Article by Meredith Keeve – a.k.a. The Wandering Parisian
There used to be a saying: French women don’t get older, they get blonder. And many French women do, get “blonder” with age. But, as is the case in many places, there are also many French women who choose to go grey.
Sophie Fontanel, the famous French journalist from Elle magazine, decided to go grey and wrote a book about it. She found it not only liberating, but even a source of a new power and beauty.
Choosing to go grey
But, as ever, with the French, it is a question of choice. In France, choosing to go grey, like most other attributes, is capitalized upon, and used as a strength. Often silver hair is becomingly...