Paco Rabanne perfumes are part of the Paco Rabanne fashion house that is largely based in France. The founder of the Paco Rabanne perfumes and the fashion house itself is no other than Fransico Rabaneda Cuervo, or popularly known as Paco Rabanne.
Paco Rabanne offers a unique perspective on the fashion world as he was born in Spain and started his fashion house in France. When Paco Rabanne was young, the Spanish Civil war broke out. Fearing for their lives, Paco Rabanne fled together with his family. Paco Rabanne settled in Paris who initially chose to be an architect.
Paco Rabanne's fashion career started when his jewelry designs took the interest of the biggest fashion houses in France. Paco Rabanne's designs often incorporate unconventional materials such as paper and metal. Because of this, he was often referred to as the as "L'Enfant Terrible", or the "Unruly Child" in English.
By 1969, the first perfume came out from the Paco Rabanne and it was mocked as the Calandre, which is a now a legendary scent for women. By 1968, Paco Rabanne built their first perfume factory in Chartres, France. Once again, Paco Rabanne introduced something that is not the "norm" in the perfume industry.
Paco Rabanne's perfumes are known for it's distinctly made perfume bottles and the innovative fragrances. Nowadays, Paco Rabanne's perfumes are produced in union with Puig brand, a third-generation family owned fashion perfume house.
Paco Rabanne houses around 72 perfumes under its brand. The first edition was created way back in 1969, and the newest edition is from 2017. Aside from Puig, Paco Rabanne also collaborates with other perfumers such as Gerard Anthony, Caroline Dumur, Bruno Jovanovic, Beatrice Piquet, Michel Girard, Olivier Pescheux, Christophe Raynaud, Loc Dong, Dominique Ropion, Olivier Polge, Anne Flipo, Veronique Nyberg, Mark Buxton, Fabrice Pellegrin, Emilie (Bevierre), Jean Martel, Jacques Cavallier, Rosendo Mateu, Pierre Wargnye, Olive Cresp, Robert Gonnon, and Michel Hy.