1000 was created in 1972 after 10 years of careful blending and perfecting by the great Jean Patou perfumer, Jean Kerleo. This was first introduced as a true haute couture fragrance; made to order upon request. 1000 was named for the thousand different submissions that were made and rejected before the perfect scent was chosen.
Launched by the design house of Pierre Cardin in 1972, Pierre Cardin is classified as a refreshing, subtle, oriental fragrance. This masculine scent possesses a blend of fresh and spicy, a scent that lingers, very male. It is recommended for romantic wear.