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.”

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