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Fashion icon Iris Apfel dies at the age of 102

Fashion icon Iris Apfel dies at the age of 102

The American businesswoman, interior designer and fashion icon died at her home in Palm Beach, Florida.

American businesswoman, interior designer, and fashion icon, Iris Apfel, died on Friday, at the age of 102, according to a message she posted on her personal page on social media.

His family spokesman, Stu Loeser, also confirmed to the newspaper New York times Who died at his home in Palm Beach, Florida.

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With more than three million followers on Instagram, the model – the antithesis of ageism – continued to provide lessons on trends as well as makeup as the image of the Ciaté London brand until the last moments of her life.

Ever since her hypnotic allure was discovered by an exhibition of her collection at the Met in New York in 2005, when Apfel was 84, magazines and fashion brands have set their eyes on her. He has since done campaigns with jewelry, fashion, and even ice cream brands.

Another of his latest works in the world of fashion is the clothing collection with H&M, which he presented in 2022. A collection full of colours, his greatest distinctive feature.

“The world can be a gray place, so Colors, patterns and textures are a way to bring some fun to life. “The same goes for makeup: I want the lipstick to be as bright and bold as possible,” she told People magazine in an interview in 2022.

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He also talked about one of his most distinctive items, his large, dazzling plastic glasses: “People said to me, ‘Why are they so big?’” “And I told them because they are happy to see you.”

despite of Apfel became a fashion giant in his later yearsShe spent her early years as an interior designer and textile expert.

After marrying her husband, Carl Apfel, in 1947, the two founded Old World Weavers, a textile company that worked with figures of the time such as Greta Garbo and Estée Lauder, and also worked with her on decorating the White House for several presidents.