Iris Apfel’s unique look would be OTT in many people’s eyes. But peel back the many layers of bangles, necklaces and accessories, of every colour imaginable, all piled on her tiny frame, and underneath you’ll find a true style setter.
The Biba girl was fresh and young with long legs, a bright face and round dolly eyes. Celebrity endorsements from the likes of Cilla Black and Queen of the Mods Cathy McGowan took the Biba name from strength to strength. London was swinging and Biba was at its heart.