Francisco Rabaneda Cuervo (aka Paco Rabanne) - "Style is the reflection of a political, social, and artistic moment. Thus it is bound up with all forms of reflective tastes in the epoch in which it is found"
Pierre Alexandre Claudius Balmain was a French fashion designer and founder of leading post-war fashion house Balmain. Known for sophistication and elegance, he described the art of dressmaking as: "the architecture of movement.
Jeanne Lanvin was a French fashion designer and the founder of the Lanvin fashion house.Jeanne Lanvin's skillful use of intricate trimmings, virtuoso embroideries and beaded decorations in clear, light, floral colors became a Lanvin trademark.
Perry Ellis' first stint in New York ended after his graduation from NYU. In 1963 he returned to Virginia and took a job as a sportswear buyer for an upscale department store, Miller & Rhodes, in Richmond, Virginia.