PIERRE CARDIN / ENCENS n°31 – 2014

photo 3‘Our visit among this jumble continues with a double page in a 1969 edition of PARIS MATCH where he is posing in Neil Armstrong’s space suit. Then, there’s that famous volume of ELLE, consisting of fifty-two pages entirely devoted to him : ‘one of Hélène Lazareff’s whims, which no magazine would allow today’. He stops in front of a portrait of Cocteau – ‘do you see, I’ve had it all. I had the fortune to meets my idols, Cocteau, Bérard, Visconti, Balenciaga. I knew them all’.