Global One News (G1) – Age is nothing but a number — and this 97-year-old beauty queen says “attitude” is the secret to style.
Businesswoman Iris Apfel just landed a modeling contract for the first time in her life — so no surprise if you’ve recognized her in ad campaigns for Kate Spade, MAC cosmetics or HSN.
Before this, the fashionista was booking her own gigs.
The classy fashionista with her striking round glasses is a certified model now being represented by IMG — the same company representing nearly every Victoria’s Secret model.
Iris started a textile company called Old World Weavers in 1950 with her late husband, Carl.
Since then she’s designed her own clothing and accessories line for HSN and recently published a book called “Iris Apfel: Accidental Icon.”
The mature beauty is taking it all in stride saying, “All of a sudden, I’m cool, I’m a hot property. It’s ridiculous. People tell me it’s because I’m real…and say what I think.”