Mason Grammer was invited by Malan Breton to walk in his runway show for the third consecutive New York Fashion Week on Feb. 9. She made her runway debut in February 2016.
Mason is the 15-year-old daughter of Camille and Kelsey Grammer.
Kelsey is an actor, comedian and producer, best known, for his role as Frasier on the NBC sitcom “Frasier” and the NBC sitcom “Cheers.”
Camille is a television personality on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” She divorced Kelsey in 2010. She also has a son with Kelsey. She is a proud supportive mother who loves being by Mason’s side. She is happy that Mason has something to call hers.
Camille talks about the steps that she and Mason take to prepare Mason to walk in the show.
“We usually go to the gym in the morning,” Camille said. ”But we slept in this morning. We like to relax the day before. Mason does a rehearsal before the show. She gets to meet some of the models who will be in the show. We also say hello to Malan and the stylists.”
“Malan’s clothes are so beautiful and comfortable,” Mason added.
It is the fabric that Camille loves about Malan’s clothes.
“His women’s and men’s suits are awesome,” Camille said. “I love the fabrics that he picks from his country.”
Camille loves Malan’s spirit.
“Malan is a beautiful being inside and out,” Camille said. “He feels everyone should shine and he brings that to the show. He is an uplifting and a spiritual person. He has a kind heart and that makes it easy for Mason to feel relaxed. He is not an uptight fashion designer.
He has the kindest eyes and a kind soul. You can see his spirituality in his creativity. His shows are quite wonderful to watch.”
Like any teen girl in a fashion show, Mason is thrilled to be there.
“It’s exciting when I’m walking the runway,” Mason said. “Madison Square Garden is a huge venue. I get nervous each time that I walk the show but once you finally get out there it’s amazing. Once you do your walk, it makes you want to go back out there and do it again.”
Mason loves every single moment in the fashion show.
Well, not every single moment, She hates the part before the show. She hates sitting backstage and waiting to walk.
“We have to get there really early for makeup and hair,” Mason said. “The whole time that we sit back stage is nerve-wracking.”
It may be uncomfortable for Mason, but for her mother it’s exciting.
“I’m nervous for her,” Camille said. “She is 15 years old. These girls are seasoned pros. I’m so proud of her. I love seeing her on stage with her outfit and makeup.
“It’s as if she transforms from my little girl into a professional fashion model. It’s incredible to see the transformation. I know she said she was nervous, but she hides it.”
Camille sees this modeling experience as a confidence builder.
“It’s good for her to have this experience,” Camille said. “With everything that she has gone through in her life with me, her dad and my divorce and the show. My divorce was a public scrutiny on both sides. It gives Mason self-confidence that she can claim is all hers. It is not mine or Kelsey’s. She takes great pride in that.”
Camille enjoys calming Mason down before the show.
“The most exciting thing about this experience is being there,” Camille said. ”People say how hard can it be to walk in a fashion show, but it’s very hard for these girls to get the courage to go out there. There are so many people and a lot of photographers. She doesn’t want to fall or sneeze. It is a lot of pressure. “
Camille takes it a step further as she talks about the runway walk.
“There is certain amount of choreography to the walk,” Camille said. “It’s not like walking down the street. There is a certain rhythm going to the music that you have to do. We practice together. She practiced a lot the first year with the coordinator of the show.”
The ninth grader’s fashion style is classy clothes.
“I like classy clothes,” Mason said. “I don’t like showing off my stomach. I don’t like crop tops or off the shoulder outfits.”
Mason may enjoy fashion but she also enjoys playing soccer.
“I love the technique of soccer,” Mason added. “A lot of people think that soccer is not a sport. It takes a lot of brainpower to play soccer.
“You have to do a lot of footwork and think about where you will kick and you have to do it quickly. A lot of people don’t understand how hard it is. If you don’t believe me, then try to play it.”
Camille sees Mason as a grounded teen.
“Mason has weathered a lot,” Camille said. ”She has had to grow up with the show, the divorce and being a teenager and all the pressures that come with being a teen. She has given me sound advice on life.”
The mother and daughter duo participate in the Women’s Cancer annual 5K in Washington, D.C. to raise money and awareness for women’s cancer. Camille is a cancer survivor.
“We go to Washington every November,” Mason said.” We are there for a weekend. I spoke this year at my mom’s charity. We walk the 5K.
“I love being there because it’s so powerful. There are women there who have survived cancer. It is sad and happy to be there. You see all these people still fighting and all the people who have fought and made it through.”
Camille believes you only live once so enjoy being a teen girl.
“Teen girls should get involved with sports and after-school activities,” Camille said. “It will keep you grounded. Do not exploit your body on the Internet with Facebook and social media just to get attention. You should focus on friends and family. You have all your life to do that. You have to be careful with what you put out there.”
This is the advice that Camille gives her own daughter.
“I told Mason that I’m glad that she isn’t the most popular girl in high school,” Camille said. ”It makes me proud.”
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