Bijan – well known and awarded Iranian designer, dressed some of the world’s most influential men

Bijan Pakzad ( Persian: بیژن پاکزاد), generally known simply as bijan (4 April 1940[1][2][3] or 1944 – 16 April 2011),[4] was an Iranian designer of menswear and fragrances.
Born in Tehran, Iran, Bijan migrated to Los Angeles in 1973. His exclusive boutique on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills was established in 1976. It has been described as “the most expensive store in the world”.[5]

Bijan’s career began in Iran with the Pink Panther Boutique in Tehran. He has dressed some of the world’s most influential men: President of the United States Barack Obama,…
According to the 2001 Los Angeles Times Calendar Section, the Bijan Perfume and Fashion Business has brought in an estimated $3.2 billion in sales worldwide.[10]

Awards:
FiFi Most Successful Men’s Fragrance 1988
FiFi Best Women’s Fragrance Package 1988
FiFi Men’s Fragrance Star of the Year Specialty/ Department Stores 1997
FiFi Best National Advertising Campaign – Men’s 1997
2010 Otis College of Art and Design Otis Design Legend Award
2011 Oxford University “Entrepreneur of the Year”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bijan_%28designer%29

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