Rare bird of fashion : the irreverent Iris Apfel (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Rare bird of fashion : the irreverent Iris Apfel

Author: Eric Boman; Iris Barrel Apfel; Harold Koda; Costume Institute
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr

Captures the style of American fashion maverick Iris Apfel who has cultivated a personal chic that is exuberantly idiosyncratic. Featuring over ninety colour plates, this work shows off a selection  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Named Person: Iris Barrel Apfel; Iris Barrel Apfel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Boman; Iris Barrel Apfel; Harold Koda; Costume Institute
ISBN: 0500513449 9780500513446
OCLC Number: 699872077
Notes: This book is based on the exhibition "Rara Avis : selections from the Iris Barrel Apfel collection" held at the Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 13, 2005 - January 22, 2006, and published after the closing of the exhibition ; the exhibition "Rare bird of fashion: the irreverent Iris Apfel" held at the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, February 25-May 27, 2007.
Description: 158 Seiten : überwiegend Illustrationen ; 32 cm
Contents: Preface by Harold Koda; A Word or Two by Iris Apfel; 1. 'I'm not a lady who lunches'; 2. 'In the right tonality, I never met a colour I didn't like'; 3. 'Mama said take one off - I say add one on'; 4. 'I was born with a Souk Sense; 5. 'Don't try this at home'.
Responsibility: Eric Boman. With an introd. by Harold Koda and an autobiographical text by Iris Apfel.


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'A stunning visual record of how Apfel can combine fabrics, colours and accessories with breathtaking elan. A must for any clothes lover' - The Irish Times 'The "anything goes" bravura of style at Read more...

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