California born African American Sharia Sarantis, celebrity stylist and director of thriving business ‘The Braid Boss’ says “I would never have guessed I’d be Greek Orthodox and living in Australia with a thriving business!” Yet somehow, at 39 years of age, Sharia finds herself living in Sydney with her Greek Australian husband Sotiri, their two beautiful children and her 72 year old mother-in law. And she couldn’t be happier.
When Elena Koutsoukos’s pappou lost his battle with cancer, his passing brought the family together under sorrowful circumstances. Amongst the colourful stories shared in the celebration of his life, Elena was reminded that her great-grandmother made soap in her village in Megalopoli. So began her quest to obtain her proyiayia’s original recipe, a journey which has culminated in her creation of Soma+Soul, the first clean Greek skincare brand.
Greek City Times caught up with Greek-Belgian entrepreneur and media personality Fabrizio Alexandros Tzinaridis in the lead up to his upcoming series – the successful television franchise ‘De Bachelor’ on the Belgian channel Play4.
Stella Doumanis is an over fifty, fabulous fashionista and, contrary to her Instagram handle, she is not ageing disgracefully. Stella’s style tips, in both fashion and interior design have been lighting up her Instagram page @ageingdisgracefully over the past few years. She is pioneering the way for women over 50 to embrace their age, their ever present silver locks, and their place in society as style icons.