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Iris Apfel..."Rare Bird of Paradise"...fashionista and textile collector extraordinaire!

Born in Queens's, N.Y., to family owned glass/mirror business, and a mother who owned a fashion boutique. Studied art history at NYU and U. of Wisc. Worked for Women's Wear Daily, as an interior designer and asst. illustrator to Robt. Goodman. With husband Carl Apfel, launched their textile firm "Old World Weavers" 2 years after marrying.Took part in 9 different restoration projects for 9 different presidents at the white house. She still consults and lectures about style and fashion topics.

Iris Apfel for Dazed & Confused Magazine november issue. Shot by Jeff Bark

Iris Apfel Dazed and Confused - Advanced style - Chicquero Fashion -3

Iris Apfel Dazed and Confused - Advanced style - Chicquero Fashion -5

Iris Apfel Dazed and Confused - Advanced style - Chicquero Fashion -3

Iris Apfel for Dazed & Confused Magazine november issue. Shot by Jeff Bark

Iris Apfel Dazed and Confused - Advanced style - Chicquero Fashion -5

Iris Apfel Collection Natural Brown Coconut Bracelet. 40$

Iris apfel Style Icon beyond, her fashion exhibition ,,,, amazing woman in her Mid 80tys, stunning! Jared Viar Design Dandy

Iris Apfel

Iris Apfel – one of the most extravagant women in the fashion world. She connects easily to Haute Couture with finds from flea markets, accessories brought from travel, 19th-century textiles, and the fashionable trends of Dolce & Gabbana and Oscar de la Renta. She is the designer, collector and creator of one of the most prestigious firms in the world for the production of fabrics, Old World Weavers.

In 2005, the Museum of Fashion, an exhibition, whose theme was her wardrobe. Rare Bird - Iris Apfel (18)

Iris Apfel design with fabulous native american jewelry, c. late 30's early 40's,  with silver turquoise onyx & bear claws

hablan de ella: iris apfel . . . she's fabulous!

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