1922

1922

Pierre Cardin is born

1946

1946

Pierre Cardin starts working for Christian Dior

1950

1950

Pierre Cardin founds his own company in 10 Rue Richepanse and starts designing costumes for the theatre

1953

1953

Pierre Cardin presents his first ladies collection

1954

1954

A First boutique "Eve" opens at 118 Rue du Faborg Saint Honore - Paris

1957

1957

The first men's boutique "Adam" opens

1959

1959

Pierre Cardin presents his first ready to wear collection in Paris

1960

1960

First Men's collections presented - came to be known as the "Cylinder Line"

1966

1966

First childrens boutique opens at 8 du rue Fauborg Saint-Honore

1970

1970

Opening of the first "Espace Pierre Cardin" at 1-3 Avenue Gabriel in Paris - theatre, restaurant, exhibition hall and cinema

1973

1973

Pierre Cardin receives the "Basilica Palladiana" a prize given to a successful venetian each year

1977

1977

Pierre Cardin receives the Gold Thimble of French Haute Couture made by Cartier

1977

1980

Opening of ladies dressing room in Hotel de Clermont-Tonnerre in Paris

1984

1984

Opens first boutique in London

1988

1988

A new perfume Maxim's for Men is launched

1990

1990

Launches a new perfume for women "Rose Cardin"

1991

1991

Made honorary Ambassador of UNESCO

1992

1992

Accepts a seat in the Academy of Fine Arts at the French Institute

1995

1995

Launches the latest women's perfume "Ophelie"

1996

1996

Launches a ready to wear collection targeting youth called "Evolution"

1997

1997

Toyota launches a special edition Rav 4 with a Pierre Cardin label

2000

2000

Launched Maxim's restaurant in Monaco in the presence of Prince Albert

2004

2004

Launched latest men's fragrance "Revelation"

2007

2007

Music show "Jo and Josephine" plays in the Theatre of the Concept Creatif "Pierre Cardin" in Saint-Ouen

2008

2008

Opens Maxim's restaurant in Beijing

2010

2010

Receives the "Legend Award" from the Fashion Group in New York

2011

2011

Launch of the Pierre Cardin Tablet PC in the UK

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