With Grace: Classic Lessons on Beauty, Style & Manners

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Elsa Yeo

Synopsis:
Elsa Yeo is one of the doyennes of Singapore's modelling industry who started and ran the Elsa Yeo Model Centre and E.Y. Agency, and has trained many young women in deportment, personal grooming and etiquette. These valuable lessons were put together in With Grace along with her reminiscences as well as recollections from her former students. With Grace takes a pragmatic and instructional approach to what some may regard as a soft topic, one that truly never goes out of style.

About the Author:
Elsa Yeo was born in Labuan, Sabah, East Malaysia and grew up in Singapore. She worked as a kindergarten teacher while attending personal enhancement and modelling courses at the Louise Klerk Academy in Singapore. She left for London in the 1960s and trained with the Christine Shaw Beauty School. Upon her return to Singapore, she worked as a Mannequin Instructress and fashion coordinator with the Michelle Beauty and Model Academy. Two years later, in 1973, she started the Elsa Yeo Model Centre and E.Y. Agency. She was married to Italian businessman, Enrico Miserendino, who was the chairman of Olivetti (S) Pte Ltd.

ISBN: 9789814655972
Format: Hardcover
Size: 225mm x 152mm
Pages: 288pp
Published: May 2016

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