French couturier Pierre Cardin dies at 98

The world-famous French couturier Pierre Cardin died on December 29 at 98 years old.

According to, the designer died in an American hospital in the Parisian suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine, where other French celebrities live. The reasons for the death of the couturier are not named.

The editors of remind you that Pierre Cardin was born into a family of farmers in 1922. His career began as a tailor and theater artist. Later he worked for Christian Dior, and only then created his own fashion house.
Pierre Cardin
Pierre Cardin
During his long career, the designer has patented more than half a thousand inventions. In particular - colored stockings, high boots, and mini-sundresses. Cardin's name has been and remains on thousands of merchandise, and his costumes have featured many stars, including members of the {am: 22} The Beatles {/ am}.

It is also known that in French Saint-Ouen he founded his museum with an exhibition of original works.