Fashion Heroes : Iris Apfel

Fashion Heroes : Iris Apfel

At 93, Iris Apfel is probably the oldest fashion icon of today. 

The American businesswoman and interior designer became a leading ambassador for fashion by chance at a very late age. Almost a decade ago, the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City premiered an exhibition on her eclectic style entitled Rara Avis (Rare Bird): The Irreverent Iris Apfel...

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Fashion Heroes: Famed Jewellery Houses

Fashion Heroes: Famed Jewellery Houses

hey may be everyday items for many people, but those jewellery pieces we have stored in pretty boxes play a larger significance in our lives than most people realise. For instance, jewellery helps add some extra dazzle to an outfit, turning it from drab to fab in a snap. 

And while the likes of Chopard, Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels have all become household names, thanks to a bevy of media coverage, ad campaigns as well as as red carpet mentions by A-list stars, there are some other famed jewellery houses that one should know in order to increase one's cool quotient. 

This week, we take a look at some of the famous jewellery houses that are now considered vintage finds.

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