Kanye West Crushes on 93-Year-Old Fashion Icon Iris Apfel and She Responds Perfectly: “That’s Cool”

Kanye West and Iris Apfel
Kanye West flirts with Iris Apfel Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images; Cindy Ord/Getty Images

“That’s cool.” Kanye West completely geeked out when he met 93-year-old fashion icon Iris Apfel at the 2011 CFDA Awards. In a clip from Apfel’s new documentary, Iris, that’s made its way onto Vine, the rapper crushes on a seriously cool, yet slightly — and amazingly — flirtatious, Apfel.

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“You’re killing it. You look so good tonight,” a smiling West tells Apfel, who is clad in a lime-green top and her signature jewelry and oversized black glasses. “Oh, thank you. My goodness. Coming from a handsome young fellow — wow, that’s cool,” the interior designer responds.

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Albert Maysles’ upcoming documentary of the icon — who grew up working for Women’s Wear Daily and after launching her own textile firm with her husband Carl renovated numerous rooms in the White House — debuts April 29.

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Watch the charming exchange above.

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