In this file photo taken on January 20, 1999, Spanish Designer Paco Rabanne checks a dress before his 1999 Spring/Summer haute-couture collection, in Paris. Image Credit: AFP

Paris: Spanish fashion designer Paco Rabanne, known for his eccentric clothing designs and for founding one of the world's best-known fragrance brands, died on Friday at the age of 88.

Rabanne's death was confirmed to AFP by the parent company of his brand, who said he had "marked generations with his radical vision of fashion and his legacy will live on."