French fashion designer Pierre Cardin passed away on December 29, 2020 at age of 98. His almost century-old life can be described as a legend, many shocking avant-garde acts have even been documented, and he is also first European and American designer to hold fashion shows in Chinese world.
Pierre Cardin is a big name, even those who know little about fashion industry have probably heard of him. Before becoming a teacher, he designed costumes for film Beauty and Beast, and Mr. Cardin Dior are mentors and friends , and style of first album of British group The Beatles is also from him. Pierre Cardin has been awarded French fashion design's highest accolade, Golden Needle, three times, an honor that many fashion designers may not be able to receive in their lifetime. What is more daring is that in 1980s, bringing costumes to China influenced way of thinking of entire Chinese circle. Pioneering work by Pierre Cardin,
Relationship with Dior as a teacher and friend»Before Pierre Cardin officially debuted and founded his personal brand, from 1947 to 1950 he helped Mr. Dior as an apprentice. apprentice in first generation, when his classmate was officially Mr. Yves Saint Laurent (Yves Saint Laurent). During his apprenticeship with Mr. Dior, Pierre Cardin was involved in design and production of classic New Look collection. Pierre Cardin has friendly relations with Mr. Dior. In 1950, Pierre Cardin decided to start his own business. Mr. Dior not only provided him with entrepreneurial funds, but also sent him a pink blessing. The relationship between teachers and friends is enviable.
Fromastronaut suits to futurism"In 1960s, space industry took off and fashion world began to represent uncharted space, so Pierre Cardin in 1964 In 1969 NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) commissioned Pierre Cardin to interpret space clothing and it was a success.The combination of fashion and space technology, avant-garde futurism also made Pierre Cardin quickly popular in the Parisian fashion industry.
CourageAgainst conventions of fashion industryThe development of a futuristic collection propelled Pierre Cardin's career to top, but at same time he realized that haute couture should be " popular” and clothes that no one wears are meaningless, so Pierre Cardin boldly challenged high fashion, thinking that a “ready-to-wear collection” should be launched, design should be more popular, and price should be more affordable. people. This is responsibility of designer.
In 1960s, when private and high fashion flourished, Pierre Cardin's idea was strongly opposed and was even expelled from Paris Fashion Association. A few years later, other designers discovered that Pierre Cardin had right idea, and after profiting from ready-to-wear collections, he was reinstated in his position in the guild. #装装设计师费尔卡丹死#
The first European designer to enter Chinese market"In conservative 1980s, Pierre Cardin boldly brought European fashion and model shows to Chinese market, in 1979 he held first clothing exhibition in Chinese market in Beijing and left many valuable photographs of time, such as a bold show on Great Wall of China with blonde models surrounded by people in padded jackets; Zhang - Pierre Cardin, walking through streets of Beijing in most popular costume at time, forming an interesting contrast with an old man in a Chinese tunic on side of road.#French fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies
A smart brand licensing strategy"Pierre Cardin once said, "I'm a designer and a businessman," and his job has always been to sell products and make a profit. how he boldly subverted tradition fashion association and developed idea of a ready-to-wear line, so Pierre Cardin issued a brand license when his career was at its peak, appearing on a variety of different products, from clothes to furniture, cars, all kinds of small accessories, even restaurants, Pierre Cardin also made incalculable profits.#Pierre Cardin passed away#
The editor vaguely remembers that when I was a child, only thing that impressed me most when I went to mall was Pierre Cardin clothes, so many years flew by in a flash.