She's already on your coffee table or shelves amongst others at your local library. Iris Apfel has long been the cause of interest, intrigued and discussion. I had the pleasure of meeting her just this week //here// The New York Times speaks with Apfel to discuss her new-found fame, though.
"But now, at 90, she seems baffled, and clearly tickled, to find herself on the cusp of pop stardom, an unlikely celebrity whose fame has been constructed almost entirely around her look. “I’m a geriatric starlet, my dear, don’t you know,” she said the other day. Relaxing in her Park Avenue apartment, a visual feast of cabbage rose patterns, paisleys and brocades, she added, “All of a sudden, I’m hot; I’m cool; I have a ‘fan base.’ ”"
Read on //here//
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