Dame Vivienne Westwood, his former partner, said McLaren was "a very charismatic, special and talented person".
"When we were young and I fell in love with Malcolm, I thought he was beautiful and I still do.
Joe Corre, McLaren's son with Dame Vivienne Westwood, said: "He was the original punk rocker and revolutionized the world." "He's somebody I'm incredibly proud of. He's a real beacon of a man for people to look up to."