The Piscine Molitor continues to host fashion shows, galas, exhibits, and events, now with a decidedly edgy twist. In its new iteration as Hotel Molitor, another layer of intrigue permeates the piscine—an iconic space that has enchanted guests for decades.

We (barely) caught up with Apfel in the city of lights to get her take on her new collaboration with Le Bon Marché, titled “Iris in Paris.”