This native New Yorker has been on the design scene her whole lifetime, so I just had to spread the knowledge of this remarkable woman with you!
Iris has been in the interior design and fashion world since the 1950’s, and has been a style icon ever since! Though retired, Apfel is still making appearances and spreading her influence at the age of 93!
Two years after Iris Apfel was married her and her husband launched the textile firm Old World Weavers. From 1950-1992 the Apefel’s took part in many design restoration projects including work on the White House for 9 presidents. Those included Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton.
In 2014 the documentary Iris was composed of her life and you should definitely check it out! Let her lifelong energy and iconic style inspire you!
After coming across this interesting Forbes Article I had to shed light in this magnificent icon.