PACO RABANNE c. 1996 Vintage Rhodoid Disc Dress
A rare Paco Rabanne DIY rhodoid disc dress from c. 1996, based on Rabanne's iconic disc dress from 1966, one of the most famous and best documented designs in fashion history. This dress is made of hundreds of gold-tone rhodoid discs that are linked with gold-tone metal rings. Side slits. Paco Rabanne metal tag at the back.
Reference picture above: Celia Hammond in Paco Rabanne for Vogue UK, May 1966, shot by David Bailey. Pictures to the left: 1) Kellie Wilson by Jeanloup Sieff for Nova magazine, 1966, 2) Audrey Hepburn in "Two for the Road", 1967, 3) Paco Rabanne's first collection, photo by Jack Robinson for Vogue, April 1, 1966, 4) by Guy Bourdin for Mademoiselle, 1966, 5) Donyale Luna for Vogue, April 1966, by Guy Bourdin, 6) Miley Cyrus promoting her performance at Saturday Night Live with Mark Ronson, Dec 14 2018, via Twitter from Miley Cyrus Germany.
Excellent vintage condition. Minor superficial scratches to the discs throughout, as visible in the pictures.
Will fit a size S as is but is relatively free in size and will adjust to your body due to the flexible construction. Adjustable by repositioning the discs.
Open measurements due to flexible construction
Length approx. 93,0 cm/36.6"