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‘Iris’ celebrates a singular style sensation (Our grade: B)

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Iris Apfel’s singular style is chronicled in “Iris.”
Iris Apfel’s singular style is chronicled in “Iris.”

Iris Apfel’s singular style is chronicled in “Iris.”

Roger Moore – Tribune News Service

She was never a great beauty, a model or magazine editor, never married anybody famous. But somehow, Iris Apfel was anointed a New York “fashion icon.”

That Apfel achieved this status — with her vast collection of couture accessories earning a Metropolitan Museum of Art show followed by newspaper profiles and magazine covers — well into her 80s is what makes her rise astonishing, and worthy of “Iris,” one of the last documentaries of the late Albert Maysles.

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