Sighsten Herrgard (1943-1989) was an iconic Swedish fashion designer. He became famous in the late 1960s when he began making his famous unisex clothing lines. Herrgard was very well-known for his glasses designs. He is also well known for his social awareness campaign of "giving AIDS a face". In 1987, he held a press conference, revealing that he had AIDS and would only have two months left to live. Although he lived for another two years, he made sure that during this time, he was outspoken about AIDS, and is known as the first Swedish celebrity to be open about the disease.
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