1964 IN FASHION
The groundbreaking "Moon Girl" collection by André Courrèges causes a stir in the scene and kickstarts the futuristic fashion of the Space Age. Paco Rabanne presents his debut collection "12 Experimental Dresses". Rudi Gernreich launches his famous breast-baring monokini, which is about to get officially banned in some countries. Barbara Hulanicki opens the first Biba boutique in London. The job carousel keeps turning: Gerard Pipart is appointed creative director of Nina Ricci. He succeeds Jules-François Crahay, who presents his first collection for Lanvin. The previous Lanvin designer Antonio del Castillo opens his own business.