Iris has written a book! Iris has written a book! I don’t really need to say any more, other than these few extracts indicate it’ll be a cracking read.
I know Iris is everywhere now and even my kids know… Read More Read More
A feature in last weekends How to Spend it in the FT, stated that Iris Apfel made growing older cool – which of course we agree with – but we also like to think there are lots of us who… Read More Read More
Iris Apfel goes from strength to strength as a 90 plus style icon, fronting the new Citroen DS 3 car advert.
I hate car adverts, particularly the ones you see at the cinema, which are either weird (looking at you… Read More Read More
It seems like everyone I know got a wearable tech wristband for Christmas. Couples are competing for the most amount of steps per day and constantly check the amount sleep/nutrition/activity they are getting.
It makes sense to track our fitness… Read More Read More
A couple of fashion film tips for you today, both of which look unmissable and show how style, imagination and creativity are totally unrelated to age.
Above is a trailer from Iris, a documentary film by director Albert Maysles, about… Read More Read More
Listen up people, we have a new favourite shop, & Other Stories. I know we’ve written about it before, but recently it’s absolutely nailed it in terms of very wearable clothes for grown ups and we’ve had some interesting feedback… Read More Read More
Octogenarian Iris Apfel shares her love of Matisse and how her style has been inspired by his work. I want to live in her Palm Beach home, arrange things all day and try on lots of outfits!
The Matisse Cut-Outs… Read More Read More
I have been a fan of Iris Apfel for years now and referenced her as a major inspiration for a macro trend at WGSN five years ago, when she was relatively unknown. I both love and hate that she has… Read More Read More
You are never to old to wear red lipstick and our favourite 90 year old style icon, Iris Apfel, proves just, that with her latest collaboration with beauty brand MAC.
She has created a 20 piece collection, which perfectly sums… Read More Read More
We are huge fans of style icon Iris Apfel and love her clever use of colour and eclectic way of dressing.
An inspiration for many years in the fashion and textile world, she had an exhibition devoted to her vast… Read More Read More
Iris Apfel has long been one of the Womens Room favourite Style Icons. We are fascinated by her eccentric style, amazing use of colour and complete refusal to conform and dress like an old lady (she’s 88).
An exhibition dedicated… Read More Read More
The individual, unconventional and eclectic style and taste of Iris Apfel is an inspiration.
She and her husband founded the textile firm Old World Weavers in the fifties. They sourced fabrics from all over the world using old original looms… Read More Read More
Remember we mentioned there was a film coming on Iris Apfel by Albert Maysles? Well it opens this week in the UK, we saw the preview recently and LOVED it.
We all know Iris can dress, but the film shows… Read More Read More
A little contemplation for a Friday, with our favourite 90 year old Iris Apfel and British designer Duro Olowu, as they took a stroll through London Zoo.
“She and her husband Carl are like my second parents,” says Olowu.
See… Read More Read More
I know we’re in danger of turning into the Iris Apfel fan club here on TWR, but for those of you who don’t buy Dazed & Confused, here’s Iris in her recent spread for the magazine, wearing the Autumn Winter… Read More Read More
Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations at the Met is on my list of must see exhibitions when I visit New York this summer and I would have loved to be able to see the not so impossible conversation between 16… Read More Read More
My love of Iris Apfel has never wavered since I discovered her way back in the day before the whole world celebrated her style. Her honest opinions and seemingly tireless ability to remain a style icon, aged 96 – are… Read More Read More
There is an elephant in the room with all the empowering, fabulous looking, super-stylish instagram and blog posts we see on older women currently, its the lack of discussion about how getting older hurts. As our fashion hero Iris Apfel… Read More Read More
Nightwear for day wear is definitely a thing and Milanese designer Francesca Ruffini has tapped in the whole maximalist/eccentric trend perfectly with her F.R.S. (For Restless Sleepers) range of PJs made from finest Italian (Como to be precise) silk.
Featuring… Read More Read More
It’s fashion month (again) – which may or may not mean something to you, but for me it means I have been immersed in what we will or will not be wearing in summer 2016.
This season it’s the Italians… Read More Read More
Many TWR jewellery fans will know all about Pebble London, the extraordinary and extensive jewellery collection of dealer Peter Adler. Peter has been designing and selling tribal art and jewellery for 17 years, mostly from his stuffed-to-the-gunnels Paddington showroom.
As… Read More Read More
I have been “feeling” red for a while now and seeing it on the runway at Prada confirmed my need to buy something red asap.
Lily Allen also went for red (and Yellow nails) on the Graham Norton show last… Read More Read More
So it’s time to start thinking about sunglasses as the sun seems to be shining at last. Here in London, sunglasses appear to have taken on a whole new level of importance for stylish folk, as we have adopted the… Read More Read More
Looking back on the stories that have made the headlines in 2012 its easy to feel a sense of despair when it comes to women’s rights. Whether it’s abortion, rape, or the sexism that appears to dominate our culture and… Read More Read More
A few days in bed with a fluey type thing has meant my blogging energy is at an all time low – so apologies for today’s post.
Imagine it’s like the testcard but with inspiring images we have collected from… Read More Read More
So, as well as designing the clothes for our fantasy TWR range, we thought it would be good to show you what the fantasy store might look like too, after all we have had many moans about who’s doing it… Read More Read More
As I’m sure you are aware, the Marni for H & M collection drops (fashion retail term!) on Thursday, which is making me more excited than is healthy for a woman my age, who should quite frankly realise that there… Read More Read More
While we are no where near ready to start buying our Spring Summer wardrobes yet, we are starting to think about what looks we might be going for. If pastels are not dinging your dong and you are not afraid… Read More Read More
Ok, by now you must have realised we are more than a little obsessed with older style icons, especially if they are over 70, from New York City and preferably jewish!! It seems we are not the only ones. The… Read More Read More
The winter before last I treated myself to the above Marni coat, a beautifully neat zip front number that is a complex patchwork of downy-jacket front, knitted ribbed sleeves and houndstooth black and white checked wool back. I adore it.… Read More Read More