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Jay Jaxon

Issue 21 is a love letter to the designers, models, stylists, and makeup artists who dress the culture. Today we are honoring those who have paved the way!

Eugene Jackson became Jay Jaxon on August 30, 1941, in Queens, New York. The youngest of four, born to Ethel Rena-Jackson and Sidney Jackson. His mother, Ethel Rena-Jackson, was the housekeeper, and his father was a truck driver.

Jean-Louis Scherrer, a Black American designer who took the reins of the prestigious French fashion house Jean-Louis Scherrer in the late 1960s and early 1970s, designing for Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent, and Dior for a time, has been relegated to a discreet corner in the history of fashion. Mr. Jaxon died of complications of prostate cancer on July 19, 2006. He was 64.

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