This was Thursday: 1966 Metal Mode

rabanne was “not so much a couturier but a metalworker” – coco chanel

Paco Rabanne, enfant terrible of French fashion in the 60s, was one of the first to use black models – here Donyale Luna, the first African American to appear on the cover of British Vogue, was photographed by Richard Avedon wearing one of Rabanne’s controversial metal and plastic link creations.

Anyone in a dress that radical would have needed this as an accessory…

1966 Shelby Superformance 427 SC Cobra1966 Shelby Superformance 427 SC Cobra

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Richard Avedon
Paco Rabanne
Shelby Cobra
1966