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Bijan Pakzad dies; Beverly Hills designer of luxury menswear
Bijan Pakzad dies; Beverly Hills designer of luxury menswear

Bijan Pakzad, an Iranian American designer of jewelry, fragrances and luxury menswear who ran a Beverly Hills boutique and was renowned as clothier to some of the world's most powerful men, died Saturday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his family said. Pakzad's family maintained he was 67 despite some public records that listed his age as 71. Pakzad suffered a stroke while working Thursday and was rushed to the hospital but never recovered, said his 19-year-old son, Nicolas Bijan Pakzad. "He's dressed over 40,000 clients," his son said, including Presidents Carter, George H.W. Bush, Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama. "We have a...

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