Iris Apfel on Where and Why She Loves to Travel

Julia Millay Walsh

There's only one person I want to be when I grow up, and she is Iris Apfel. The self-described "geriatric starlet" had careers in interior design and textiles, but she is best-known for her nonpareil fashion sense. Always brimming with accessories, her distinct style is one of a kind. In this video interview with Condé Nast Traveller, the style iconwho says travel was critical to developing her personal aestheticshares her favorite places on the globe to visit and explains why she loves to travel. Watch the video above for a little peek into her life.

Read more about Iris in Eric Boman's book, Rare Bird of Fashion.

What is your favorite country to visit?

There's only one person I want to be when I grow up, and she is Iris Apfel. The self-described "geriatric starlet" had careers in interior design and textiles, but she is best-known for her nonpareil fashion sense. Always brimming with accessories, her distinct style is one of a kind. In this video interview with Condé Nast Traveller, the style iconwho says travel was critical to developing her personal aestheticshares her favorite places on the globe to visit and explains why she loves to travel. Watch the video above for a little peek into her life.

Read more about Iris in Eric Boman's book, Rare Bird of Fashion.

What is your favorite country to visit?

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