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Pierre Cardin Futuristic Shoulder Bag


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 top bag. It is satin lined and has a strap made of a flat link chain. This petite shoulder bag is prefect for an evening out where you will only need to take a few items with you. Please contact us if you have any questions.


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  • Condition
    Good. light overall wear, some marks and rubs to silk, light oxidation and marks to metal.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 7.25 in. x W 6 in. x D 1.25 in.

    H 18.42 cm x W 15.24 cm x D 3.18 cm

  • Length
    19.75 in. (50.17 cm)
  • Seller location
    Chicago, IL
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About Pierre Cardin (Manufacturer)

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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