood, thus turning the perfume world upside down.
Perfume "Paco Rabana", consisting of unusual compositions, is always an exquisite, sophisticated fragrance, elegant bottles with an aura of mystical overtones, intertwined with the passion of the great maestro - astrology.
Since the first perfumes had enchanting success and popularity, the master did not stop there, and in 1979 a new amazing women's perfume called Metal was released. An unusual combination of floral chypre with a slightly bitter basil and hyacinth beginning and a soft opening with a metallic aftertaste at the end was created for young and bright women who are in love with life and do not hide it. A little later, this eau de toilette received its continuation in Eau de Metal, the composition of which was more delicate, but no less sonorous.
The birth of a new intriguing fragrance did not keep the public waiting: in 1985, the new perfume "Paco Raban" was presented - La Nuit women's perfume for passionate and sensual ladies. Perfumes that give beauty andappeal, composed of floral tones of rose and jasmine, diluted with the sweetness of white honey and peach. Exotics add notes of pepper, patchouli, and finally - notes of oak moss. This fragrance has not lost its uniqueness to this day.
The designer did not bypass the creation of unisex fragrances suitable for both men and women. Paco was released in 1995 and, a little later, Paco Energy. These fragrances are designed for young, energetic and stylish people of the modern metropolis. They carry the freshness of citrus fruits, notes of bergamot and coriander, lavender, musk and sandalwood.
Hits of the perfume collection
Women's perfume Ultraviolet has become an undoubted hit of perfume creations. Released in 1999 in an unusual and fantastic dark purple hemisphere bottle, they immediately attracted attention. The fragrance is designed for women who are strong, self-confident and have a clear mind.
This successful perfume was continued in paired fragrances: the men's Ultrared Man in 2007 and the women's Ultrared in 2008. This duo is designed for fashionable and energetic youth.
Ultrared Man brings fresh and invigorating notes of blood orange to sensual patchouli and sexy vanilla for that heart-pounding, feeling-bump feeling.
Women's Ultrared for those ladies who seek adventure and thirst for risk. The bright red, challenging bottle contains an absolutely enchanting composition with notesstrawberries and currants mixed with marshmallows and anise. The owners of these fragrances will never be left in the shadows.
One of the most popular and recognizable perfumes are "Paco Rabana XS" for women. Released back in 1993, they became the basis of a whole galaxy of fragrances with the abbreviation XS. They help their owner to liberate themselves, feel the power of their attractiveness and charm any men who will fall in love and admire her.
The line continued with XS por Homme for men, XS Extreme Girl for women.
In 2005, women's and men's remakes of the legendary XS - Black XS were released, which remain at the top of the perfume hit parade of any stylish modern person. The Black XS fragrances are continued in various versions, including summer and limited editions, so these perfumes can be found for every taste.
Perfume "Paco Raban Million" (1 Million) can safely take first place among other fragrances of this brand. This sophisticated and refined composition for men is beautiful, accomplished and self-confident, capable of evoking a feeling of admiration. For its owner, this toilet water will be a reliable ally, because this world is ruled by money, which helps to achieve the intended goals, but which at the same time put up barriers. The women's version of Lady Million was released under the motto: a real man should be accompanied by a "million dollar woman". That says it all.
Line collection 1Million is rich in its continuation and is replenished with new products to this day.
News from "Paco Raban"
The fashion house constantly replenishes its collection with perfume novelties.
Perfume "Olympia" Paco Raban devoted to the image of modern Cleopatra, a beautiful girl like a deity. An unusual combination of notes gives this exciting oriental-woody fragrance divine pomposity and unique charm. The notes of sensual vanilla, the freshness of flowers, enhanced by ginger lily and jasmine, will seduce anyone who touches them.
Perfume "Olympia" Paco Raban released in addition to the men's Invictus (2013), whose name translates as "invincible".
Black XS lines have been replenished with new fragrances of the last few years:
Female: Black XS Be a Legend Debbie Harry, Black XS Potion for Her.
Men: Black XS Be a Legend Iggy Pop, Black XS Potion for Him.
The 1 Million line was continued in the men's 1 Million Cologne (2015), women's Lady Million Eau My Gold (2014)!
Cost and where to buy
Despite the eminent creator and the assignment of Paco Rabana products to the elite class of perfumery, perfumes and toilet waters are affordable for a wide range of buyers. This is largely due to the wide selection of fragrances of this brand, as well as the marketing policy aimed at attracting young buyers.
It is not difficult to find Paco Rabana perfumes for sale, theyare sold in any major chain stores of cosmetics and perfumes, as well as in specialized online stores.