Fashion Icon Bijan Pakzad Dies

4/16/2011 12:25 PM PDT

Bijan Pakzad Dies

Famous designer Bijan Pakzad died today in Los Angeles, this according to reports.

He suffered a stroke Thursday night and was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medial Center.

Jimmy Delshad, former two-time mayor of Beverly Hills, confirmed the news via Twitter: "It is with sadness in my heart that I share the terrible news of Bijan passing away. May he rest in peace."

Bijan was a legend in the fashion and perfume biz and designed clothes for movie stars and world leaders. His Rodeo Drive boutique is known as the most expensive store in the world.