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Pierre Cardin
BirthplaceSan Biagio di Callalta, Italy
Fashion designer

Cardin, Pierre

(pyĕr kärdăN`), 1922–, French fashion designer. He spent most of his early years working in Paris for such firms as SchiaparelliSchiaparelli, Elsa
, 1890–1973, French fashion designer, b. Rome. She established a house of couture in Paris that existed from the late 1920s until 1954, and opened a New York showroom in 1949.
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 and DiorDior, Christian
, 1905–57, French fashion designer. He established his main house of couture in Paris (1946) and by 1958 had salons in 15 countries employing more than 2,000 people.
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. He designed the costumes for Jean CocteauCocteau, Jean
, 1889–1963, French writer, visual artist, and filmmaker. He experimented audaciously in almost every artistic medium, becoming a leader of the French avant-garde in the 1920s.
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's film Beauty and the Beast (1946). At first known as a designer of expensive clothing, he produced his first ready-to-wear line in the early 1960s. He is well known for his early astronaut suits, metal body jewelry, and futuristic look. His clothing is dramatic, bold, and often irregular in cut. His label appears on products as diverse as wines, bicycles, and toiletries. In 1979 he organized a trade agreement with the People's Republic of China to produce Pierre Cardin clothes. In 1991 he was made an honorary ambassador of UNESCO.
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Mr Cardin said: "Planning and development are areas of significant growth for our business in Birmingham and this is reflected in the appointment of the new partners and the considerable recruitment drive over the past six months.
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The addition of an iconic brand such as Pierre Cardin, with its amazing heritage, worldwide recognition and enormous untapped potential, creates new and exciting growth opportunities for Perry Ellis International," George Feldenkreis, Chairman and CEO of Perry Ellis International, commented.
I was so happy with my finish,'' said Cardin, who finished sixth in the state meet last year at Northfield.
Both Cardin and Coburn pointed to a March 1 GAO report they said showed the tax credit was "largely unneeded today to ensure demand for domestic ethanol production.
Cardin has been plagued by two years of ankle injuries but is now fully fit after a long rehabilitation.
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Senator Ben Cardin on Russia's attempts to undermine democracy and the rule of law in Europe and the United States, in which an entire chapter is devoted to Serbia, is unfair and is only deepening controversies in the Balkans, a spokesperson for the Russian foreign ministry, Maria Zakharova, said on Jan.
GARDNER -- The sun was shining, but the November morning air was chilly as Sutton High senior Jessie Cardin perched at the starting line Saturday, shivering and set to launch onto Gardner Municipal Golf Course's 3.