Pierre Cardin Passes Away At The Age Of 98

Pierre Cardin, the iconic fashion designer has died at the age of 98.

The French Academy of Fine Arts announced the news of his death in a tweet.

"The Perpetual Secretary, Laurent Petitgirard, and the members of the Academy of Fine Arts are deeply saddened to announce the death of their colleague Pierre Cardin. He had been elected on 12 February 1992 to the chair of Pierre Dux," the Fine Arts Academy shared.

Cardin’s designs were worn by Jackie Kennedy, Barbra Streisand, Jeanne Moreau, Charlotte Rampling, and The Rolling Stones.

He was the first designer to sell his collections in department stores during the late-'50s plus, Cardin registered licensing businesses for perfumes, accessories and food.

Among Cardin’s most popular creations include the bubble-dresses as well as his iconic pink dress.

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