PARIS — Whether in his professional or personal life, according to those who knew him well, Jean-Louis Scherrer had a way of lighting up those he encountered, creating a special “spark” that brought out the best in others.
That word arose several times in tributes to the designer — who passed away June 20 at age 78 — given by former employees and acquaintances at an intimate service in the crematorium of Père Lachaise cemetery here Wednesday.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)