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I have rarely met someone as vivid- as alive- as vital- vivacious- irreverent- joyous- relevant- and needed as Iris. She breathes young air- thinks young thoughts- and gathers no dust. I simply adore her.--Dries van NotenA unique and lavishly illustrated collection of musings- anecdotes- and observations on all matters of life and style- infused with the singular candor- wit- and exuberance of the globally revered ninety-six-year-old fashion icon whose work has been celebrated at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute and by countless fans worldwide.A woman who transcends time and trends- Iris Apfel is a true original- one of the most dynamic personalities in the worlds of fashion- textiles- and interior design. As the cofounder with her husband- Carl Apfel- of Old World Weavers- an international textile manufacturing company that specialized in reproducing antique fabrics- her prestigious clientele has included Greta Garbo- Estee Lauder- Montgomery Clift- and Joan Rivers. She also acted as a restoration consultant and replicated fabric for the White House over nine presidential administrations. Iriss travels worldwide and a passion for flea markets of all sorts inspired her work and fueled her passion for collecting fashion and accessories.In 2005- she was the first living person who was not a designer to have her clothing and accessories exhibited at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art- a blockbuster show that catapulted her to fame and a career as a supermodel- muse- and collaborator for renowned brands- from Citroen to Tag Heuer- and ... Please click here to ask a question
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