Paco Robanne 1960 Mary Quant, Paco Rabanne, Pierre Cardin, Emanuel Ungaro and Hubert de Givenchy were popular French and English designers, while Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta and James Galanos were American stars.
Mini Dress, Paco Rabanne: ca. 1967, aluminum plates and brass wire. "This mini dress made of aluminum plates sums up work of Paco Rabanne, known as the "Metal Worker." The inorganic metal "fabric" makes a striking contrast against the skin. It is one of the monumental dresses of the 1960s, implicating of androids' glowing hard skin in science fiction..."