Another reason to love Iris Apfel

Fashion legend can do no wrong

Imagine the scene. You're strolling around London Zoo, cooing at the penguins and admiring the giraffes and suddenly you encounter a legendary style icon and famous fashion designer.

The odd couple is 91-year-old Iris Apfel and Duro Olowu who have been friends since the 2005 British Fashion Awards.

Luckily for us, the encounter was filmed and posted on Nowness.

‘I do things because I love them…If people don’t like it, it’s their problem, not mine,' Apfel tells Olowu as they stoll past the animals,


Apfel refers to her husband of 65 years, Karl as ‘a pussycat’, saying that ‘love is wonderful’ and adding, ‘it’s much easier to jump into somebody’s pants than to get into somebody’s head.’

When Iris Apfel speaks, every sentence is a soundbite.

Iris Apfel on Advanced Style

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