A Tale of Family Intrigue and Inheritance

The Pierre Cardin heirs are in an epic battle over the designer’s legacy. The French fashion world is getting the popcorn ready.

The French fashion designer Pierre Cardin liked to brag about all he had accomplished since he started his brand in 1950. When he welcomed a reporter into his studio at 27 Avenue de Marigny in 1999, he showed off big black-and-white photographs of his factory in France in the 1970s and pictures of him standing in Red Square with models in 1986; Cardin logo items produced by hundreds of licenses; and a catalog of his most famous futurist looks.

“All the couturiers were influenced by me,” he said. “Everyone

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