Posts tagged "iris apfel"

Here’s The Trailer For The Iris Apfel Documentary!

"Dressing should be fun. Life is short and life is grey, so you can easily dress yourself up, make yourself happy, and then you make other people happy." That's Iris Apfel,  kooky 90-year-old style icon whose big ol' bug glasses have become her signature look. Albert Maysles, the filmmaker behind "Grey Gardens," is filming a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 20, 2012

Iris Apfel Thinks We (Young People) Are Doing It Wrong

"I think they could be a little bit more well groomed — if you know what well groomed is, you just take a look in the mirror. Their hair doesn't look neat, they look like they are all messed up. I don’t think messy is pretty, I think they should study themselves a little more…
By: Rachel Krause / June 24, 2012

Jimmy Choo Honors 90-Year-Old Iris Apfel — With A Stiletto

Iris Apfel is the grand dame of quirky, eccentric style. And luxury shoe maker Jimmy Choo wanted to honor Apfel's signature look by designing a shoe after her. Dubbed the Iris, the five-inch heel will almost certainly never be worn by the diminutive 90-year-old New Yorker. And we're not sure who else will be…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 14, 2012

Iris Apfel Thinks We’re All Disgusting

"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... Now when I walk down Fifth Avenue in the summertime I just want to throw up. It…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 26, 2011

Iris Apfel’s Jewelry Can Now Be Yours

Ninety-year-old designing legend and quirky lady about town, Iris Apfel, cuts such a unique figure, she was offered the opportunity to design not one but two accessories collections last year, for HSN and Alexis Bittar, respectively. Now YOOX.com is getting in on the Apfel love; they've commissioned her to create another line of beautiful…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 23, 2011

Get Amazing Jewelry Like This…On the Home Shopping Network

See this incredible lady -- and her incredible necklace -- above? That's fashion icon and interior designer Iris Apfel. And soon, you'll be able to own a tiny piece of her sartorial splendor when she launches her very own line of costume jewelry for the Home Shopping Network. Her HSN line will be called Rara…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 13, 2011