Fashion legend Iris Apfel died at the age of 102

Iris Apfel, a collector, designer and style symbol, died at the age of 102 in Florida, USA.

The New York star, known for her eclectic style, especially her oversized black-rimmed glasses, died on Friday, March 1, at her Palm Beach mansion.

He achieved worldwide fame with his 2005 exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

His company, Apfel’s Old World Weavers, which produced replica fabrics of 18th and 19th century vintage materials, was involved in a number of restoration projects between 1950 and 1992, including White House commissions for nine US presidents, from Truman to Clinton.

Apfel became a fashion icon when she signed a modeling contract with IMG in 2019 as a 97-year-old model.