With Grace: Classic Lessons on Beauty, Style & Manners
- About the Author
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. Within these pages, Elsa shares some useful tips to not only help you look your best, but also feel your best too. From DIY pedicures to simple-but-effective skin cleansing techniques, these valuable lessons are put together with Elsa's own 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.
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 an Italian businessman, Enrico Miserendino, who was the chairman of Olivetti (S) Pte Ltd.
Cover Type: Hard cover
Page Count: 288
Year Published: 2016
Size: 225mm x 152mm