Video: Jeanne Beker on meeting her idols, personal style and wardrobe staples

Style is what one chooses; what one uses to make their own individual voice heard,” says Canadian fashion icon Jeanne Beker. “It goes much more beyond the actual materials and accessories we commonly think of as fashion.”

With her years of experience covering runways, getting to know trendsetters and attending VIP soirées, the trailblazing journalist knows just about everything there is to know about the world of fashion.

Now, the former Fashion Television host is back with a new live Shopping Channel show, Style Matters With Jeanne Beker, which offers a fresh take on how the worlds of fashion and style collide with Canadians everywhere.

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“I wanted to push the boundaries, really get to know Canadians and celebrate different style sensibilities from coast to coast,” Jeanne, 63, tells Hello!.

Jeanne attends Hello! Canada's TIFF gala last year. Photo © Getty

In an exclusive chat with the famed fashion reporter and mother of two , Hello! Canada sought to learn more about finding one’s personal style (it has to do with “confidence,” says Jeanne), being star-struck by a certain Beatle and the key to dressing great at any age.

Catch full episodes of Style Matters With Jeanne Beker at theshoppingchannel.com (and read the rest of our exclusive one-on-one with Jeanne in the newest issue of Hello! Canada).

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