Category: fashion designer

Bail Hearing Continues for Canadian Fashion Designer Peter Nygard

TORONTO—A bail hearing for Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard, who faces charges of sexual assault and forcible confinement, continued for a second day Friday before being adjourned to late next week. Nygard, born in Finland, faces charges in both Canada and the United States in connection with incidents that allegedly occurred between 1987 and 2006. He has denied all wrongdoing. The 80-year-old appeared…

French Designer Pierre Cardin, Licensing Pioneer, Dies at 98

PARIS—French fashion designer Pierre Cardin possessed a wildly inventive artistic sensibility tempered by a stiff dose of business sense. He had no problem acknowledging that he earned more from a pair of stockings than from a haute-couture gown with a six-figure price tag. Cardin, who died Tuesday at age 98, was the ultimate entrepreneurial designer….