Guests included Kate Moss, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman and Geldof’s family.
In five years during the Eighties, the designer made a fashion name for himself, still largely remembered to this day for his whimsical button dresses.
As the one-year anniversary of the tragedy nears, there are a host of reminders of the lost lives, but also of some lessons learned.
Rob Wayss, executive director of Bangladesh operations for the Accord on Fire and Building Safety, discusses the situation in the country today.
Srinivas B. Reddy, the country director for the International Labor Organization, looks back at the last year and what lies ahead.