France's Academy of Fine Arts has announced that Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98. Photo: AP
France's Academy of Fine Arts has announced that Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98. Photo: AP
Fashion

Remembering Pierre Cardin, the pioneering fashion designer who started at Dior, dressed The Beatles and staged a fashion show in China just two years after the Cultural Revolution ended

Cardin was a savvy businessman who brought ready-to-wear to the masses, made Asia his muse, and was so obsessed with the Space Age, he tried on Buzz Aldrin’s original spacesuit on a visit to Nasa

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France's Academy of Fine Arts has announced that Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98. Photo: AP
France's Academy of Fine Arts has announced that Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98. Photo: AP
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