French designer Pierre Cardin, who prolonged his model far past the style world, has died at age 98. The son of Italian immigrants labored with luminaries comparable to Jean Cocteau and Christian Dior earlier than launching his personal trend home, drawing on his love for futuristic design.
Cardin’s household introduced his dying to Agence France-Presse Tuesday. The French Académie des Beaux-Arts additionally issued a number of statements mourning his passing.
“Immense disappointment,” the academy’s secretary basic Cyril Barthalois mentioned through Twitter, including, “Equally nice pleasure of getting identified him” way of the academy.