Fashion icon Iris Apfel launches new accessories collection to celebrate her 102nd birthday with prices of brooches, earrings and necklaces starting at just $12.79

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Great style comes with age – just look at fashion and interiors designer Iris Apfel who turns 102 this month. And fortunately for the rest of us, fashion’s most fabulous centenarian has now collaborated with accessories brand Erstwilder so we can all have an affordable piece of her iconic maximalist decadence.

Newly launched this week on August 22, the Erstwilder x Iris Apfel collection consists of 19 bright and bold pieces including brooches, necklaces and earrings.

Need some more fun in your life? The Erstwilder x Iris Apfel collaboration collection features 19 unique pieces all embodying Iris’ creative free spirit.

Drawing inspiration from Iris’ life, career and personal style, the range of brooches, earrings, and necklaces is a celebration of the legend herself. Wearing any of the pieces willguarantee heads turning and compliments being given!


With prices starting at $12.79, you can brighten up any outfit whatever your budget.

And as Erstwilder is an Australian brand, but with free shipping to the US, investing in a piece from the Iris Apfel collection will separate you from the crowds as you’re unlikely to bump into anyone else wearing it.

Whether you would like to add a touch of color to a classic black outfit or love to color clash, here are our top picks to make you and everyone who meets you a little more joyful and fun. Explore the full range on the Erstwilder website.

In a choice of three designs, you can wear Iris on your lapel, chest or wherever else you want to brighten up. 

Iris is a big fan of brooches and says:  One of the most underrated accessories is the humble brooch. They’re a wonderfully expressive art form and can elevate an outfit instantly. Dressing is all about fun and self-expression, and brooches offer an amazing way to be curious, creative, and express your personal style.’


If you don’t fancy wearing Iris but still want to capture her style, there are brooches that feature her feather boas and trademark black spectacles on a choice of two cats or a dog.

For cat lovers and dog lovers that love fashion, these are a no-brainer. If you love both cats and dogs, you may have to buy them both! 


Iris Apfel is instantly recognizable for her trademark black spectacles. They take a lot of confidence to wear on your nose, but wearing them around your neck is a way to attract attention without covering up your eyes.

On a sterling silver chain, it’s made from high quality materials so you can wear it for years without wear and tear. 


With the quote ‘fashion you can buy, but style you possess.’ this brooch is affordable and poignant.

Measuring 50mm by 22mm, it won’t detract from your outfit but it will be admired when seen up close. 



Have you ever met anyone wearing ear-rings shaped like two faces before? This is your chance to set a trend!

With Iris’s signature spectacles and a green necklace, everyone you meet will be asking you where you got these. They’re a great conversation starter! 


If you want to be different without being too dramatic, the spectacle earrings are a great place to start.

They don’t look that different to regular drop ear-rings until you get up close. They’re a great base to start experimenting with your style and build up some confidence to be bolder.