He didn't create fashion, he created culture...punky, funky, a staple in history, he was and is beyond most people's comprehension of what it means to think great and do great.
This probably explains the lack of deserved credit this trend setting originator is currently receiving.
A renaissance man in every sense of the word, Malcolm McLaren's eclectic contribution to music (punk rock, hip hop, it really didn't matter - as long as it made a statement), the arts and overall cultural revolution was and remains legendary.
Like it or not. I suppose.
''I remain permanently cool'' - Malcolm McLaren
Rest in Peace
(but then again, that's probably not his style)