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Pierre Cardin was a French designer born in Venice of Italy. He moved to France at the age of two and grew up there where his fervent passion in dressmaking was budded. Mr Cardin became head of Christian Dior’s tailleure atelier in 1947, and later founded his own company. He has become a legendary name in the fashion industry, and is well known for his avant-garde style and Space Age design.
Mr. Cardin established his own fashion salon, and emerged as an eminent designer in menswear.
Pierre Cardin became a fashion icon. The first Cardin boutique was opened in Paris in 1974.
Mr. Cardin was designated Honorary Ambassador of UNESCO. He designed jewellery and a Chernobyl medal which were sold for the benefit of UNESCO.
First launch of Pierre Cardin Writing Instruments on airline.