Catherine Deneuve, Betty Catroux and François Hollande attended the event.
The legendary business partner and lover of the late designer died Friday at 86 after a long illness.
French journalist Marie Ottavi paints a nuanced portrait of Jacques de Bascher, who ignited Lagerfeld’s feud with Yves Saint Laurent.
The designer’s longtime companion and business partner attended a press conference in Paris despite a recent stint in hospital.
In an interview published in French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche on Sunday, Bergé expressed his support for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron who is running neck-and-neck with the National Front’s Marine Le Pen in the French presidential race.
The original YSL logo, artist Piet Mondrian and Moroccan culture figure among the influences.