Pierre Cardin (France, b. 1922)

Best known for creating groundbreaking fashion designs from the 1950s onward, Pierre Cardin has enjoyed great success in other design fields, most notably furniture. Cardin’s chairs, cabinets, tables and other pieces share many of the keynotes of his clothing designs. They are simple, geometric, elegant and cool.


     Cardin was born in a village near Venice, Italy, and raised in central France. Always interested in fashion, he left home at age 17 to train with a Vichy tailor. After the end of World War II, Cardin moved to Paris and worked for a succession of couture houses, before taking a job with Christian Dior in 1946. Cardin went solo in 1950, and quickly won attention for his novel style. Unlike Dior’s famous New Look, Cardin’s clothes de-emphasized a woman’s curves; his breakthrough pieces like the Bubble dress had, instead, a sculptural quality. In the following decade, Cardin introduced bright tunic dresses and shifts, marketed as the Space Age look and accessorized with vinyl hats and visors.


     In the 1970s Cardin expanded his design work into furniture, jewelry and automobiles. (Later, licensing agreements would put Cardin’s name on goods ranging from perfume to sunglasses.) Cardin’s furniture pieces — inspired, perhaps, by the rediscovery of Art Deco design in that decade — feature simple, symmetrical forms, lacquer and figured veneer finishes, and accents in metals such as aluminum and brass. Whether you are looking for a vintage cocktail dress or a chest of drawers to keep it in, as you will see from these pages, Pierre Cardin offers an option in either that is timelessly chic.

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PIERRE CARDIN c.1960's Red Wool Felt Polkadot Bow ...
Pierre Cardin Hats
Vintage Pierre Cardin c.1960's red wool felt mod fedora style hat. Wide turned down brim. Orange grosgrain ribbon hat band with large v-tailed bow at back. Various sized red wool felt p...
PIERRE CARDIN c.1960's 2 Piece Yellow Cream Mod Zi...
Pierre Cardin Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
Vintage c.1960's Pierre Cardin two piece yellow and cream zip front jacket and pants suit set. Yellow jacket has signature pop art inspired white detail down center front zipper closure...
Pierre Cardin Multicolour Dress
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
Pierre Cardin Dress Multicolour vintage dress
Pierre Cardin Vintage 1960's Orange Wool Mod Dress...
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
Pierre Cardin vintage late 1960's orange wool mod dress. Centre back zipper, sleeveless design, op-art circular inset at front neck, banding at dress hem. Fully lined. Excellent dryclea...
Dimensions: H 34.65 in.
Dealer Location: Toulon, FR
Pierre Cardin Batwing Sleeves Dress
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
Circa début 1980. France. Pearly red dress from Pierre Cardin, in polyester satin, inner lining in red viscose. Under skirt held by two black presses inside the dress. Large three qua...
Size: 44 EU
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
60s Pierre Cardin Zig Zag Knit Maxi Skirt
Pierre Cardin Skirts
1960s super mod moment. Full length rainbow zig zag knit with metallic and cellophane strips. Wide black waistband with oversized bow. Fully lined.
1960s Mod Space Age Pierre Cardin Mini Skirt
Pierre Cardin Skirts
1960s Mod Space Age Pierre Cardin Mini Skirt
1960s Pierre Cardin Haute Couture Space Age Mod Bl...
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Rare and Iconic 1960s PIERRE CARDIN Haute Couture black Space Age midi dress! Features panels of lined black wool that look amazing with movement! Fitted bodice with a flattering A-Line...
Pierre Cardin Vintage Red White and Blue 1970s Bou...
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
This is a pretty red, white and blue vintage dress from Pierre Cardin. This dress is from the late 1970's and has an elastic waist and its original fabric belt. There is a built in sat...
1968 Pierre Cardin Ivory White Cotton-Twill Mod Sp...
Pierre Cardin Jackets
Marvelous 1968 Pierre Cardin designer jacket in a rich fully-lined white cotton twill. In 1951 Cardin opened his own couture house and by 1957, he started a ready-to-wear line; a bold m...
Pierre Cardin Geometric Mod Printed Shirt
Pierre Cardin Shirts
Pierre Cardin Geometric Mod Printed Shirt
Dimensions: W 1.13 in.
Dealer Location: Winnetka, IL
1970s Pierre Cardin Modernist Watch for Jaeger/Spa...
