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Iris Apfel Meets Kanye, Calls Him 'a Handsome Young Fella Wow'

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There is no doubt about it, Iris Apfel's still got it. In the full documentary clip via Paper, the fashion icon brushes shoulders with Jenna Lyons and Alexander Wang, before running into living legend by his own admission, Kanye West. The year is 2011, and a pre-Kim Kanye tells Iris she looks "so good tonight." That's when Iris goes all heart-eyes emoji and politely gushes back, "My goodness, coming from a handsome young fella, wow." Wow is right, Iris.

Check out Paper's full documentary teaser: