Undoubtedly Iris Apfel is one of the most iconic people in the fashion world. At 93 years of age the New Yorker comes to the movie screens in a documentary that tells her trajectory until conquering the rank of grandma of fashion.
The interior designer exudes energy and vitality, and owns a style that influenced generations. Even before the “Hi-Low” style become fashion concept, Apfel combined trinkets bought at Bowery (costume jewelry shops) with pieces of haute couture by Dior, making a harmonious mix of colors, textures and prints.
Will not be in the movie theater the first time that she appears to the world, she has already been seen in campaigns to the American brands as Kate Spade and jeweler Alexis Bittar. The grandma of fashion also has on her list a partnership with MAC cosmetics, that includes her unmistakable colored lipsticks, she has also traveled around the world with a exhibition showing pieces of her personal collection.
The movie is a great tip for those who enjoy a beautiful and exemplary fashion history and for those who love movies, a cool way to pay tribute to the director Albert Maysles, who died in March this year even before the premiere of his last documentary!