Eyewear Icons: Iris Apfel

From the relaxed prep of JFK, to Francois Hardy’s Gallic minimalism, we’re often told that less is more when it comes to style. Iris Apfel proves otherwise—and the 101 year old has earned legend status with a full-on maximalist approach with her trademark chunky round-framed specs and huge gold chains that rival the local mayor’s. Her motto? “More is more, and less is a bore.”

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