The fashion house of Pierre Cardin is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with a retrospective tome published by Assouline. Having worked for Elsa Schiaparelli and Christian Dior in Paris, Cardin opened his namesake couture house in 1950 producing architecturally inspired futuristic fashions. This October the house of Cardin will receive the Fashion Group International's Board of Director's Legend Award for extraoridary innovation in the world of couture, fashion, and perfume. Pierre Cardin: 60 Years of Innovation is now available online from Assouline. Enjoy a sneak peek of images from the book in the gallery below.