All posts tagged Rare Bird of Fashion

20160254_0126-Photo_Credit-Kathy Tarantola

A passionate collector

When Deputy Director Lynda Roscoe Hartigan was arranging to bring Shoes: Pleasure and Pain to PEM from London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, she knew she would find a way to …

Iris Apfel with husband Carl Apfel in PEM galleries

Carl Apfel turns 100

On August 4th New York City raised a glass to celebrate the 100th birthday of Carl Apfel. That name should sound familiar to those still following the rising star of …

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A satisfying read

As a newspaper reporter for many years, I asked people what they thought — about everything and anything. Who do you like for mayor? How did the fire start? Why …

Iris Apfel installs her ensembles at PEM

The world according to Iris

Self-described “geriatric starlet” and “world’s oldest living teenager,” Iris Apfel has been on a non-stop media blitz since her Rare Bird of Fashion exhibition made its splash here in 2009. …