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Style Icon Iris Apfel Sells Her Epic Collection

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    In our book, Iris Apfel can do no wrong. From her signature oversized specs to her patterned, patent loafer shoes, her iconic style represents a flair and conviction we can only aspire to. In an ideal world we'd love her to go with us everywhere, dishinYour text to link...g out her golden life and style wisdom.

    But, we'll settle for the next best thing. For the first time ever, she's selling some of her vast personal collection of jewelry and antiques on One Kings Lane. The collection runs the gamut from furniture and lighting to jewelry (those famous bangles!) to art and textiles and rugs. And, it's no small sale. There are 800 pieces in total. Yep, she just put all our spring cleaning goals to shame.

    While a staple in the fashion community, not as commonly known is that she spent most of her career as an interior designer and owned a textile firm with her husband. We had the absolute delight to chat with the 92-year-old about her decorating vision, upcoming collaboration with the Tate Modern, and the last thing she bought for her apartment (you'll be surprised).

    Click through for our interview with her and then get shopping (it's selling out fast). To take a cue from Iris: "You only have one trip; you might as well have fun." That applies to our wallet, too, right?

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