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A moment with Maren Greve Enthoven

At 17 Maren left Denmark to start university in Scotland, however, after a brief visit to London she was immediately signed by Vogue where the then editor Bee Miller took her under her wing becoming one of the world’s best known faces during the sixties and early seventies. Maren is a true creative, her journey through modelling, her life as an author (her book ‘From Home to Home’ is completely wonderful for anyone who is leaving home for the first time) and more recently her charming and joyful paintings. They make me so happy to look at and smile, just like the artist herself. I hope this leaves you feeling the same.

What is your life motto?

"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible." Dalai Lama

Who inspires you and why?

My mother, she was kind and intelligent which is a great combination.

What book should we all read?

Any books written by Colette.

Do you have any daily routines?

When I wake up, I do my pilates, eat my porridge and then take the dogs out for a walk for an hour near the Thames.

How do you unwind? Nice glass of red wine.

How would you spend your perfect day? Being at home, painting and hanging out with family and dogs in my garden.

What makes you smile? Having conversations with my grandchildren.

Tell us about your personal style I collect shoes and have a shoe room and I love Yamamoto for their simplicity and elegance.

Where is your favourite place to travel to? My sisters house in France. What are your favourite instagram accounts? My granddaughters and yours!

What are your Top Tips for entertaining? Music, candles, good food and great wine – keep it simple.

Image Copyright - Maren Enthoven

Maren's paintings are all private commissions. If you would like to find out more direct message Maren via Instagram on @_marengreveenthoven_


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