Grandma’s Got Style: Iris Apfel’s Best Looks (Part 1)

Iris Apfel is a style icon. Regardless of the fact that she’s 94 years old – yes, 94! – she still wears thoughtful and incredibly well put-together outfits with ease. And there’s even a documentary about her! Check out eight of Iris’ best styles here, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!

Number Eight: All Red Everything. Look at her pop! It takes real guts to wear something this bold.

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Joe Kohen/Stringer / Getty Images

Number Seven: Glasses Game on Point. Iris always wears glasses with round frames. And who can blame her? She looks great!

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Astrid Stawiarz / Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014

Number Six: Black Velvet. Perhaps she’s channeling David Lynch, but whatever it is, she looks great doing it. That coat calls to mind 101 Dalmations, but Iris is no Cruella De Vil.

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Jason Kempin / Getty Images for Joanna Mastroianni

Number Five: Sunshine Lady. That shirt is bold, but it only serves as a blank canvas for her amazing and diverse accessories. We’d let her brighten up our day anytime.

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Larry Busacca / Getty Images

Number Four: Bedazzled. It’s an impressive feat that she’s even capable of standing wearing all of that jewelry! Her bracelets alone could supply an entire thrift store.

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Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images

Number Three: Model Behavior. Iris fits right in sitting next to model Carol Alt. In fact, one could argue she looks even better than Alt.

Jason Kempin / Getty Images for Joanna Mastroianni
Jason Kempin / Getty Images for Joanna Mastroianni

Number Two: Tribal to a Tee. Some tribal jewelry can be tacky, but if you’re Iris, you can get away with anything. Go big or go home.

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Joe Kohen / Getty Images

Number One: Fur Gone Wild. Fur might not be fashionable anymore, but on a woman like Iris, it just looks so purr-fect. The eccentric cut of the fur really makes it stand out as well.

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Joe Kohen / Getty Images

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