Iris Apfel

Iris Apfel

Accidental Icon : Musings of A Geriatric Starlet

Book - 2018
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"A 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 Art's 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. Iris's travels worldwide and a passion for flea markets of all sorts inspired her work and fueled her passion for collecting fashion and accessories"--Amazon.com
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Characteristics: 174 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062405081
006240508X
Call Number: 746.9209 APFEL
Alternative Title: Accidental icon

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