Friday, April 16, 2010

EFFORTLESS BEAUTY

When going through some of the items at my yiayia and pappou's (grandparents) home, I stumbled across this amazing photograph. The photo is of my young yiayia (far right) with her sister and cousins. I was taken aback by the beauty of my now aging grandmother and was inspired by how impossibly chic these women were - even at the beach.

Beach hair to my yiayia wasn't tousled untouched waves, these women perfected their tresses before lounging on the sandy beaches of Greece. One of the most hard-working women I've ever been honored to know and even more privileged to share her genes, my yiayia exuded effortless glamour in everything she did.

28 comments:

  1. wow, gorgeous. where were they in the photo?
    p.s. i think you've inspired me to dig up some old photos of my grandma, too.

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  2. wow! i love the swimsuits.
    i didn't know you're greek!

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  3. Cool swimsuits :D
    BTW: thanks for leaving a comment on my blog, I really appreciate it :D

    xoxo Sootjeelina <3

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  4. What a lovely picture. And I love that swimsuit style!
    Great blog by the way! Really cute.
    xx

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  5. Thank you Nia!! =] hehe and defiantly keep me posted when you're in NYC !! we will have to do lunch or something :D!

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  6. wow...goosebumps. Your grandmother is gorgeous and her friends are too! I wish we could do our hair like this!

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  7. Beautiful! Love your grandma's side swept curls. I wish I owned the ruffled two piece.

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  8. Hi! Just found your blog! It's awesome. I just love old pics, yiayias were super fierce, weren't they??

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  9. wow, beautiful photograph!
    i wish i could get my hair to stay like that on a regular day, nevermind the beach!
    xo

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  10. Awww, yiayia and pappou.. so Greek! I love it! This photo is amaazing!! Such a treasure. And I agree about the chicness.. sometimes I wish I could go back to the olden days where everyone dressed so much more glamorously! Send my love to your yiayia, she's beautiful!
    xxx

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  11. Oh I love this photograph, I wish today was like this. I'm going to be rocking a high waisted bikini this summer for sure!

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  12. really and truly classic
    something to aspire to!

    xo hope you're well

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  13. This is such an amazing and gorg photo. Thanks for sharing it with us!

    xo, becs

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  14. So pretty, looks like it should be on a vintage postcard ♥

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  15. wow gorgeous blog! im ur follower...

    xoxo

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  16. hey missy!

    been missing your posts since I've been gone! We should defs hang out sometime soon :)

    ps.
    love this picture! if only my grandma kept some of her pictures;)

    xx raez

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  19. Gorgeous! What a perfect picture!

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  20. Hey!

    Love your blog loads :)

    Great images and outfits!

    Just wanted to say congrats on getting into FIT, I went there a year ago!!

    ENJOY!

    Char x

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  21. GOLLY! these photos are timeless... beautiful BEAUTIFUL!

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  22. You're Yiayia was (I'm sure still is!!!) beautiful! Effortless, actually. Man, those were the days of true beauty and class. Love old pics.

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  23. This is so beautiful, I love it! Thanks for sharing.. :) xoxo

    Sasha
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