STYLE EXPERT & MEDIA PERSONALITY
Celebrity Stylist, Fashion Expert and Media Personality, Eric Himel, has been hailed as one of the most diverse and uniquely qualified stylists in the industry. Known for his is discerning eye, constructive candor, and knowing instinctively what looks best on literally anyone make him the Go-To Style Guy for both on and off the camera for men, women and even teenagers alike.
Raised in Toronto and Dallas, Himel moved to the fashion capital of New York City upon graduation where he was accepted and attended the highly competitive Fashion Design Program at the prestigious Parson’s School of Design in New York City where he trained under Project Runway’s dynamic style guru Tim Gunn. Following graduation, Himel moved to Los Angeles and began his styling career expanding his business across the US and Canada. The inspiration for Himel’s career came from an early childhood discovery where he adroitly grasped the transformative power of fashion, recognizing and mastering the ability to shape public perception through style and physical appearance. This ultimately was the basis in helping clients, both celebrity and non-celebrities alike, create the best version of themselves.
From reality shows to lifestyle shows, Himel is a regular media fixture as both an on-air personality as well as a fashion expert giving insightful tips, discussing fashion do’s & don’ts and critiquing celebrity red carpet looks for the The Style Network, E!, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW, TMZ, Lifetime, The Hallmark Channel, The LiveWell Network, The Marilu Henner Show and The Shopping Channel as well as styling photo shoots and offering fashion tips for top magazines including Elle, InStyle, The New York Times, Flaunt, People, Us, GQ, Real Simple, The Huffington Post, Good Housekeeping, First For Women, Los Angeles Fashion Magazine, The New York Post, Miami Living, Chicago Baby, CS, The Atlantan, Michigan Avenue Magazine and The Chicago Tribune. Himel is also a regular contributor to Us Weekly’s Fashion Police as well as Canada’s top lifestyle and beauty magazine and travel magazine, Niche and Drift, respectively, and is a Style Expert for Life & Style Magazine. Eric is also the Fashion Director for one of Chicago’s premiere luxury lifestyle magazine, ChicagoMOD and it’s sister magazine HudsonMOD. When not styling celebrities or the talking fashion on top rated morning shows, Himel is rattling off his fashion edicts and seasonal personal picks with his infamous Himelisms on his eponymous blog, social media and national radio and podcasts.
Himel regularly works with an array of celebrities for on-camera appearances, photo shoots and red carpet events easily moving within the world of TV, movies, sports, restauranteurs and music including Ali Larter, Jenny McCarthy, Kristin Cavallari, Rachel Brosnahan, Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Tia Mowry, Pete Wentz, Grey’s Anatomy Sarah Drew, Ali Fedotowsky, The Goldberg’s Hayley Orrantia, Scottie and Larsa Pippen, Taylor Kinney, Devious Maids’ Roselyn Sanchez, Chicago P.D.’s Marina Squerciati, Jane The Virgin’s Andrea Navedo, American Crime’s Angelique Rivera, MacGyver’s Justin Hires, David Eigenberg, Celebrity Chefs Graham Elliot, Grant Achatz, Curtis Stone, Stephanie Izard & Fabio Viviani, Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, HGTV’s Alison Victoria and The Bachelorette’s Jillian Harris, just to name a few.
Himel’s styling services are complemented by his signature Closet Purge™ – the foundation of his dressing philosophy. Himel’s edict: ‘Everyone should be able to close their eyes and pick out anything from their closet without hesitation or difficulties, put it on, and *look amazing, *be comfortable in their own skin and *exude confidence.’ Furthermore, he maintains having a good stylist is as essential as to having a doctor, therapist or personal trainer.
Himel also has roster of private clients from socialites to corporate CEO’s to the jet-set crowd across the US. By using his longstanding intimate relationships with top brands and fashion houses, Himel services his clients according to their preference: For those who prefer anonymity and have busy schedules, Himel offers on-site styling at the location of the client’s choice, be it their home, office or hotel. For the client that prefers a VIP in-store experience, Himel arranges exclusive, by-appointment-only excursions to stores where he will have a personally selected array of items waiting. Additionally, Himel’s globe-trotting clients may prefer to meet in various shopping destinations for his services or, even if he has never met the client face-to-face, take advantage of his Virtual Styling Session by relying on him to hand-select coveted items and have them delivered directly to them.
Simply put: Whether simply updating a look, styling a red-carpet event or photoshoot or performing an entire closet & style overhaul, Stylist Eric Himel applies his expertise and impeccable taste always surpassing expectations.