Models walk along the Great Wall of China during the Pierre Cardin China Legend 40th Anniversary Fashion Show on the outskirts of Beijing in 2018. French fashion designer Cardin was revered in China. Photo: AFP Models walk along the Great Wall of China during the Pierre Cardin China Legend 40th Anniversary Fashion Show on the outskirts of Beijing in 2018. French fashion designer Cardin was revered in China. Photo: AFP
Models walk along the Great Wall of China during the Pierre Cardin China Legend 40th Anniversary Fashion Show on the outskirts of Beijing in 2018. French fashion designer Cardin was revered in China. Photo: AFP
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Fashion designer Pierre Cardin remembered in China as a pioneer who inspired brands like L’Oreal to follow in his footsteps

  • Frenchman was the first Western couturier to stage a fashion show in China in 1979, when most in the country still dressed in drab blue and green
  • His fashion shows made an indelible impression on Chinese fashion lovers and designers, and helped them embrace global fashion

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Models walk along the Great Wall of China during the Pierre Cardin China Legend 40th Anniversary Fashion Show on the outskirts of Beijing in 2018. French fashion designer Cardin was revered in China. Photo: AFP Models walk along the Great Wall of China during the Pierre Cardin China Legend 40th Anniversary Fashion Show on the outskirts of Beijing in 2018. French fashion designer Cardin was revered in China. Photo: AFP
Models walk along the Great Wall of China during the Pierre Cardin China Legend 40th Anniversary Fashion Show on the outskirts of Beijing in 2018. French fashion designer Cardin was revered in China. Photo: AFP
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