These Flemish women are holding sway in Monaco

For many, living in the most exclusive state in the world is an unattainable dream. For Atoessa, Winny, Sylvie and Anne-Françoise it is real.

 Monacowomen follows four eccentric women who exchanged the Low Countries for a luxury life in Monaco, complete with decadent excesses, big dreams, small uncertainties and a lot of money. Anne-Françoise, Atoessa, Sylvie and Winny are all beautiful, rich women living the good life, but they also have their own impressive story!

Four extravagant women exchanged modest Flanders for a luxury life in mundane Monaco. Glitter and glamour are now daily fare for them and euros a lot of various faits. We take an unseen look into the exclusive life of Flemish Monacowomen ...

Atoessa Ghavami (38)

The elegant businesswoman Atoessa is from Izegem and has Iranian roots. Together with her husband Max, she provides exclusive catering on the private jets of the greats, such as movie stars and presidents. They have become the reference in the culinary world of private jets. Atoessa and Max live the life of the rich & famous and meanwhile they had their a first daughter: Lily Rose. Caring for Lily Rose is difficult to combine with her work, but luckily she can count on her staff.

Atoessa is strong and elegant businesswoman, but also likes partying with a glass of champagne!

Sylvie Ernalsteen (47) DJ GRACE

Sylvie is from Antwerp and worked for years as a real estate broker. During a trip to Miami she met Oprah Winfrey and meeting her was an eye-opener: she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a DJ. On the Côte d'Azur is Sylvie now better known as DJ Grace. She is the resident DJ of the most exclusive yacht club in Monaco and the Hotel de Paris in Saint-Tropez. But her life was not always a party: she was severely burned in a gas explosion and had undergone many plastic reconstructions. Signed by fate with numerous scars, but full of energy, she is working on her music career and she lovingly cares for her son Alexander.

Winny Wathelet-suffys (47)

Winny is 47 years and is enjoying her exclusive life. She was a hard working hairdresser, but found the love of her life and happiness in the mundane Monaco. Her husband Vincent is a television producer and manager of cycling talent Philippe Gilbert. He is often absent because of his work, and at those moments fled Winny to amuse herself by solitude with her friends or go shopping. She cherishes the dream to be an entrepreneur and wants to make her invention, "the Winnynaise" a resounding success.

Winny is someone with an eternal smile and has the style of a princess. She is a welcome lady in Monaco, especially in the shops ... ...

Anne-Francoise Thys (51)

The picture perfect Anne-Françoise's life - originally from Antwerp - took a drastic turn when she lost her husband in an accident. She completely took over his business and succeeded in combining the education of her three sons with the further expansion of the business. In the meantime, she is in the business world. On the other hand, she is a free-spirited adventurer. She has already seen it all and had it all and nothing stands in the way of her realizing her ultimate dream at an exotic destination. With her bright yellow Porsche Carrera and richly filled wardrobe, she is an icon in Monte Carlo.