Remember that iconic red carpet look that made you add that red dress to your wishlist? And how can we forget the co-ords in the perfectly shot Insta post from the influencer you obsessively follow. Behind every glamorous look, there are stylists with a vision, running around to make it come true.
There goes a relentless amount of demanding work, creativity, and navigation through multiple obstacles to curate the perfect look that matches the celebrity’s style while adding your own unique touch. What tricks do top stylists have up their sleeves that help them combat all challenges and create the perfect fit? Learn from these Pearlites who’ve been nailing it!
A senior stylist at Khush Magazine, Tanishq’s style spells out luxury and panache. She can take the simplest of outfits and turn them into spectacular looks completely in tune with the models’ vibe. She’s styled the most iconic A-listers, including Aditi Rao Hydari, Sonakshi Sinha, Rakul Preet Singh, and many more.
Aastha is not only a mega stylist, but she’s also the owner of wedding styling startup, Wardrobist. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, and Kajol are just a few of the names she’s waved her stylist’s magical wand over. Her brand has also styled red carpet looks of stars at the Cannes Film Festival! According to her, understanding each person’s individual persona and working according to their body type is the key to success.
For Sanya, styling is all about adapting to the preferences of her clients and never imposing her own style on them. It’s a step-by-step process that creates the perfect look. Her journey came with its own set of struggles that led her to become the trend-setter she now is. With a focus on a lot of colors and contrasts, her work has a nice flow and the right amount of drama.
A costume designer and stylist, Saloni Mahajan’s work radiates with exuberance. Her portfolio is full of the extraordinary styles she’s created, ranging from chic magazine cover shoots to rich folkdance performances. She has had many incredible experiences working with Bollywood icons like Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor. The look books she’s created, such as ‘Maharaja in Denims’ are a joy to leaf through, and a source of inspiration for every aspiring stylist out there!
Nandita is an image consultant and stylist on the rise. Her vision and passion come together in the form of her brainchild, The Style Finesse, her very own styling company. It’s Nandita’s philosophy to make the look that fits the person she’s styling rather than fitting them into it, which sets her apart. She’s worked with some of the top names in the entertainment industry including Sonam C Chhabra, Kamiya Jani, and the stunning Mahira Sharma.
Styling may come with its own set of challenges but watching the end result can be highly fulfilling. If you have the ability to transform a look, obsessively surf through magazines analyzing every outfit, are the go-to fashion consultant for your family and friends and get showered with compliments on how you style your own outfits, this might just be the career path tailor-made for you. Our Fashion Styling and Image Design course will help you shape this talent into a rewarding profession. Check out our course for more.