This year, Iris Barrel Apfel turned 94 years old. She is a very interesting woman with an outfit that shows the past of fashion in the 20th century.
Iris is known for her beautiful and unusual looks. She doesn’t follow trends. Instead, she starts them.
Iris has made a name for herself in the fashion world because of her unique style, her love of rare items, and her features in ads.
The former interior designer lived her life at her own pace and became, in her own words, “a 94-year-old cover girl.”
During the time of more than one president, the Apfels’ company was in charge of painting the White House.
During her many work trips around the world, Apfel continued to fill her closet with the most unique things.
Her style can be summed up in a single word: brave. Iris puts a lot of thought into how she dresses for every event, whether she’s going to a party or throwing one.
She thinks that putting together an outfit and making it look special is a form of artistic expression.
In 2005, the Met Museum of Art put on a show called “Rare Bird” of her huge collection of clothes. This was the start of her rise to fame.
It was shown on every station, and Apfel soon made her first piece of clothes.