Pierre Cardin Wrist Watches
A stainless steel watch with a boldly futuristic and sculptural design by Pierre Cardin with it's original navy strap and buckle. Inspired by space travel, Cardin's watches are rare, ic...
Dealer Location: Amsterdam, NL
80's Pierre Cardin black/red 100% linen dress
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
Vintage short sleeves 3/4 lenght dress from Pierre Cardin, Paris with 4 black buttons and 1 interior button. Material 100% linen. Size fits like a small US 8/EU 38
1968 Pierre Cardin Documented White & Blue Linen A...
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
Magnificent Pierre Cardin mod dress in a vibrant blue and white color combination from his iconic 1968 documented collection. In 1951 Cardin opened his own couture house and by 1957, he...
1970s Pierre Cardin Sterling Silver Modernist Neck...
Pierre Cardin Chain Necklaces
A sterling silver chain necklace with geometric, oval links by the futuristic designer Pierre Cardin. A scarce necklace with a very cool, minimalist 70s design. Marked.
Pierre Cardin Linen Dress Large Pockets  -sale
Size: 46 EU
Dealer Location: Austin, TX
Pierre Cardin Linen Dress Large Pockets -sale
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
Oversized Pierre Cardin teal linen dress with large pockets. Condition: Excellent. Size 46 / or Current US 8 - 10 We accept returns for refund, please see our terms. We offer free gr...
1969 Pierre Cardin Documented Red Wool & Black Vin...
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
Spectacular Pierre Cardin mod dress in a vibrant ruby-red wool knit from his iconic 1969 documented collection. In 1951 Cardin opened his own couture house and by 1957, he started a rea...
Pierre Cardin Black Leather Handbag
Dimensions: H 14.13 in. W 8.25 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Pierre Cardin Black Leather Handbag
Pierre Cardin Top Handle Bags
This Pierre Cardin leather handbag has a space age sensibility. The simple, stylized geometric forms are a signature of the iconic, futuristic style of this designer. Its monolithic qua...
Pierre Cardin pink beaded cocktail dress
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
This vintage dress is styled like a 1920's flapper dress with beaded spaghetti straps. It has a closing zipper on the side. Its in vintage condition with some issues. Size is named 4...
Pierre Cardin Beaded Shoulder Bag
Dimensions: H 7 in. W 6.5 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Pierre Cardin Beaded Shoulder Bag
Pierre Cardin Evening Bags and Minaudières
This Pierre Cardin evening bag has a simple, geometric design rendered in multicolored metallic beads. It's satin lined and has a strap made of a flat link chain. This petite shoulder b...
Pierre Cardin Futuristic Shoulder Bag
Dimensions: H 7.25 in. W 6 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Pierre Cardin Futuristic Shoulder Bag
Pierre Cardin Evening Bags and Minaudières
This Pierre Cardin evening bag has a space age sensibility, an iconic style of this designer. The use of the metal panels lends a futuristic, high tech feel to the simple, silk, flap to...
1960s Asymmetrically Draped Mod Couture Dress from...
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
1960s Asymmetrically Draped Mod Couture Dress from Pierre Cardin
1980s Pierre Cardin Sale
Size: 8 US
Dealer Location: Austin, TX
1980s Pierre Cardin Sale
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Pierre Cardin 1980s pink car wash jersey and silk dress. Condition: Very good, small spot. 36" bust, 36" waist, 47" length. Size 8 We accept returns for refund, please see our t...
New Vintage Pierre Cardin Oversize Translucent Gre...
Pierre Cardin Sunglasses
New Vintage Pierre Cardin grey translucent oversized frame with rose pink lenses. This style truly sums up the 1970's take on fashion. This pair has slight wear on them due to 50 year...
Size: 2/4 US
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Pierre Cardin Couture Architectural Ruffle Dress
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Pierre Cardin Couture horsehair, organza, and silk giant ruffles on a black cocktail dress. Circa, 1986-1993.
1970s Pierre Cardin Black Ivory Polka Dot Tiered R...
Pierre Cardin Skirts
Chic 1970s PIERRE CARDIN black and ivory tiered ruffle polka dot midi skirt! Elastic waistband can accomodate an array of sizes. Simply slips over the head. Black tiers with and ivory a...
Size: 2/4 US
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Pierre Cardin Couture Origami Bow Dress
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Pierre Cardin Couture variation of the "Origami" folding dress. Features black bow. Circa, 1986-1993.
Pierre Cardin Vintage Leather Belt Rare Yellow Mad...
