The Fashion Wisdom Of Iris Apfel

Style tips you should take from the world’s hippest nonagenarian

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Iris Apfel is one of fashion’s most colourful and authentic icons, and her inimitable knack for accessorising is well-documented in photographs - most recently in the Albert Maysles biopic, Iris.

As seen in the documentary, Apfel is an expert in interior decorating too, and started a design and textile company back in the ’50s together with her husband, Carl Apfel (who passed away in August 2015). The couple had a clientele of A-listers including Greta Garbo and Jackie Kennedy.

The exuberant 94-year-old is also known for her sparkling bon mots - and to celebrate Iris (and Apfel herself, because why not?), we’ve compiled our favourites here. Like you needed another reason to crush on her.

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