News about Pierre Cardin
PARIS (AFP) – “That coat has been round the world. That’s when I actually started to make some money,” Pierre Cardin says, stopping in front of a flared, red design among the first exhibits at his new museum in Paris. One of the last survivors of the great postwar French fashion houses, Cardin, at 92, […]
CHICAGO – Hindman will offer a collection of Parisian haute couture from the Countess Anita von Galen, a German aristocrat and socialite known for her avant-garde sense of style and brilliant entertaining, as the focal point of its June 2 Summer Fashion & Accessories auction. This auction contains one of the richest collections of haute […]
CHICAGO – Hindman Auctions will present its Spring Fashion: Centuries of Style auction on March 16, featuring several private collections of significant haute couture headlined by New York fashion collectors Susan Gutfreund and Jaqueline Leeds. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Through these remarkable garments, we begin to understand not only the […]
PARIS (AP) — French fashion designer Pierre Cardin possessed a wildly inventive artistic sensibility tempered by a stiff dose of business sense. He had no problem acknowledging that he earned more from a pair of stockings than from a haute-couture gown with a six-figure price tag.