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A Legendary French Fashion House Returns

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"In the '60s, André Courrèges was one of the most copied designers on the planet — though his fashions at times seemed like they came from another world. Along with his contemporaries Paco Rabanne, Rudi Gernreich, and Pierre Cardin, Courrèges was a staunch futurist. His Sputnik sweethearts were clad in abbreviated A-line skirts, go-go boots, and the kind of sunglasses that declared, "unobscured vision is for squares." Some found the vision infantilizing: In 1964, the Associated Press sniffed,"The current pride of Paris, André Courrèges, stops just short of diapers in giving age-conscious American women the youngest collection of clothes ever cut in adult sizes.” The article was a reaction to his Moon Girl collection, in which the models wore baby bonnets. In 1965, Voguewondered, "Is Courrèges Wearable?"

By The New York Times' Cut Magazine

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Eastpak joins forces with Courrèges for a new collaboration.

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Courrèges AW 14-15 Arriving Soon!

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"My style accompanies a silhouette, a way of moving through life.” - André Courrèges French designer André Courrèges, known for his ultra-modern, space age designs, began his design career working at the Jeanne Lafaurie and Balenciaga fashion design houses. In 1961 Courrèges, with his wife Coqueline, opened his own house, „Maison de Courreges, “ where he became known as the father of the mini-skirt and the shift dress, known back then as the "MOON GIRL" look. Today Courrèges is ninety and his label this season is set to work up a "youthquake." Since it was acquired a couple of years ago...

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