“Color is very necessary in our cold, gray world, which gets colder and grayer every day it seems,” the designer said.
Apfel has donated 90 complete ensembles, more than 1,000 separates and selections from her late husband Carl’s wardrobe to the Salem, Mass. museum.
Iris Apfel, Bethann Hardison and Kay Unger will be among the 12 speakers who will commemorate the designer’s life.
The shoe designer responds to life in the film.
Seven hundred designers, suppliers and retailers came to Chelsea Piers to support the HBC Foundation and K.I.D.S. Fashion Delivers.
The 1,130-square-foot boat will depart from Southampton, U.K. on Aug. 31., and arrive the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal.
The style star will continue to offer items from her own closet for purchase.
The initiative supports the fight against breast cancer.