INTERVIEW | Celebrities Style

Grece Ghanem Makes Ageing Desirable

An “Ageless Style Icon” by Vogue
By Hanane Tabet
02 Apr,2020

With her white hair, sexy pout and perfect figure, Lebanese-Canadian influencer Grece Ghanem makes growing old look desirable. The beautiful 54-year-old Montrealer with more than 200K followers on Instagram, is described as an “Ageless Style Icon” by Vogue. Her style is sometimes minimalist, and sometimes funky, It was from her grandmother that she inherited her passion for fashion. Grece was able to grab brands’ attention thanks to her daughter Cheyenne who encouraged her to sign up on Instagram account. Although, Grece has a Master’s degree in microbiology, but she converted to sport and embraced the career of private trainer.

 

Your inspiration?
Art, photography, travel and the people I meet on a daily basis.

Your thoughts on aging?
Aging is great. You are beautiful in your soul and in your self-confidence. At my age, I always want to be visible and show people that life is good and full of surprises!

Your Beauty Secrets?
Be happy, drink a lot of water, exercise, never sleep without cleaning and moisturizing my skin, use sunscreen, let my hair air dry, keep my jade roller in the freezer; The feeling of freshness is very soothing.

 


 

Your Style Secrets?
I own some pieces that are 23 years old, the age of my daughter, some that I brought to Canada from Lebanon! People close to me know very well that I take exceptional care of my wardrobe.

Your advice to young fashion enthusiasts?
Invest in an ageless style, which means a versatile, good quality wardrobe that can be transferred from one generation to another. Don’t forget to have fun and experiment!

Fashion?
It is a personal concept that allows you to express yourself.

Your style?
I love wearing feminine pieces with masculine elements, mixing luxury pieces with sportswear, and combining classic and contemporary. I try to do it naturally and effortless.

Your elegance?
Self-confidence is the key to confidence

 


 

Your addiction?
Sun, travel and swimming.

Favorite piece?
A white silk dress from Celine Spring / Summer 2018 collection, with delicate lace front and open sides.

A life without high heels is ..?
My daily life! I adore wearing sports shoes with dresses for a masculine touch. But I can't resist a pair of high heels with wide pants.

Your favorite designers?
The Row, Céline by Phoebe Philo and Balenciaga since the appointment of Demna Gvasalia as artistic director.

Your idol?
American businesswoman Iris Apfel, who always says that a good personal style is getting to know yourself, staying curious and having a good sense of humor. I totally agree with her!

 


A piece you never wear?
A tight piece, whether it's a tight dress or skinny jeans. Not at all my style.

A taste mistake?
Copying a look from a magazine or from an influencer. It is better to create your own special style, one that reflects your personality.

Best brand?
Céline by Phoebe Philo. With her, minimalism has regained its letters of nobility and she made fashion modern and more desirable.



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