...Pierre Cardin was born Pietro Cardin in Venice in 1922. He started his career at a young age—he was apprenticed to a clothier at fourteen. In 1939 he started working for a tailor in Vichy before moving to Paris to study architecture...
...During the last half of the twentieth century, Pierre Cardin (1922–) became a prominent and widely admired designer as well as a highly successful businessman. Cardin is known for his acute intuition, which often made him a trendsetter...
Jay Diamond is Professor Emeritus at Nassau Community College, where he served as the Chair of the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department as well as the Dean of Business. His honors include the Distinguished Professor of the State University of New York, as well as the first Distinguished Achievement Award at Nassau Community College. Diamond has written numerous textbooks on fashion, retailing, and marketing. In addition, he is the creative force for Diamond Educational Productions, a company that specializes in fashion, retailing, marketing, and professional development videos. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Ellen Diamond is Professor Emerita at Nassau Community College in the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department. She is an internationally recognized artist specializing in original acrylics on canvas and giclee prints. Her works are in public and private collections throughout the world. She has co-authored many texts on fashion and retailing, including The World of Fashion, 5th Edition (Fairchild Books, 2013) and Retail Advertising and Promotion (Fairchild Books, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...Modern fashion is about freedom, democracy, and individualism, and this is a development that I, for one, welcome.
After you have completed this chapter, you will be able to discuss:The terms demographics and psychographics.Different...
Brenda Polan is a fashion writer, editor, lecturer and academic. She was formerly fashion editor and women’s page editor of The Guardian and has since written for all Britain’s major newspapers and many magazines. She was until recently Programme Director (Media) at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Roger Tredre is Course Leader, MA Fashion Roger Tredre is Course Leader, MA Fashion Communication, at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. Prior to his academic career, he worked in newspaper fashion journalism and was the first Editor-in-Chief of WGSN, the online fashion trends and research business. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
The Great Fashion Designers: From Chanel to McQueen, the names that made fashion history
Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020
...Dresses by Pierre Cardin, 1968. Photo: Bill Ray/Life Magazine/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images.Cardin was one of the epoch-defining designers of the 1960s.Asked in 2006 to define himself in one word, Pierre Cardin replied, ‘as...
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