PACO RABANNE RESORT 2017 COLLECTION
The Paco Rabanne Resort 2017 collection, was inspired by the 1990s as Creative Director Julien ...
November 28, 2016
The Paco Rabanne Resort 2017 collection, was inspired by the 1990s as Creative Director Julien Dossena looked to the more obscure reference of Mathieu Kassovitz’s cult Parisian movie, La Haine, a moody affair about disillusioned kids in the city’s suburbs.
Dossena has emerged as a worthy torchbearer of Rabanne’s principles. Speaking the language of futurism in clothes comes naturally to Dossena, inflected as his work is with a realistic sense of streetwear.
Echoing the moody sportswear of the film – all-white boiler suits, ruched, sweatpant-style waistbands and drawstring hoodies. This is Paco Rabanne, and so the house’s original codes remain at play – a sort of Space Age, 1960s, revitalised by Dossena’s very modern vision of womanhood.
His use of silver metallics in jeans and chunky-soled loafers, and his mod white A-line minidresses, ripstop nylon jumpsuits, bombers, and track pants might have a slightly spaceship accent to them. The collection features chic, spongy black tailoring in the asymmetric belted kilt and formfitting T-shirt in one sense, super-enviable modern Parisian style in another. Otherwise, Dossena honors Rabanne’s heritage of chain links and chain mail in handbags.