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by on October 17, 2012

In what may be the best cover we have seen in months, 91 year old style icon Iris Apfel stars on the cover of Dazed and Confused and we are obsessed

91 Year Old Iris Apfel Stars on the Cover of <i>Dazed and Confused</i>

If you’re anything like our fellow writers here at FashionIndie, than you are an Advanced Style Lady in Waiting. Advanced Style is a fashion blog written by Ari Seth Cohen that focuses on older women who give zero f*cks about fashion and personal style norms. 91-year old Iris Apfel is featured frequently on this blog and now the magazine Dazed and Confused has decided to make her their cover girl.

91 Year Old Iris Apfel Stars on the Cover of <i>Dazed and Confused</i>

Shown in various looks by Commes Des Garcon, Iris shuts this editorial down much like a supermodel and less like our grandmother. Although experience has proven that our grandmothers should in fact can be our greatest style inspirations, Iris and the Advanced Style ladies are showing that your sense of style only solidifies as you age. 81-year old Carmen Dell’Orecice took the runway for Norisol Ferrari and several other shows during this past New York Fashion Week and are sensing a trend in fashion that is leaning towards fashion accepting aging beauty.

Check out the behind-the-scenes video shot by Jeff Bark and be sure to pick up your November issue of Dazed and Confused today. If you like what you see here, be sure to check out the “Golden Girls” of fashion whose ages combined are over 300 years!


Contributed by Emily Draznik

Chicago transplant and aspiring gay icon. I hold the belief that puns are the highest form of humor and love writing about fashion and everything in between.