I totally love little old lady kookoo's so as a follow up on my Zandra Rhodes blog I shall introduce you to... Iris Apfel!!!
Iris is a New York style icon known for her outrageous fashions, incredible jewelry and amazing glasses.
She wears architectural clothes and has no interest in what she calls 'real jewellery'-Apfel’s wardrobe has just finished traveling the museum circuit in Newyork and at the age of 90 designing both a couture clothing line, and a line of costume jewelry. Apfel calls herself a 'geriatric starlet' and she likes to tell it like it is judging by the following quotes from a recent interview... on turning down when the starlet asked Apfel to be her "fashion Guru", "I can't tell people how to have style. You can't try to be somebody you're not; that's not style. If someone says, 'Buy this, you'll be stylish,' you won't be stylish because you won't be you. You have to learn who you are first and that's painful."... and on the dress of New York's public 'Now when I walk down Fifth Avenue in the summertime I just want to throw up. The shorts and flip-flops and tight jeans on
her home is as colourful and eclectic as her wardrobe...