A man, artist, and visionary has died in the form of Jean-Louis Scherrer. We loved his work on Jackie Kennedy, and we admired his meteoric rise through the world of high fashion and haute couture. With 78 years of life, he was truly an inspiration for fashion designers the world over, but especially those close to him in his native France.
French designer Jean-Louis Scherrer, who dressed such fashion plates as Jackie Kennedy at the height of his career, has died. He was 78.
The French Couture Federation said the designer died early Thursday in Paris. The cause of death was not immediately known.
After training under Christian Dior, Scherrer launched his own label in 1962, holding his first show in a cellar. The house went on to become a symbol of uptown elegance in the 1980s. (Read More)