Safilo and Pierre Cardin renew eyewear licensing agreement
Safilo and Pierre Cardin have renewed the licensing agreement to design, manufacture and distribute prescription frames and sunglasses under the Pierre Cardin brand. The company said in a statement that this renewal, which will now run until December 31, 2026, demonstrates the strong professional collaboration between the two groups, whose...
7 Oct 2020
Ahlers withdraws sales and earnings growth forecast amid COVID-19 concerns
The management board of Ahlers Ag has announced withdrawal of the forecast for the fiscal year 2019/20 due to impact of the coronavirus situation on its business. The company said in a statement that major burdens are expected, which will reduce sales revenues and earnings in the current fiscal year. The company added that in the first quarter,...
24 Mar 2020
Ahlers' cost saving efforts boost Q3 earnings
Ahlers Ag has announced through a statement that the group’s third quarter revenues dropped by 5.1 percent or 2.9 million euros to 54.3 million euros (59.8 million dollars), primarily due to the discontinuation of activities. At 51.9 percent, the gross profit margin was on a par with the previous year, while operating expenses reduced by 8.5...
14 Oct 2019
Pierre Cardin honored at the Brooklyn Museum
The Brooklyn Museum opened a retrospective on Pierre Cardin this weekend. Appropriate to the space age themes seen in the fashion designer's work, the exhibition was planned to open in time with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. Titled "Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion," the exhibition showcases all seven decades of Cardin's career,...
22 Jul 2019
Video: Brooklyn Museum's tribute to Pierre Cardin
Pierre Cardin is one of the most acclaimed and successful fashion designers and businessmen in France—and the world. A master tailor of haute couture, he risked his career and reputation to launch a ready-to-wear line in 1959. In the process, he democratized fashion, bringing good design to a broader public. Source: Brooklyn Museum, YouTube.
22 Jul 2019
Video: I am thinking of Pierre Cardin
The architect of the body, Pierre Cardin, is featured in a major retrospective at SCAD. Source: Matthew Miller, SCAD, Vimeo
14 Jan 2019
Looking to break the fashion system: revolutionary or continual consistency?
Fashion commentators are almost unanimous: the current system is obsolete,fashion is dead,everything must change, etc. The following thoughts all stem from the same basket of eggs: pressure on artistic directors, too great number of collections to digest, and in particular the fact that fashion weeks as they are currently conceived are outdated....
12 Feb 2016