Legendary fashion star Iris Apfel celebrates her 100th birthday

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

30th Aug, 2021. 11:57 am
Iris Apfel

The iconic living legend of fashion, Iris Apfel turns 100 years old on August 29. Lovely birthday wishes and greetings poured in from fans and Instagram followers as she celebrates the centennial of her birthday.

Iris Apfel is widely known for her extravagant clothes and eye-catching makeup. Her hair is coloured bright gray, her lipstick bright red, pink or orange.

The fashion icon and industry legend shared a sweet Instagram post with her followers.

“It’s not every day that you get to turn 100… May the celebrations commence!” she captioned the post with her followers.


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The living legend currently has more than 1.7 million followers on her Instagram account. She has also proved that in the fashion industry style and elegance have no age limit.

Born in New York City in 1921, Apfel grew up during the Great Depression.

She discovered a brooch she really wanted in a basement shop in Greenwich Village in New York when she was 11. It cost $0.65, and she kept every penny she could find to finally purchase it.

It was her first shopping experience, and it began one of the largest private jewellery collections in the United States.

Even at this age, Apfel is still not thinking to step back from active working life. She continues to work as an interior designer.

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