All posts tagged: DAREtoDefine

“More is More, less is a bore” says Iris Apfel

Style icon Iris Apfel, started her career as an interior designer. One day she stumbled upon a vintage pattern she couldn’t find but just had to have. She found a weaver to weave the fabric for her. That weaver would later be one of the founders of Old World Weavers with Iris and her husband Carl. The company flourished in the 42 years of being in business. Iris worked on various design restoration projects for different museums. The restorations in the White House for nine seating presidents were definitely her most memorable.

Photo report MBFWA DAY 1

As the first Amsterdam fashion week of 2015 approached, my goal was to visit as many shows as my schedule would allow. I’ve been to fashion week before and even walked a few runway shows. I was excited to get introduced to new young designers through Vodafone’s First Fashionlab and was curious to see the latest collections of Aziz Bekkaoui, Bas Kosters and Dorhout Mees. First and foremost I was curious to find out which designers dare to (re)define…