FHM: Tell us about yourself?
EA: I keep trying to improve as a person and grow as a professional.
FHM: What is your dream job?
EA: I want to grow and excel as a professional and for that every job I do, matters to me.
FHM: How did you prepare for a career in styling?
EA: I have been asked to pack my bags and leave since I have been introducing lavish and luxury services. It was not served in a gold plate; I worked hard and made an effort. I struggled to make the industry realize the significance of a stylist and I am still working on it. It’s not just about making someone wear xyz;it’s more than that.
FHM: What is your styling philosophy?
EA: I prefer to keep it simple, effective and impactful.
FHM: How do you stay updated on the current trends?
EA: Reading makes my life easy.
FHM: Has styling changed your life for better?
EA: It’s become my full time job for the past 10 years and has given me satisfaction, respect and the position I hold at the moment inside and outside the industry.
FHM: How would you describe your signature look?
EA: Effortless, I guess.
FHM: What are your favourite trends this season?
EA: Winter accessories!!!
FHM: What trend would you most like to see disappear?
EA: Everyone claiming to be a celebrity!!!
FHM: How important is communication between yourself and the photographer that you’ll be working with?
EA: It’s as important as a recipe that the chef needs before cooking or baking.
FHM: When considering future engagements, what do you have lined up?
EA: There are a couple of things in the pipeline; since most of my projects are confidential therefore I cannot disclose the details.
FHM: Advice for the up-and-coming fashion stylists up there?
EA: Straight away No to FOC projects.
FHM: Favourite designer?
EA: I am a big sucker of craftsmanship;Rizwan Byeg, Umar Sayeed,Shamaeeel Ansari and the list goes on.
FHM: Favourite brand?
EA: Locally Outfitters, other than that its Zara and Massimo Dutti.
FHM: What are the three favourite pieces in your closet right now?
EA: Black Orchid – Tom Ford
Handmade Oxfords – Knieth Cole
Off white Shalwar Kameez – Khaadi
FHM: Name the top three things in your styling kit that are a must-have?
EA: Safety pins, scissor and adhesive.
FHM: Name three products you would recommend?
EA: White Shirt
Off-white Shalwar Kameez