“ Fashion you can buy, but style you possess ” said once the Famous, Iris Apfel.
At 94, “ Style Icon ” Iris Apfel is the most prominent nonagerian who believes that having a great personal style starts with knowing yourself first, staying curious, and then maintaining a sense of humour.
“ If you make a mistake in what you put together, the fashion police are not going to haul you into jail ” a quote through which iris Apfel is suggesting that there are no rules when it comes to Fashion.
Iris Apfel is a very inspired and inspirational personality, who is excelling in the different aspects of her life. Iris is born in New York, where she studied art history and attended art school before becoming an interior designer and textile maker. Her career has taken her to different corners of the World ; to visit many bazaars in pursuit of rare antiques, or to restaure the white house for nine Presidents, from 1950 to 1992, from Truman to Clinton. And even if her husband passed away in August 2015, Iris is still living with style and courage.
“ I don’t see anything so wrong with a wrinkle. It’s kind of a badge of Courage ”.
Iris Apfel is an influencer, she is an ambassador for M.A.C Cosmetics and Custo Barcelona.
Furthermore, she is collaborating with Eye Bobs, and Yoox.com, and high-tech jewellery with wise-wear, which proves her support to all technologies.
Iris Apfel, is a Fashionista. She is easily recognizable at first glance : Thick Black Large Glasses, White Fancy short hair, and eccentric accessories ! A woman with a very unique style that she completely assumes with pride. Iris said once that she is not dressing like everyone else, to have not to think like everyone else…
Being Passionate about Fashion, Iris has an explosive, exuberant Collections from the most famous designers that she has gathered through time, and that were exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Iris Apfel. Photograph: Desiree Navarro/Getty ImagesIris has always expressed her individuality through Fashion, and has always appealed people to be themselves and assume their individuality, believing that people don’t have to dress be stared at, but for themselves.