Pierre Cardin

Fascinated by costume design from an early age, Italian born French designer Pierre Cardin started his career in 1936 at age 14 as a clothier’s apprentice, learning the basics of fashion design . Arriving in Paris in 1945 Cardin quickly found positions working in various houses, including that of Christian Dior, before founding his own in 1950. Cardin’s first collection was shown in 1953 and was followed by his first women’s boutique in 1954 and men’s boutique in 1957. With ready to wear was ... Read More

Pierre Cardin