Design June, 24 2011

Pierre Cardin Buying Up Historic Buildings in French Village

It would seem that Pierre Cardin has been busy. WSJ Magazine’s has reported on his acquisition of numerous buildings in the French village of Lacoste. “To find Pierre Cardin, I had to visit a construction site in the tiny village of Lacoste in Provence. The legendary fashion designer has purchased a vast array of buildings there over the past decade, and, the locals advised me, he was taking a hands-on approach to their reconstruction. His acquisitions now number more than 40, the most famous being the château of the notorious 18th-century libertine the Marquis de Sade.”

Read the complete article at WSJ Magazine.