Filmmaker Albert Maysles—of Grey Gardens fame—has quite a handful with his latest subject, Iris Apfel, the 91-year-old accessories designer, textile specialist, and fashion icon. The Rara Avis, as she was dubbed in a 2005 Met exhibition of her personal style and private collection, is beloved...

I fell in love with style icon and self-described "geriatric starlet" Iris Apfel when I saw her in a Liz Claiborne ad when I was in university. I was inspired by the uber-stylish octogenarian's affinity for over-sized statement accessories and her eclectic sense of style. Advanced Style...

I finally had the chance to meet the extraordinary Iris Apfel. Her approach to style is legendary in her incorporation of high and low,ethnic and vintage with contemporary trends, and idiosyncratic brand of humor.She is a true style icon who continues to inspire others to express themselves...

Iris Apfel is, simply, the coolest. We've written about her time and again, and now the style icon is the subject of an interview in June's Architectural Digest. She, like us, digs costume jewelry, jeans, and thinks that "properly done, can be an art form." Here are some words of wisdom from...

Once upon a time we went to an absurdly fancy party where style icon Iris Apfel told us she was designing a jewelry collection. And now, the thing that seemed like a dream is a dream come true: Apfel will start selling her line, Rara Avis by Iris Apfel, on HSN starting today. The 13-piece...

Iris Apfel is an octogenarian with a very colourful collection of clothes: Source An Art history graduate from New York University, Iris married her husband, Carl, in 1948 and together they launched a textile firm: Sources (left to right): #1 ; #2 ; and #3 . Through this firm, Iris worked on...

Iris Apfel is probably one of our most favorite people in the world. The 89-year-old interior and textiles designer has been a fashion icon ever since she started popping up in Bill Cunningham's photo pages in The New York Times, and we're hard-pressed to think of a person who has a more...

Most of you know this lovely creature; Iris Apfel as the 89-year-old style icon. Iris is one of the most funny-quirky characters on the fashion scene, those we never stop to think what they aim for or what's their roll. The wonderful Iris worked at Women's Wear Daily and in interior design...

Despite her 70-plus year age difference with Iris, this odd couple has more in common than you'd think. It should go without saying that businesswoman-turned-bonafide style icon Iris Apfel has picked up a thing or two about good taste over the years. The 90-year-old New Yorker has shared her...

Apfel renovated the White House for the administrations of nine presidents including Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carterm Ronald Regan and Bill Clinton. Nowadays, Apfel spends her time attending fashion shows and industry galas, posing for...

 

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