Fun facts about the Fashion Icon:
Beloved for her eccentric stacking of jewelry accessories, furs and colorful clothing, she spends a lot of her time teaching young designers the importance of fashion history. Her belief is that in order to be able o break the rules, you need to first master them.
She founded Old World Weavers with her husband Carl to recreate textiles from the beginning of the 19th Century.
She has consulted on interior design for 9 administrations of the White House.
She is the only person over the age of 100 to have more than 1M followers on Instagram.
“More is more and less is a bore” is her famous mantra.