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Pierre Cardin's sketches
Creator: Pierre Cardin (French, 1922-)
Dimension: 10×12 1/2 inches
It was during 1960s that one of the most unique yet lesser known trends emerged: the eye-catching Space Age Fashion.During the space exploration boom in the early 1960s, many bold and visionary fashion designers found themselves inspired to create one of the most unique trends ever known to man. Aptly called Space Age Fashion, there was nothing as shocking as it before, during, or even after it skyrocketed to popularity. Spearheaded by Italian-born French designer Pierre Cardin, Franco-Spanish designer Paco Rabanne, and French designer Andre Courreges, the style featured an array of out-of-this-world boots, skirts, dresses, goggles, coats, and headgear in crazy geometric shapes and patterns.