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 »
Collection.
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.
2013 Pierre Hardy conceives a collection for the beauty brand Nars featuring six nail polish duos and two blushes embossed with
PIERRE HARDY’s iconic Cube pattern.