This week’s Style Icon is – in her own words – a “geriatric starlet”. Iris Apfel is an octogenarian with a very colourful collection of clothes:
An Art history graduate from New York University, Iris married her husband, Carl, in 1948 and together they launched a textile firm:
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Through this firm, Iris worked on many design restoration projects, including work at the White House for nine presidents, from Truman, through Kennedy, to Clinton. Since the couple retired in 1992, Iris Apfel continues to consult and to give lectures on style and fashion:
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