Pierre Cardin Belts
This vintage Pierre Cardin belt is in a sunny yellow leather and fits waist sizes 28, 29, 30, 31 and 32”. The belt is marked Pierre Cardin Paris with the number 053231 Cuir Liege Doubl...
New Vintage Pierre Cardin White Foldable Amber Len...
Pierre Cardin Sunglasses
New vintage futuristic Pierre Cardin white foldable rectangular frame sporting a beautiful pair of pink/amber lenses. This pair have slight wear on them due to to nearly 60 years of sto...
New Vintage Pierre Cardin " Shell " Tortoise Mediu...
Pierre Cardin Sunglasses
Vintage new Pierre Cardin " Shell " tortoise frame sporting a pair of medium brown lenses. Designed and produced in the 1960’s. New, never used or displayed this pair of vintage Pier...
New Vintage Pierre Cardin Kiss Tortoise Rose Lense...
Pierre Cardin Sunglasses
Vintage new Pierre Cardin lips c18 52/18 in light tortoise with spotless rose lenses small size 1960’s Ultra rare design emulating a sleek and provocative pair of lips. New, never...
New Vintage Pierre Cardin " Laure " Two Tone Brown...
Pierre Cardin Sunglasses
Vintage new Pierre Cardin " Laure " two tone frame sporting a pair of medium brown lenses. Designed and produced in the 1960’s. New, never used or displayed this pair of vintage Pier...
1970s Pierre Cardin black silk organza halter dres...
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
1970s Pierre Cardin black silk organza halter dress. Bust: 34" Waist: 28" HIp: 35"
New Vintage Pierre Cardin White Foldable Blue Lens...
Pierre Cardin Sunglasses
New vintage futuristic Pierre Cardin white foldable rectangular frame sporting a beautiful pair of blue lenses. This pair have slight wear on them due to to nearly 60 years of storage. ...
Vintage Pierre Cardin Tortoise Foldable Collectors...
Pierre Cardin Sunglasses
Vintage Pierre Cardin Tortoise foldable frame with amber lenses. Comes with its original Pierre Cardin 1960's carton and fabric tangerine box. This seldom piece has sign of wear on th...
Size: 2/4 US
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Pierre Cardin Couture Ruffle Sleeve Dress
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Pierre Cardin Couture black silk velvet dress with exaggerated black taffeta tiered sleeves. Strapless neckline. Circa, 1986-1993.
New Vintage Pierre Cardin Kiss Tortoise Rose Lense...
Pierre Cardin Sunglasses
Vintage new Pierre Cardin lips c18 52/18 in light tortoise with spotless rose lenses Medium size 1960’s . Ultra rare design emulating a sleek and provocative pair of lips. New, never ...
Size: 2/4 US
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
Pierre Cardin Couture Brown Circle Dress
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Pierre Cardin Couture brown silk satin "Circle" dress with draping. Circa, 1986-1993.
New Vintage Pierre Cardin Kiss Black Grey Lenses C...
Pierre Cardin Sunglasses
Vintage new Pierre Cardin lips 52/18 in sleek black with spotless grey lenses small size 1960’s Ultra rare design emulating a sleek and provocative pair of lips. New, never used or d...
1960s 60s Vintage Pierre Cardin Modernist Gold + S...
Pierre Cardin Brooches
Absolutley incredible vintage Pierre Cardin modernist oversized brooch! Two-tone silver and gold, with dancing figures. A true statement piece, that adds just the right amount of "umph"...
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Size: 2/4 US
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
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Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Pierre Cardin Couture black and off white check draped skirt dress with black satin bow. Circa, 1986-1993.
Pierre Cardin Square Black Patent with Silver Pane...
Pierre Cardin Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags
Pierre Cardin Square Black Patent with Silver Panels Shoulder Bag - SHW Circa 60's. This vintage shoulder bag is black patent with silver panels, silver link handle, and silver frame to...
PIERRE CARDIN c.1970's Black Genuine Leather Deer ...
Pierre Cardin Skirts
Vintage c.1970's Pierre Cardin black genuine leather skirt. Abstract brown leather deer head embellishment on lower left side. Vents / slits at each side. Above the knee length. Center ...
Pierre Cardin 80s gold disco blouse size 4 / 6.
Pierre Cardin Blouses
Pierre Cardin 1980s gold shiny disco blouse is a vintage size medium and will fit a size 4 / 6 ( Please see & use the measurements below so you can measure your body to make sure this w...
