Iris Apfel has become one of the most beloved faces in fashion in recent years, and now this flamboyant and bespectacled 93-year-old style maven is about to be immortalised in IRIS, a documentary by Albert Maysles which hits UK cinemas today.
Respected by all that cross her path and renowned for her creativity and sharp wit, Iris has long been a fashion force to reckoned with on the New York scene. This new documentary is a touching exploration of Iris in her autumn years, and how that despite the fact she is fast approaching 94, she hasn’t lost any of her enthusiasm for art and the people surrounding it. More than just a fashion film IRIS is an example of one woman’s incredible passion for life: from haggling in thrift shops, to working with top fashion magazines, see the real Iris Apfel in action doing what she does best.
To celebrate the release of this fascinating flick, here are some of our favourite Iris quotes. Guaranteed they’ll have you chuckling well into next week….