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Italian born designer Pierre Cardin (born 2.7.1922 Pietro Cardin) moved to France from when he was 2 and grew up in Saint Etienne.
In 1945 moves to France and begins work for Paquin and the Schiaparelli. In 1946 he was hired as a tailor by Christian Dior and privately designs masks and costumes for the movie beauty and the beast La Belle et La Bête.
In 1950 he starts his own company designing masks and costumes for the theatre
In 1954 he designs the bubble dress which is a global sensation and opens his own Parisian boutique Eve.
In 1959 Pierre Cardin releases his first women’s ready to wear collection.
In 1960 Pierre Cardin releases his first men’s ready to wear collection “Cylindre or cylinder”.
In 1963 Pierre Cardin releases his first ready to wear womens haute couture collection.
In 1966 Pierre Cardin releases his first children’s collection using triplets as models from Paris.
In 1972 he releases his first men’s perfume “Pour Monsieur”
In 1977, 1979 & 1982 receives the gold thimble of French Haute Couture from Cartier.
In 2017 Pierre Cardin has been designing for 70 years.
Here are the latest Designs of Pierre Cardin