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Metallic Samurai Suit – Haute Couture – Fall-Winter 90/91

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Price: 0.993 ETH

Item Left: 1/201

 

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The owner of this 1/1 NFT will not only be invited as a VIP guest to a Paco Rabanne show, but will also be invited to the Paco Rabanne atelier in Paris, to have a custom physical version of the archive piece made-to-measure. Construction of the piece will require over 220 hours of painstaking work by the atelier team who will need to assemble 5000 paillettes with 10,500 metal rings using the actual mould from the original design

The Metallic Samurai Suit was the opening look of the Fall-Winter 90/91 show and saw Rabanne’s return to working with his signature ‘unwearable’ metal – his fondness of which had lead to Coco Chanel nicknaming him “the metallurgist of fashion” 

Inspired by samurai uniforms, this armour-like suit consists of metallic squares reminiscent of those on butchers’ aprons, which were pieced together using wire, glue and hammers. The way he broke tradition with conventional methods of dressmaking was in line with the way he broke social norms by speaking out for female liberation:

“In France, during the ’60s women emerged to be warriors because they needed to affirm their desire of emancipation, freedom, and liberty. The armor was almost necessary.”

All intellectual property rights pertaining to this NFT remain the exclusive property of Paco Rabanne. The visual elements of this NFT cannot in any way be used in any form whatsoever, with the exception of private and free representations made exclusively within a family circle and reproductions strictly reserved for the private use of the copier and not intended for collective use, and free representations in digital environment called metaverse.

This Utility NFT, includes the right to request one physical made-to-measure Suit from PACO RABANNE according to the Terms and Conditions of UNIVERSE NFTS. This right will be exhausted once redeemed and will not be transferred with the NFT resale.

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