Pierre Hardy was born and raised in Paris. He studies dance while completing a degree in fine arts from the Ecole Normale Supérieure and joins his first professionnal dance company upon graduation.
|1983 — 1990||Pierre Hardy teaches the scenography at The Theater School, Rue Blanche.|
|1985||Pierre Hardy starts working as an illustrator for magazines such as Vanity Fair Italy & Vogue Hommes International.|
|1987 — 1990||Designs the women shoe collections for CHRISTIAN DIOR.|
|1990||Pierre Hardy becomes Creative Director for the Women’s and Men’s shoe collections at HERMES.|
|1999||Pierre Hardy launches his namesake brand with the Spring — Summer Women’s shoe collection.|
|2001|| Pierre Hardy begins his collaboration with Nicolas Ghesquière at BALENCIAGA developing both Women’s and
Men’s shoe Collections.
|Pierre Hardy is named Creative Director for HERMES Fine Jewellery division.|
|2002||The PIERRE HARDY Men’s shoe collection is launched.|
|2006||PIERRE HARDY launches his Bags’ collection with the winter season.|
|2007||GAP taps Pierre Hardy to design the first capsule shoe collection for GAP DESIGN EDITION.|
|2010|| Pierre Hardy, as the HERMES Creative Director of fine Jewellery division, introduces the « Haute Bijouterie »
|2011||Pierre Hardy designs a carbon fibre high heel concept-shoe in association with a PEUGEOT concept-car.|
|2012||Pierre Hardy is made "Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres", honour awarded by France to artists.|
|2012||Pierre Hardy revises EDITIONS DE PARFUMS FRÉDÉRIC MALLE travel sprays.|
|2013|| Pierre Hardy receives WALLPAPER’s Judges Award of the "Best New Grooming Product" for the travel sprays
revised for Frédéric Malle.