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Five questions for fashion icon Iris Apfel

Five questions for fashion icon Iris Apfel

As an interior designer, Iris Apfel had a client list that included Greta Garbo, Marjorie Merriweather Post, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Estee Lauder. But that is not what she is known for. Apfel is famous for being fabulous, or to be more accurate, dressing fabulously.

The 96-year-old Apfel, who splits her time between Palm Beach and Manhattan, is a self-made glamazon and enthusiastic fashionphile. Her wardrobe is compiled from shopping in everything from designer ateliers to flea markets during her international travels and is...