Monday, August 23, 2010

Forget Purple...


When I grow old, I'm going to wear Iris Apfel glasses with my baubles and pearls.

Along with Coco and Mae West, Iris is another I adore for her fearless unapologetic style.

So I knew it was fate when I stepped into a trendy boutique in the Melrose District while on a recent trip to LA...and there they were. THE GLASSES I have coveted for so long. For $12.99. Which is really one of the best parts, because, while her glasses undoubtedly cost a gazillion dollars, Iris is known for pairing a kicky little H&M leopard skirt with a Sable Mink coat. She is that perfect combination of back alley and haute couture that we so revere at Paris Montana.
Another little secret? She may be 80-somethingish, but she never got old. Like her, I'm skipping most things purple, and
trading in old for growing bold in style and fabulous accessories.
See you down the road!








5 comments:

  1. Right there with you sista!!!!! She rocks!!

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  2. Yeah Baby! Now there's a trail blazer for me. Love to be different! So happy to learn about her here in the back woods of Wimberley, Texas. And I might add...you'd look good in anything.
    Weekend Blessings ;-)

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  3. Yes, iconic fearless style looks good at any age doesn't it! Growing old may be mandatory but growing up is totally optional IMO... I'm a Great-Grandma but I still love my eclectic Bohemian Gypsy style and refuse to trade my sense of style or point of view for what is allegedly "in" or the norm... how boring! *wink* I love to rock my Magnolia Pearl ensembles or Christian Audigier Tees with flowing Gypsy Skirts or Vietnamese Pajama Pants every day! You go girl... luv the glasses!


    Dawn... The Bohemian

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  4. Very well said...no purple for me either.

    Jenny

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