Rare 1960s Pierre Cardin Black Grommet Space Age 6...
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Super rare vintage 1960s PIERRE CARDIN black linen dress! From the coveted 'Space Age' era, this beauty features gold grommets, with original white vinyl ties up the front. Can be worn ...
Dimensions: W 1.25 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Pierre Cardin 1960s MOD Reversible Disk Bracelet
Pierre Cardin Link Bracelets
This is a Pierre Cardin Mod 1960s bracelet. The disks that make up the bracelet are reversible - one side is goldtone and the other side is black enamel. They can be worn in any combina...
1960s Pierre Cardin Pop Dress
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
1960s Pierre Cardin navy pop sleeveless A-line dress featuring a v-neck, a contrasted white trim, a white large logo patched, a fitted waist, an a-line shape skirt, an invisible back zi...
Dimensions: H 4.75 in. W 4.25 in.
Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Pierre Cardin 1960s MOD White Resin Bangle Bracele...
Pierre Cardin Bangles
This is a MOD 1960s Pierre Cardin amorphous shaped white resin bracelet. It is signed 'Pierre Cardin' in gold script lettering on one side of the bracelet. It measures 4 3/4 inches high...
1960's Pierre Cardin Beaded Evening Purse
Pierre Cardin Clutches
Vintage Pierre Cardin evening purse. The body of this gorgeous, fully beaded purse features five graphic rainbow-like loops of color in red, purple, yellow, sage green, and black. The f...
Vintage Pierre Cardin 1970s Gold Metallic Sexy 70s...
Pierre Cardin Shorts
Sexy vintage 70s PIERRE CARDIN gold metallic disco hot pants! These shorts are simply amazing on! Italian made, with lots of stretch. Gold with thin black lines throughout. Pierre Cardi...
Rare Vintage Pierre Cardin 1960s Space Age Red and...
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Amazing and super rare vintage 60s PIERRE CARDIN red and white mod dress with sash belt! Heavy duty soft double cotton keeps shape nice, while flattering the body. Tiny polka dot print ...
Pierre Cardin haute couture black evening ensemble...
Pierre Cardin Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
A wondrous piece of haute couture by Pierre Cardin, this dress is formed of two parts. The spaghetti strap top, hand-embroidered with black sequins, leading into the separate voluminous...
Rare Vintage Pierre Cardin Haute Couture SS1989 Fl...
Pierre Cardin Shirts
Rare Vintage Pierre Cardin Haute Couture SS1989 Floral Cropped Bolero Shrug Rare vintage PIERRE CARDIN Haute Couture cropped bolero/shrug jersey jacket top! Bold, vibrant floral prin...
Vintage Pierre Cardin Castlecliff Red Jumbo Statem...
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Amazing vintage Pierre Cardin & Castlecliff Deep Red Ball necklace! Beautiful matte silver shield pendant. Signed, "Castlecliff" & Pierre Cardin. Easily transitions from day to night. I...
Editions Pierre Cardin Vintage 1960s Cream Silk Sh...
Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
Pierre Cardin cream silk dress, 1960s shift dress with metal back zip entry, has panel detail at the front. Size UK 14 measures 20 inches across bust, 16.5 inches across waist and 42...
pierre cardin black leather jacket
Pierre Cardin Coats and Outerwear
This jacket with silver details has 2 buttons and 2 pockets. The size is UK 10
Pierre Cardin Haute Couture Chiffon Evening Dress
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
A stunningly soft and elegant dress, with tons of sex appeal, from the last designer you'd ever expect it from. As you can see here, as famous for space age mod as he is, Pierre Cardin ...
Pierre Cardin Couture Architectural Ruffle Dress
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Pierre Cardin Couture horsehair, organza, and silk giant ruffles on a black cocktail dress. Circa, 1986-1993.
1960's Pierre Cardin Haute Couture Chiffon Cocktai...
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
A mid-1960s Pierre Cardin haute couture brown chiffon halter dress with neck bow and Ostrich feather trim. Constructed from chocolate brown bias-cut silk chiffon, the cocktail dress fea...
1960's Pierre Cardin Angel Sleeve Dress
Pierre Cardin Evening Dresses and Gowns
Absolutely incredible vibrantly colored silk abstract patterned dress from Pierre Cardin. Full length skimming the body with incredible floor length angel sleeves. The pattern is a work...