Fashion icon Iris Apfel is 99! Here are her fabulous life and style lessons

Iris Apfel, a fashion icon and interior decorator is celebrating her 99th birthday in style today. Apfel, who has an easily-recognizable, eclectic and bold look, is credited by many as one of the first people to exude and celebrate what we now refer to as personal style.

The self-described “geriatric starlet” posted about her special day on Instagram where her tagline is “More is more & less is a bore.”

“My old hourglass is doing just fine… Sand’s dripping away, arriving at ninety plus nine. Happy Birthday to Me, may I be of good cheer! To give thanks for thriving & surviving one hell of a year!” Apfel posted along with a picture of herself looking fabulous in a green dress to match her green birthday balloons and surrounded by a menagerie of stuffed animals.

According to CNBC, Apfel was born in New York City on Aug. 29, 1921

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Beth Birkett of Bephies Beauty Supply on Running a Small Business

Women running their own companies? We love to see it. In our monthly series Small Business Spotlight, we chat with independent fashion entrepreneurs about their journey to be-your-own-boss status. Here, tips for raising funds, developing a marketing strategy, navigating social media, and more—straight from women who have done it themselves.


Beth Birkett is no stranger to the fashion industry: She is a costume designer, a creative director, the co-owner of the iconic Los Angeles streetwear store Union with her husband, Chris Gibbs, and the founder of Bephie, an ultra-cool women’s streetwear line. Instead of baking bread when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the fashion girl took a leap into yet another space: Beauty. She evolved Bephie into Bephies Beauty Supply, an online retailer that serves as an inclusive marketplace for clothing, beauty, house wares, and more, that supports the work of Black women and those in the LGBTQ+ community.

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Kim Kardashian Jokingly Says She Hates Her Hairstylist After He Posts Photo of Her Sleeping

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Kim Kardashian is sneaking in sleep whenever and wherever she can!

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 40, was trolled by her hairstylist Chris Appleton on Monday when he posted a photo of the mom-of-four fast asleep mid-glam session.

Kardashian, leaning back in a salon chair, was in full makeup when she fell asleep, and the reality star’s mouth fell open during her nap.

Appleton threw up a peace sign for the camera as he continued to work on her hair.

“I love u Kim,” he captioned the candid picture.

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The photo certainly caught Kardashian off-guard.

“I f–ing hate you!!! LOL You exhausted me!” Kardashian joked in the comments section.

Meanwhile, her friend and former boss Paris Hilton called her “Sleeping Beauty” in another comment.

RELATED: North West Is ‘Very Particular’ About Her Hair, Says Chris Appleton: ‘She Knows What She Likes’

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Modesto CA homeless seek shelter during winter cold, rain

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The warming center at The Modesto Gospel Mission welcomes new clients during the severe winter storm on January 28, 2020.

This week’s winter storm brought more than 3 inches of rain and near gale-force winds, washing away many homeless encampments and leaving the occupants exposed to brutal conditions.

Some people took advantage of a warming center at the Modesto Gospel Mission.

“We are open all day and all night for anyone to come in and get out of the weather,” said Zack Gentry, director of programs at the mission.

Gentry said that at 8 a.m. Thursday morning, the warming center had 35 new people who were not regular daily visitors, but the center has the capacity for at least 100 more, even with following COVID-19 precautions.

The Mission opens their warming center when temperatures drop to 40 degrees, it’s raining or otherwise unsafe for people to be out

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Inauguration fashion: Purple, pearls, and mittens

Second husband Doug Emhoff, Vice-President Kamala Harris, First Lady Jill Biden, and President Joe Biden wave to the crowd
Second husband Doug Emhoff, Vice-President Kamala Harris, First Lady Jill Biden, and President Joe Biden wave to the crowd

Politicians in pearls, the colour purple and warm woollen mittens – these are just a few of Washington’s favourite things from the 2021 Inauguration.

With America’s leaders in the spotlight on the inauguration – and world – stage, sometimes what they wear can say more than their speeches.

DC-based fashion consultant Lauren Rothman says Americans have always taken an interest in what political leaders don for inaugural celebrations. And in 2021, with an ongoing pandemic and economic crisis as well as the swearing-in of the first female vice-president, things feel “even more loaded”.

It’s all about optics for the politically fashion-minded, says Ms Rothman, who helps style politicians for events including inaugurations past.

So let’s see how outspoken this year’s inauguration crowd really was, from the Bidens to Bernie Sanders –

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How does instagram determine the world of fashion and clothing?

The Best Fan Girl Zara Instagram Accounts To Obsess Over

There are various online clothing shops that many have patronized but couldn’t get satisfied. If you belong to this category of people then you need to be careful with where you buy your next clothing materials. Having visited several sites without success, here come BelleLily opinions with good reviews and opinions  about women clothing for all sizes. When you think of standards before you make a choice, then Newchic is the best fashion home to express your fashion feelings.

As a result of the wide use of social media globally, most social media owners have allowed users to showcase or advertise their products and services. Instagram is widely used to promote goods and services online. It allows you to upload videos or pictures of your products or services for people to see. Today, Instagram has  contributed to the growth of many online businesses. 

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