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Creations by French designer Pierre Cardin are displayed as part of his Spring-Summer 2007 fashion collection presentation in Paris, July 4, 2006. After 10 years away, Cardin gave fashion editors a personal tour of his Paris comeback collection in men's ready-to-wear. (UPI Photo/William Alix)
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Pierre Cardin (French pronunciation: , born Pietro Cardin, is an Italian-born French fashion designer who was born on 7 July 1922, at San Biagio di Callalta near Treviso.

Cardin was known for his avant-garde style and his Space Age designs. He prefers geometric shapes and motifs, often ignoring the female form. He advanced into unisex fashions, sometimes experimental, and not always practical. He introduced the "bubble dress" in 1954.

Pierre Cardin was also designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in 1991.

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