A model is fitted by fashion designer Pierre Cardin for the Hong Kong show in 1968. Photo: SCMP A model is fitted by fashion designer Pierre Cardin for the Hong Kong show in 1968. Photo: SCMP
A model is fitted by fashion designer Pierre Cardin for the Hong Kong show in 1968. Photo: SCMP

When Pierre Cardin took Hong Kong by storm and made a model out of a photographer

  • The French designer’s 1968 charity runway show at the Hong Kong Hilton showed hems ‘shorter than the rest of Paris’
  • At a casting event ahead of the show, Cardin plucked a photographer from the press pack to model the men’s collection

Topic |   Fashion
A model is fitted by fashion designer Pierre Cardin for the Hong Kong show in 1968. Photo: SCMP A model is fitted by fashion designer Pierre Cardin for the Hong Kong show in 1968. Photo: SCMP
A model is fitted by fashion designer Pierre Cardin for the Hong Kong show in 1968. Photo: SCMP
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