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Just in time for the 60th anniversary of Maison Cardin, Assouline brings us Pierre Cardin: 60 Years of Innovation. Written by Jean-Pascal Hesse, long-time director of communications at Cardin, the tome follows the life and career of Pierre Cardin from his days at Dior in the late 1940s to being at the helm of his own global fashion powerhouse. Famous not only for his often avant-garde designs, Cardin changed the way fashion was brought to mass audiences and ultimately became a touchstone for the big business and big name designer houses of today. The massive, illustrated book will retail for $120 and be available in February. [RackedWire]